The Miss World group introduced on Thursday, December 16 that the 2021 pageant has been postponed on account of COVID-19. Here is what we all know to this point concerning the cancellation and if it is going to be rescheduled.
The 2021 Miss World Pageant Is Postponed In the Interest of Health & Safety
The Miss World group posted a press launch on Thursday, December 16 detailing the postponement of the 2021 pageant and confirming “optimistic instances” throughout the group.
The press launch reads, “After assembly with the virologists and medical specialists employed to supervise the Miss World 2021 occasion and discussing with the Puerto Rico Health Department, the choice has been made by the organizers of the occasion to postpone the globally broadcast finale on the Puerto RicoColiseum Jose Miguel Agrelot to be held throughout the subsequent 90 days.”
It continued, “As of yesterday, further security measures had been applied in the perfect curiosity of the contestants, manufacturing crew and spectators, understanding the occasion elevated dangers on the stage and within the dressing room. However, after further optimistic instances had been confirmed this morning after consulting with well being officers and specialists, the postponement determination was made.”
So, the excellent news is the group believes it could reschedule the pageant throughout the subsequent three months, although clearly, that can rely upon the state of affairs with COVID-19.
The press launch stated that the subsequent step for everybody concerned is “rapid quarantine, pending remark and additional testing in keeping with finest practices in conditions like this.”
“Once and solely when contestants and workers are cleared by well being officers and advisors, will contestants and associated workers return to their house nations,” learn the assertion.
“We are very a lot wanting ahead to the return of our contestants, (who we’ve grown to know and love), to compete for the Miss World crown,” stated Julia Morley, CEO of Miss World Ltd, in an announcement. “Puerto Rico affords a secure surroundings and a spectacular backdrop for filming the Miss World Festival!”
The Finalists So Far
The Miss World competitors preliminaries really happen over a number of weeks main as much as the finals, so there are already 15 finalists for the pageant recognized after the head-to-head competitors, the expertise competitors, the sporting competitors, the highest model problem and the Beauty With A Purpose problem. You can see the total outcomes right here and the primary 15 finalists are listed beneath:
Miss Botswana Palesa Mofele
Miss Cameroon Audrey Monkam
Miss Cote D’Ivoire Olivia Yacé
Miss England Rehema Muthamia
Miss India Manasa Varanasi
Miss Kenya Sharon Obara
Miss Mexico Karolina Vidales
Miss Mongolia Burte-Ujin Anu
Miss Nepal Namrata Shrestha
Miss Nicaragua Sheynnis Palacios
Miss Paraguay Bethania Borba
Miss Philippines Tracy Perez
Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida
Miss United States Shree Saini
Miss Venezuela Alejandra Conde
Some of the finalists have been posting messages on social media. Miss Cote D’Ivoire Olivia Yace wrote (translated from French), “Slightly over a month in the past, I began a terrific human journey. Many of you supported me, past my expectations. Today, the final day of the competitors, I wish to categorical my appreciation and gratitude to all of you.”
Miss Kenya Sharon Obara posted a photograph of the delegates sporting their masks and wrote, “The interactions with my sisters, facilitators and trainers from all internationally with various backgrounds has led to us changing into one huge, heat, blissful and delightful household.The class of 2021. It has been an incredible one month filled with lifetime recollections and adventures. I’ll miss us. I want every one among us all the perfect in our endeavors and will our functions carry us nearer collectively as they take us close to and much away from house.”
The Miss World 2021 pageant will hopefully be held someday between now and March 2022.