-By Ankita Dutta
India is set to host the 71st Miss World pageant in 2023, marking the first time the event will be held in the country. The competition, which started in 1951, celebrates natural beauty, talent, and intelligence while promoting social causes. India has been chosen to host the event due to its rich cultural heritage, commitment to promoting diversity, and passion for empowering women. Contestants from over 130 countries will participate in various competitions showcasing their unique talents, intelligence, and compassion. The event promises to showcase India’s diverse culture and charm to the world, aligning with India’s commitment to women’s empowerment, diversity, and culture to foster positive
India has been selected as the host country for the highly anticipated 71st Miss World 2023 pageant, which marks the first time India is hosting the prestigious beauty pageant. The Miss World competition started in 1951 and is among the oldest and most respected beauty pageants globally. The competition seeks to celebrate natural beauty, talent, and intelligence while promoting social causes.
India was chosen to host the event to recognize the country’s rich cultural heritage, commitment to promoting diversity, and passion for empowering women. The 71st Miss World 2023 will be held in New Delhi, India, given the nation’s vibrant traditions, culture, and history, which make it a global beauty and fashion powerhouse. The competition will showcase the country’s captivating landscapes, iconic landmarks, and warm hospitality.
Over the years, India has produced many world-level pageant winners, including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta, among others, who have made significant contributions to the fashion and entertainment industries. The 71st Miss World 2023 promises to be an extraordinary platform that celebrates the essence of beauty, diversity, and empowerment.
Representatives from more than 130 nations will convene in India to exhibit their individual abilities, intellect, and empathy. They will engage in a sequence of demanding contests, such as demonstrative displays, athletic trials, and charitable undertakings, with the purpose of drawing attention to the outstanding traits that make them remarkable agents of transformation. There will be a number of phases to select candidates throughout a 30- day interval leading up to the momentous conclusion programmed for either November or December 2023.
The Chairperson and CEO of the Miss World Organization, Ms. Julia Morley, expressed her delight at the choice of India for the event, saying, “I am delighted to announce India as the new home of the 71st Miss World Final! Our eagerness knows no bounds in showcasing your exceptional and varied customs, exceptional sights, and stunning spots to the rest of the globe.”
The pageant not only celebrates physical beauty but also the intellect and voice of women. It provides a platform for beauty queens to exhibit their intelligence, raise their voices, advocate for social causes, and foster positive change globally. By hosting the 71st Miss World pageant in 2023, India demonstrates its dedication to bolstering these principles and acting as a driving force for significant dialogues and deeds.
The Founder and CEO of PME, Salman Ahmed, who is partnering with the Miss World Organization to host the event, expressed his delight and spoke of India as an incredible country, full of vibrancy, colors, and life – the elements that represent beauty in its purest form. By hosting the 71st Miss World 2023, India aims to welcome the world with open arms, showcase the country’s grace, beauty, and progressive spirit, and celebrate the power of women to make a difference.