Priyanka Chopra joins Aishwarya Rai in London

Former Miss World, Priyanka Chopra has been transformed into a Madame Tussauds waxwork in London. The actress already has figurines in New York, Sydney and in Asia, where her waxwork is touring Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong.

On the latest unveiling, Priyanka said: “I love London, it has such an energy and spirit to it. Working with Madame Tussauds London’s team has been so much fun. It’s incredible to think my fans can now meet my figure in one of my favourite cities in the world."

Priyanka’s figure is sure to make an impression in the Baker Street attraction’s party area. Styled to match the actress’ appearance at the 2017 Golden Globes, Priyanka’s figure will stand out in its exquisite gold sequin gown by Ralph Lauren. The only update to the look is the addition of replica diamond wedding and engagement rings in a nod to her newlywed status.

Steve Davies, Madame Tussauds London said: “Priyanka Chopra Jonas is an obvious choice as the latest addition to our star-studded line…

Two Presidents. One day

President Yoweri Museveni welcomed Julia Morley Chairman and CEO, reigning Miss World, Vanessa Ponce de León and Miss World Africa 2018, Quiin Abenakyowho called on him at his country home in Rwakitura in Kiruhuura district.

President Museveni appealed to both Miss World and Miss World Africa 2018 to popularise the tourism potential of Uganda. He highlighted the hospitality of the Ugandan people and extended an invitation to Miss World to come back in the future to Uganda and enjoy the country’s tourism and hospitality.

Museveni said: “I am happy to meet Miss World, Vanessa Ponce de León and once again our own Miss World Africa, Quiin Abenakyo. I welcome Miss Ponce to the Pearl of Africa, a land of fantastic weather and fascinating tourist attractions. Enjoy your stay here.

“Unfortunately, I was in a hurry to meet the Ankole regional leaders in Mbarara, but we have agreed that she should return, (perhaps in different attire) to see the marvel of the Ankole long-horned cattle.”

Miss W…

Keep the Girl Child in School

Julia Morley, Chairman and CEO and reigning Miss World, Vanessa Ponce de León have been on a six-day tour of Uganda to visit the ‘Keep the Girl Child in School’ ‘Beauty With A Purpose’ project set up by Miss World Africa 2018 Quiin Abenakyo and projects supported by the Miss Uganda Foundation.

On visiting one of the schools, Vanessa said: “Meeting these girls was such a humbling experience. Education is one of the most important things in life as it gives us an understanding of the world around us and is our passport to the future.

“It’s been such an amazing experience to have the opportunity to visit Uganda and to see the difference that Miss World Africa 2018 Quiin Abenakyo’s ‘Beauty With A Purpose’ project ‘Keep a girl child in school’, a campaign that supports girls who drop out of school as a result of pregnancies and child marriages.”

During the visit, Julia Morley Chairman and CEO pledged to work with the Miss Uganda Foundation to make sure the girls get access to education a…

Julia Morley and reigning Miss World arrive in Busoga

Julia Morley Chairman and CEO and reigning Miss World Vanessa Ponce de León have been given a tour of Busoga by Miss World Africa 2018, Quinn Abenakyo and The Rt Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, Speaker of Parliament.

They started the day visiting the work being done by Quinn’s ‘Beauty With A Purpose’ campaign ‘Keep the Child in School’. The project, which received government support in January, aims to empower young girls by keeping them in school and preventing teenage pregnancies. Quinn said: “It’s sad to see girls drop out of school and has asked local leaders to step up their efforts in keeping the youngsters learning.”

Then it was off to climb the famous Kigulu Hill in Buyende, believed to be the first settlement in the Busoga region. Therefore, the hill and the surrounding areas have a historical attachment to the formation of Busoga and before proceeding to the climb visitors have to greet the caretakers of the rocks, who live in grass-thatched huts.

Safely back down, the team joined Ver…

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan joins Madame Tussauds in Sydney

Former Miss World and Bollywood actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is giving company to Priyanka Chopra and Shah Rukh Khan at Madame Tussauds Sydney.

Mark Connolly, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Sydney said: "We're excited to announce that Aishwarya Rai has joined the Madame Tussauds family and will be here for a limited time only. She is one of the most popular and influential celebrities in India and we know she'll be a big hit with Bollywood fans.”

Aishwarya, who was last seen oozing audiences with ravishing appearances at Cannes Film Festival, is giving company to Shah Rukh Khan with whom she worked in a few flicks.

The waxwork figure is based on her red carpet look at the Robin Hood film premiere at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in May 2010. However, she is only in Sydney until January 2020 so be sure to catch her before she jets back off to Madame Tussauds New York.

Aishwarya Rai was the first Bollywood actress to have a prestigious Madame Tussauds figure create…

The pearl of Africa

A media frenzy ensued as reigning Miss World, Vanessa Ponce De León and Julia Morley Chairman and CEO of Miss World touched down at Entebbe for the first-ever visit by the Miss World organisation to Uganda.

The team was welcomed on arrival by Brenda Nanyonjo the licence holder for Miss World in Uganda, Miss Uganda 2018 Quiin Abenakyo who is the reigning Miss World Africa, officials from Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and enjoyed a traditional dance performance.

Speaking to journalists, Vanessa said she could not hold back her excitement after coming to Uganda for the first time. She said: “My sister Quiin has told me so much about Uganda and how it’s the Pearl of Africa. I have only been here a few hours,  but I am already loving it. The people are so friendly and welcoming, the food is amazing, I can see why it’s truly the Pearl of Africa. I can’t wait to meet more people.”

Miss Uganda boss Nanyonjo thanked the Uganda Tourism Board and all the partners who have made this trip possible a…

Miss World Europe is 'Good Morning Belarus!' Presenter

Miss World Europe, Maria Vasilevich, is the new face of Good Morning Belarus! On Belarus 1 Channel.

Maria is happy in her new career and with her bright and early 6:00am start. Maria has told the Miss World Organisation about her new role:

“This is my first experience of live broadcast TV presenting. Beforehand, I had only performed at concerts. It was at a concert that I met my Good Morning Belarus! Co-host, Yevgeny Perlin and had a trial presenting with him. When I was informed that we would be presenting Good Morning Belarus! Together, I was very happy. I think we’re on the same wavelength!

It is a dream come true, working with a wonderful team, starting the day with the whole country and sharing the mood and energy with the audience.

I’ve toured and learnt about the TV studio and learnt that TV presenting is not always straightforward. It is just the beginning and I’m keen to learn and improve. It is reassuring to be working with wonderful colleagues who always support me.”

Heads or tails challenge

Miss world , Vanessa Ponce De Leon flew in to the UK for a very special charity cricket match at Newick Cricket Club in East Sussex.

The event saw a Piers Morgan XI take on Newick CC with Piers including in his line up some of the greatest players of the modern game including former England Captain Michael Vaughan -one of England’s most prolific run scorers of all time, Kevin Pietersen and the West Indies and IPL Superstar Chris Gayle.

A large crowd greeted Vanessa as she “tossed the coin” to launch the event.

“This is my first visit to an English village“ said Vanessa- “I would love to live here - it is so beautiful and the people are so kind - thank you Piers Morgan, your fantastic family and the Newick Village community for making us so welcome.
It’s just a shame that Piers lost the toss!”

The Cricket match raised much needed funds for 2 great charities -
1. Headway- supports families who have a loved one suffering from the effects of a serious brain injury.
2. Chailey Heritage Fo…

Julia Morley honoured as Queen Mother for Bosomtwi

Julia Morley, the chairman of Miss World has been honoured in Ghana with a chieftaincy title as a Queen Mother for Bosomtwi Traditional Area in the Western Region.

This rarely given honour is for Julia’s decades of service to vulnerable people all over the world. Maame Esi Akomaso Nkosuohema was conferred on her at a ceremony at Huni Valley on Friday. This was during the commissioning of a ten acre site for the construction of a Beauty With A Purpose Orphanage and Skills Development Centre.

It was witnessed by all the tribal leaders in the region along with a miss world team that included Miss World 2018, Miss World Africa and Miss World Nigeria who all traveled to Ghana with the Founder of Miss World’s Beauty with a Purpose Program. Also present were Inna Patty; CEO of Miss Ghana organisation; Exclusive Events Ghana and miss world Ghana 2018.

Julia, The First Lady of the Miss World organisation took over the reins as CEO in 2000, after the passing of her husband Eric Morley, who cre…

London to host Miss World final

The Miss World Organisation, led by Julia Morley, Chairman and CEO, has today announced live on Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan exciting plans to bring 130 incredible women from all over the world to London for a three-week festival and the Miss World Final. Contestants will arrive in London on 20 November with the grand final taking place on Saturday 14 December at ExCeL London.

The opening ceremony will be held in London, each contestant will then compete in a series of fast track events that guarantee a place in the top 30. These include Multimedia, Sport, Talent, Top model, Head to Head Challenge and Beauty With A Purpose, taking them on a journey across some of the London’s most iconic landmarks taking in its rich culture and heritage

Julia Morley said: “London is the greatest city in the world to visit. It’s where Miss World started in 1951 as part of the Festival of Britain celebrations and this year, we are going to put on the best show ever.

“Each year we bring togeth…

Happy Birthday Manushi Chhillar

From all of us at Miss World, we wish the 67th Miss World, Manushi Chhillar a very happy birthday 22nd birthday.

Manushi always had a dream of wearing the Miss World Crown. In 2017 that dream came true and the start of a new chapter.

We wish you happiness and hope that all your wishes come true.

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