India to host Miss World competition for first time after 27 years
The Miss World Organization on Thursday announced that India has been chosen as the host country for the highly anticipated 71st Miss World 2023 pageant.
"71st Miss World 2023 in India will promote charitable causes through philanthropic activities, inspiring contestants to make a positive impact in their communities and contribute to society," read a statement issued by the organization which hosts the iconic event.
Bollywood celebrities from Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Priyanka Chopra to Yukta Mukhey, India has many beautiful women who have won world-level pageants.
On the occasion, Chairperson and CEO, Miss World Organization, Julia Morley said, “I am delighted to announce India as the new home of the 71st Miss World Final! I have had a great affection for India from the first moment I visited this incredible country more than 30 years ago!"
"We cannot wait to share your unique and diverse culture, world class attractions and breathtaking locations with the rest of the world. Miss World Limited and PME Entertainment are joining forces - to produce an extraordinary Miss World Festival," Julia Morley said.
“India prepares to welcome the world with open arms with the 71st Miss World 2023 and showcase the country's grace, beauty, and progressive spirit. Join us in celebrating the power of women to make a difference, as we embark on this extraordinary journey together.” Miss World 2022, Karolina Bielawska said.