Tag: Miss World. Beauty Pageants



Miss World opens in Indonesia after protests

Competitors of Miss World pageant, from right to left, Elena Ibarbia Jimenez of Spain, Gina Hargitay of Jamaica, Nadyalee Torres of Puerto Rico, Megan Young of Philippines, and Karen Ghraoui of Lebanon attend a press conference at Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)BALI, Indonesia (AP) — The 63rd edition of the Miss World pageant opened Sunday after protests by Muslim hard-liners confined the event to Indonesia’s predominantly Hindu resort island of Bali.