Miss World 2006
Miss World 2006 titlecard
30 September 2006
Tim Vincent, Angela Chow, Grażyna Torbicka
Westlife, Robin Gibb, Amici
Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw, Poland
TVP, Star World
Cambodia, Montenegro, Serbia
Albania, US Virgin Islands, Chinese Taipei, Malawi, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Swaziland, Switzerland, Uganda
Angola, Austria, Belarus, Cayman Islands, Chile, Curaçao, Finland, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Tahiti, Zimbabwe
Miss World 2006, the 56th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 30 September 2006 at the Sala Kongresowa, the main 2,897-seat auditorium at the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Poland. It was the first time ever that the pageant was held in a European city other than [1 ] London, United Kingdom, having previously been held there in 2002 after the Nigeria Controversy. The pageant officially concluded after Taťána Kuchařová from the Czech Republic was crowned Miss World 2006 by outgoing titleholder Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir of Iceland.
A total of 104 countries competed in the pageant, the sixth largest number behind
2009 (112), 2008 (109), 2004 (107) and 2007 and 2003 (both 106). All contestants were divided in six regional groups: Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Caribbean, Northern Europe, and Southern Europe.
Gdynia was the host of the Beach Beauty contest, Giżycko hosted the Miss Sports contest and Wrocław hosted the Miss Talent competition. The fourth event was Beauty With A Purpose. This is the first time the Czech Republic won the title of Miss World.
Results [ edit ]
Countries and territories which sent delegates and results
Placements [ edit ]
Continental Queens of Beauty [ edit ]
Out of the 17 semi-finalists a group of judges selected the winner of each regional group and received the respective Miss World Regional Title. All of them made the Top 6 finalists.
Special awards [ edit ]
Best World Dress Designer
Fast Track Events [ edit ]
During the month of September four competitions were held from which the winner of each was fast tracked into the semi-finals.
was selected on the September 7 in the city of Beach Beauty Gdynia. was held on the September 12 in the city of Miss Sports Gizycko and the contest was celebrated on the September 20 at Miss Talent Wrocław. The winner was announced on the September 30 during the final telecast. Beauty With A Purpose
Beach Beauty [ edit ]
Miss Sports [ edit ]
Miss Talent [ edit ]
Beauty with a Purpose [ edit ]
The full line-up of official judges who chose Miss World 2006.
Contestants [ edit ]
Two billion people in 200 countries across the globe tuned-in Sunday for the 56th Miss World beauty pageant grand finale in Warsaw, Poland. Viewers were also able to help select Miss World 2006 using a special short message service (SMS) system.
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