Friday, September 26, 2008

Miss New Zealand International 2008

Rhonda Grant will represent NZ in Miss International

Rhonda Grant has been selected to represent New Zealand at the Miss International 2008 contest to take place in Japan and Macau next month.

Ms Grant, a 22-year old health promotion co-ordinator with the National Heart Foundation in Napier, graduated from the Palmerston North campus in May with a Bachelor of Science in human nutrition.

While a student at Massey University she was a runner-up in last year's Miss Manawatu beauty pageant and, in April this year, came 2rd in the Miss Universe New Zealand pageant.

"Miss International is rated as one of the top beauty pageants in the world along with Miss Universe and Miss World," Ms Grant says.

"The contest runs over three weeks. We go to Japan first and then to Macau for the pageant. I'm really excited and honoured to be chosen and will do my best to represent New Zealand well and meet some fantastic people."

The 1.78 m beauty will join 60 other contestants to compete for this year's title.

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Miss Mongolia International 2008

In ULAANBAATAR, Sep. 17 - O. Khulangoo, born in 1988, became the winner of the Miss Mongolia-2008 beauty pageant that was held in Ulaanbaatar on September 17.

She, 20 year old, will represent Mongolia at the Miss International 2008 Beauty Pageant to be held in Macau, on November 8th.

The runner-ups included E. Selenge, P. Shuudertsetseg, G. Bolortsetseg and N. Chimedlkha, and they have been awarded with invitations to take part in international contests such as "Miss intercontinental", "Miss global city", "Miss Tourism", and "Top model of the world".

About 150 beautiful ladies from all corner of Mongolia took part in this beauty contest. A total of 21 ladies competed in the final round.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

New Miss Mexico Universe and Miss Mexico World

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In 2008, the 15th anniversary of Nuestra Belleza Mexico, a beauty contest telecast live from the Monterrey Arena in Nuevo Leon, a beauty stand 1.76 m tall 20 years old, Karla Maria Carrillo Gonzalez was crowned the new Miss Mexico 2008 ( or Nuestra Belleza Mexico 2008). She, a student of graphic design from Guadalajara (Jalisco), will represent her country at Miss Universe 2009.

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Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2008 or Miss Mexico 2008 was a beauty from Guamuchil (Sinaloa), Perla Judith Beltran Acosta. She, 21 years old 1.76 m tall, will represent Mexico at the Miss World 2009 beauty Pageant.

A beauty from Sinaloa, Laura Zuniga, as 1st runner up and will compete in the Miss International 2009 Beauty Contest.
The 2nd runner up was Cecilia Montano from Sonora
The 3rd runner up was Paulina Hernandez from Baja California Norte

Karla Maria Carrillo Gonzalez Perla Judith Beltran Acosta
Laura Zuniga Cecilia Montano Paulina Hernandez

Special Awards:

BEST HAIR: Perla Beltran Acosta
BEST SKIN: Ana Catherina Castrejon

Meet 33 beautiful contestants.