Miss International 2018

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Miss International 2018
Tokyodome.jpg
Tokyo Dome City, Tokyo, the venue for Miss International 2018
Date November 9, 2018
Presenters Tetsuya Bessho, Megumi Toyoguchi and Hiroyuki Sekino
Venue Tokyo Dome City Hall, Bunkyo, Tokyo - Japan
Broadcaster Host Broadcaster:
Co-host Broadcaster:
Entrants 80+
Placements 15
Returns
← 2017
2019 →

Miss International 2018 was the 58th Miss International pageant, which will be held in Tokyo Dome City Hall in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan on November 9, 2018. Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia will crown her successor at the end of the event.

Contestants from 80+ countries and territories will compete in this year's Miss International pageant, surpassing the previous record of 73 contestants in 2014, making the biggest turnout in the pageant's history.[1]

Announcement[edit]

In April 12, 2018, it was announced during a website conference by Akemi Shimomura, the president of the International Cultural Association, this is the third consecutive year that the 2018 pageant will be held in Tokyo Dome City Hall, Tokyo, Japan on Friday the November 9, 2018.[2]

Contestants[edit]

Tokyo Dome City Hall, venue of Miss International 2018.
Buildings in Tokyo against a blue sky
Tokyo Dome City Hall, looking from the East near Suidōbashi Station

71 delegates have been confirmed.

Country/Territory Contestant Age Hometown
Argentina Argentina Rocio Pérez[3][designations 1] 22 Buenos Aires
Aruba Aruba Anouk Eman[4][designations 2] 26 Oranjestad
Australia Australia Emily Tokić[5] 21 Canberra
Belarus Belarus Margarita Martynova[6] 22 Minsk
Bolivia Bolivia María Elena Antelo[7] 24 Beni
Brazil Brazil Stephanie Pröglhöf[8] 24 São José dos Campos
Cambodia Cambodia Dy Sokrakheta[9] 24 Phnom Penh
Canada Canada Camila Gonzalez[10] 21 Toronto
Chile Chile María Pía Vilches[11] 22 La Ligua
China China Wang Chaoyuan[12] 22 Guilin
Colombia Colombia Anabella Castro[13][designations 3] 20 Valledupar
Cook Islands Cook Islands Louisa Purea[14] 20 Avarua
Costa Rica Costa Rica Glennys Medina Segura[15] 23 Guanacaste
Ivory Coast Cote d'Ivoire Jemima Gbato[16] 21 Abidjan
Cuba Cuba Jennifer Alvarez Ruiz[17] 26 Havana
Curaçao Curaçao Diona Angela[18] 21 Willemstad
Czech Republic Czech Republic Daniela Zálešáková[19] 19 Most
Ecuador Ecuador Michelle Huet[20] 22 Guayaquil
El Salvador El Salvador Ena Cea[21] 19 Santa Ana
Ethiopia Ethiopia Frezewd Solomon[22] 21 Addis Ababa
France France Mélanie Labat[23] 23 Poussan
Georgia (country) Georgia Medea Gejadze 20 Tbilisi
Ghana Ghana Benedicta Nana Adjei[24] 22 East Legon
Gibraltar Gibraltar Lilly Gomez[25] 22 Gibraltar
Guadeloupe Guadeloupe Sarah Eruam[26] 21 Le Gosier
Guam Guam Diliana Tuncap[27] 24 Hagåtña
Guatemala Guatemala Gabriela Castillo[28] 20 Guatemala City
Haiti Haiti Merlie Fleurizard[29] 26 Port-au-Prince
Honduras Honduras Alejandra Fuentes[30] 24 Catacamas
Hong Kong Hong Kong Carmaney Wong[31] 24 Kowloon
Hungary Hungary Frida Maczkó[32] 22 Vác
India India Tanishqa Bhosale[33] 19 Pune
Indonesia Indonesia Vania Herlambang[34] 21 Banten
Japan Japan Hinano Sugimoto[35] 20 Tokyo
Kenya Kenya Ivy Nyangasi Mido[36][designations 4] 22 Nairobi
South Korea Korea Yejin Seo[37][designations 5] 21 Seoul
Laos Laos Noy Manika[38] 24 Vientiane
Lebanon Lebanon Rachel Younan[39] 23 Beirut
Macau Macau Cherry Chin[40] 24 Taipa
Madagascar Madagascar Esmeralda Malleka[41] 25 Vohemar
Malaysia Malaysia Mandy Loo 22 Georgetown
Mauritius Mauritius Ashna Nookooloo[42] 22 Curepipe
Mexico Mexico Nebai Torres[43][designations 6] 25 Guadalajara
Moldova Moldova Daniela Marin[44][designations 7] 20 Leova
Mongolia Mongolia Munkhchimeg Batjargal[45] 19 Ulaanbaatar
Myanmar Myanmar May Yu Khatar[46] 19 Yangon
Nepal Nepal Ronali Amatya[47] 22 Kathmandu
New Zealand New Zealand Natasha Unkovich[48] 24 East Auckland
Nicaragua Nicaragua Ingger Zepeda[49] 24 Managua
Nigeria Nigeria Mafo Victoria Waniko[50] 22 Abuja
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Marianas Celine Cabrera[51] 23 Saipan
Norway Norway Helene Abildnes[52] 19 Kristiansand
Panama Panama Shirel Ortiz[53] 22 Panama City
Paraguay Paraguay Daisy Lezcano[54] 24 San Lorenzo
Philippines Philippines Maria Ahtisa Manalo[55] 21 Candelaria
Poland Poland Marta Pałucka[56] 25 Sopot
Portugal Portugal Carina Neto[57] 21 Gondomar
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Yarelis Salgado[58][designations 8] 24 Toa Alta
Romania Romania Bianca Tirsin[59] 20 Arad
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Michaella Oladuni[60] 23 Freetown
Singapore Singapore Eileen Feng[61] 22 Singapore
Slovakia Slovakia Radka Grendová[62] 20 Revúca
South Africa South Africa Reabetswe Sechoaro[63] 23 Pretoria
Spain Spain Susana Sanchez[64] 25 Huelva
Sweden Sweden Izabell Hahn[65] 26 Linköping
Taiwan Taiwan Kao Man-jung[66] 20 Taipei
Ukraine Ukraine Bogdana Tarasyk[67] 23 Kryvyi Rih
United Kingdom United Kingdom Sharon Gaffka[68] 22 Oxford
United States United States Bonnie Walls[69] 24 New York City
Venezuela Venezuela Mariem Velazco[70] 19 San Tomé
Vietnam Vietnam Nguyễn Thị Thúy An[71] 21 Kiên Giang

Upcoming national pageants[edit]

Country / Territory Date
 Hawaii September 28,2018[72]
 Belgium September, 2018[73]
 Dominican Republic September, 2018[73]
 Lithuania September, 2018[73]
 Netherlands September, 2018[73]
 Peru September, 2018[73]
 Russia September, 2018[73]
 Tunisia September, 2018[73]
 Finland October 1, 2018[74]
 Egypt October 3, 2018[75]
 Thailand October 6, 2018[76]
 Denmark October 10, 2018[77]
 Zimbabwe October 10, 2018[78]
 Sri Lanka October 12, 2018[79]

Returns[edit]

Last competed in 1961:

Last competed in 1999:

Last competed in 2011:

Last competed in 2014:

Last competed in 2015:

Last competed in 2016:

Replacements[edit]

Designations[edit]

  1. ^ ARGENTINA – Rocio Pérez was appointed to represent Argentina at Miss International 2018 pageant, by Belleza Argentina Organization, official franchise holder of Miss International in Argentina.[citation needed]
  2. ^ ARUBA – Stephanie Helen Anouk was appointed to represent Aruba at Miss International 2018 pageant, by Srta. Aruba, official franchise holder of Miss International in Aruba. Stephanie was Miss World Aruba 2017.[citation needed]
  3. ^ COLOMBIA – Anabella Castro Sierra was appointed to represent Colombia at Miss International 2018 pageant, by Raymundo Angulo Pizarro the President of Señorita Colombia pageant after the 2018 edition winner is setting to represent Colombia in 2019 season. Anabelle was Top 10, as Señorita Cesar at Señorita Colombia 2017.[citation needed]
  4. ^ KENYA – Ivy Mido was designated to compete at Miss International pageant in Japan. She was Miss Supranational Kenya 2017.[citation needed]
  5. ^ KOREA – Yejin Seo was appointed to represent South Korea at Miss International 2018 pageant, by Hanju E&M Miss Korea Organization who is national franchise holder of Miss International in South Korea. Seo is a runner-up at Miss Korea 2018.[citation needed]
  6. ^ MEXICO – Nebai Torres was appointed to represent Mexico at Miss International 2018 pageant, by Lupita Jones the President of Mexicana Universal pageant. Nebai was the 4th Runner-up at Mexicana Universal 2018.[citation needed]
  7. ^ MOLDOVA – Daniela Marin was appointed to represent Moldova at Miss International 2018 pageant, by Miss Moldova committee. Daniela was the winner of Miss Moldova 2016 who competed at Miss World 2016 in the United States.[citation needed]
  8. ^ PUERTO RICO – Yarelis Salgado was appointed to represent Puerto Rico at Miss International 2018 pageant, by Nuestra Belleza Puerto Rico Organization after a year of absence because Hurricane Maria not only destroyed the country. Yarelis was 2nd Runner-up at Miss Mundo Puerto Rico 2018.[citation needed]

Crossovers[edit]

Contestants who previously competed or will be competing at other international beauty pageants: