Miss World 2023: India Welcomes the World’s Most Beautiful Women

India is gearing up to host the 71st edition of the Miss World pageant which is Miss World 2023, one of the most prestigious and glamorous events in the world. Miss World 2023 will take place in Mumbai, India on 9th March 2024, marking the second time that the country will host the pageant after nearly three decades. Earlier India hosted Miss World competition in 1996 where Miss Greece won the competition.

The Miss World pageant is not just a beauty contest, but a platform for empowerment. It is a platform for women from different countries and cultures to showcase their talents, intelligence, personality, and social causes. The contestants are judged on various aspects such as sports, talent, top model, multimedia, beauty with a purpose, and the final interview. The winner of the pageant is crowned as Miss World and becomes an ambassador for the Miss World Organization, which supports various humanitarian projects around the world.

India has a rich legacy of producing remarkable beauty queens who have made the country proud at the international stage. India has won the Miss World crown six times, making it one of the most successful countries in the history of the pageant. The first Indian woman to win the title was Reita Faria in 1966, followed by Aishwarya Rai in 1994, Diana Hayden in 1997, Yukta Mookhey in 1999, Priyanka Chopra in 2000, and Manushi Chhillar in 2017.

The current Miss World is Karolina Bielawska of Poland, who was crowned by her predecessor Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico at the 70th edition of the pageant held in San Juan, Puerto Rico on 16 March 2022. Karolina Bielawska is a 23-year-old model and student of psychology who impressed the judges with her beauty, grace, and eloquence. She also won the head-to-head challenge and the top model fast track events.

The contestants for Miss World 2023 have already been selected from 112 countries and territories. Rest of the countries will select their representative in coming days. Some of them are designees after the withdrawal or dethronement of the original winners in their respective countries and territories. The contestants will arrive in India on 18th February 2024 at New Delhi, India and will participate in various pre-pageant activities in New Delhi and Mumbai such as visits to historical and cultural sites, charity events, rehearsals, and preliminary competitions.

The finale of Miss World 2023 will be a grand spectacle that will showcase the beauty, diversity, and talent of the contestants. The event will be broadcast live to millions of viewers across the globe. The host country India will also showcase its rich culture and heritage through various performances and segments. The highlight of the night will be when Karolina Bielawska will pass on her crown and sash to her successor, who will be chosen by a panel of eminent judges and public votes.

Miss World 2023 is expected to be a memorable event that will celebrate women empowerment, social responsibility, and cultural exchange. It will also boost India’s tourism and image as a global destination. As the world awaits to witness who will be crowned as the new Miss World, India welcomes the world’s most beautiful women with open arms and warm hospitality.

Venue and Date of Miss World 2023:

Initially, the Miss World 2023 was planned to take place in the United Arab Emirates in May 2023. However, it was later moved to India for undisclosed reasons. Earlier the venue was India International Convention and Expo Centre in New Delhi, which was confirmed on September 15, 2023 by Julia Morley, the chairperson and chief executive of the Miss World Organization in collaboration with PME Entertainment.

Earlier the finale date was 16th December 2023, and then it has been changed to 2nd March 2024 which was announced by Karolina Bielawska via her Instagram story. Rumors says that the date has been changed because of the upcoming elections in New Delhi, India. But finally it has been confirmed by organization that the finale date is 9th March 2024 and the venue is The Jio World Centre, Mumbai. The contestants will arrive in New Delhi, India on 18th February and then they will fly to Mumbai for finale competition which will be held on 9th March 2024.


Approximately Contestants from 140 countries and territories have been selected to compete in the Miss World 2023 competition. These participants will represent their respective nations and showcase their beauty, talent, and intelligence on a global platform.

Karolina Bielawska:

The reigning Miss World, Karolina Bielawska from Poland, will crown her successor at the end of the event. Karolina won the title in 2022 and has been an exceptional ambassador for the Miss World Organization.

Return to India:

The 71st edition of the Miss World 2023 competition will be held in Mumbai, India, on 9th March 2024. It will be the second time that India will host the prestigious event, after hosting it for the first time in 1996 in Bangalore. The final date of the pageant is 9th March 2024. The Miss World 2023 competition is expected to attract a huge audience and media attention, as well as generate significant revenue and tourism for India. The event will also provide an opportunity for India to showcase its hospitality, infrastructure, and social initiatives to the world.

Selection Process of Miss World 2023:

Contestants need to qualify for the finals through various fast-track events, such as a Talent round, a Beauty with a Purpose round, and a Head-to-Head challenge. These events test their skills, personality, and social impact. Contestants need to impress the judges with their performance in the final show, which may include modeling a designer outfit, proving their physical fitness, and giving a speech. The judges will evaluate them based on what they have displayed so far, ranging from talents to fitness.

The winner of Miss World is announced by the judges at the end of the final show. The winner receives a crown, a sash, and various prizes and opportunities. The winner also becomes an ambassador for the Miss World Organization and its humanitarian causes.

Miss World 2023: A Recap of Results and Highlights

The Miss World 2023 pageant held in [location] brought together stunning contestants from around the globe, each vying for the coveted crown. Let’s delve into the results and highlights of this prestigious event, where beauty, talent, and purpose converged on one stage.


The grand title of Miss World 2023 was clinched by Krystyna Pyszková from the Czech Republic, radiating grace and elegance throughout the competition. The placements are as below:

Winner: Krystyna Pyszková (Czech Republic)
Runner-Up: Yasmina Zaytoun (Lebanon)

Top 4:
Lesego Chombo (Botswana)
Aché Abrahams (Trinidad and Tobago)

Top 8:
Leticía Frota (Brazil)
Jessica Gagen (England)
Sini Shetty (India)
Hannah Tumukunde (Uganda)

Continental Queens of Beauty:

Apart from the main crown, several delegates earned recognition as Continental Queens of Beauty, representing their regions with grace and poise:

Americas: Leticía Frota (Brazil)
Caribbean: Aché Abrahams (Trinidad and Tobago)
Africa: Lesego Chombo (Botswana)
Europe: Jessica Gagen (England)
Asia: Yasmina Zaytoun (Lebanon)
Oceania: Kristen Wright (Australia)

Charitable Endeavors:

The Miss World Organization has raised over £1 billion for children’s charities that help disabled and underprivileged children since its inception in 1951. The competition serves as a platform to promote philanthropy and make a positive impact on society.

Crowning Moment:

The crowning moment at the end of the event is always highly anticipated. It symbolizes the culmination of weeks of hard work, dedication, and perseverance by all participants.

Global Impact:

The Miss World competition attracts millions of viewers worldwide and serves as a celebration of beauty, diversity, and cultural exchange. It provides an opportunity for contestants to showcase their talents, intelligence, and commitment to social causes.


The Miss World 2023 competition promises to be an exciting event filled with glamour, talent, and inspiration. As the pageant will take place on 9th March 2024 in Mumbai, India, let us celebrate the spirit of beauty, grace, and compassion that defines this iconic pageant.

Read about “Miss World 2017- Manushi Chhillar and her charity work.

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