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The Miss World nominees arrive tomorrow in Puerto Rico

A total of 106 young men and women will arrive on Sunday in Puerto Rico to represent each of their countries in the 70th edition of the most important and oldest Miss Universe contest on the planet, Miss World 2021, which will celebrate its last event on December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum of Puerto Rico. That night the current Miss World Tony Ann SinghHe will be crowned his successor.

The event will be held for the first time in a Latin American country. For 26 days, the contestants will participate in a series of activities around the archipelago where they will learn about important places, part of its history, and will enjoy its culture, food and the warmth of its people.

In addition, this year the organization will celebrate 50 years of ‘Beauty with a Purpose’, the organization’s central philosophy through which remarkable social work has been carried out in every country to which it has contributed.

At the same time, the Caribbean country will receive the economic impact that this event assumes due to the number of people who will visit it for a month to participate in activities and the positive international projection of Puerto Rico around the world.

Candidates who will arrive in Puerto Rico at different times will be transferred to the hotel Hyatt Regency Grande Reserve Puerto Rico in Rio Grande.

For his part, the actor, singer and producer Fernando Allende, a spokesperson for the English Miss World Organization, who has worked for the past six years with the entity, confirmed that the production of this competition is one of the most important television broadcasts ever. the level. Worldwide with an audience of up to 500 million viewers reaching 170 regions around the world.

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Miss World is 70 years old and comes to celebrate in Puerto Rico. For the country, this is an invaluable exhibition of positive and beautiful images of Puerto Rican culture,” said Allende, whose paternal grandfather was born in Puerto Rico. He added that the Puerto Rican government is joining in the special initiative to hold this great event, bringing invaluable display around the world.

Crystal Rose Pierce, director of the Integro Foundation, a Puerto Rican-based nonprofit, explained that she joined Beauty with a Purpose with the goal of helping nonprofit entities that contribute to their communities and that are in turn women-led.

Through Puerto Rico with the Purpose program, the entity will support organizations working for the benefit of this beautiful island. The initiative is inspired by the Miss World mission 50 years ago, Beauty with a Purpose, in which every woman representing her country completes a charitable project.

“We are excited to partner with Beauty with Purpose to directly impact the people and organizations that help Puerto Rico thrive. She commented on this opportunity to show the true inner beauty of Miss World.

Rose Pierce explained that a star-studded party will take place on December 13 at the Fairmont Hotel El San Juan in Puerto Rico.

“All contestants who showcase the best in fashion, their talents, their art and their philanthropy will participate in the event. He stressed that the fundraising and auctions will benefit organizations across the island that help underserved communities, with an emphasis on women-led efforts.”

It was also reported that Lady Willia Forsyth, who became the first Puerto Rican to receive the Miss World crown, is already in Puerto Rico to participate in various activities of the organization.

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20210421, San Juan registration for the Miss World contest in Puerto Rico at the Teatro Tapia. Pictured is Wilnelia Merced, a local pageant franchisee. (Photo: Vanessa Serra Diaz [email protected]) (Vanessa Sierra Diaz)

On the subject of COVID-19, the organization stated that it will comply with all protocols established by the government. They expected all candidates as well as all employees to do so Show proof of vaccination to participate in various activities.