Miss Universe 2023 can be held in El Salvador | Jobs Punch

After a glamorous 2022 last in Louisiana, it has been introduced that Miss Universe 2023 is heading again to the Americas and can be held in El Salvador.

No official date has been introduced for the following competitors, though it’s anticipated to happen later this yr, as final yr’s competitors was moved to keep away from a conflict with the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in November.

The announcement was made by the nation’s president, Naib Bukele, throughout the 71st Miss Universe in New Orleans, the place Miss USA R’Bonnie Gabriel was topped, turning into the primary Filipino-American to win the pageant.

“El Salvador is a rustic filled with magnificence,” Bukele mentioned in a recorded video. “We’ve the very best browsing seashores on this planet, nice volcanoes, nice espresso, and now we have grow to be the most secure nation in Latin America.

“I wish to thank the Miss Universe Group for becoming a member of us on this historic course of. El Salvador is altering and we would like you to come back and see it for your self.”

Formally often known as the Republic of El Salvador, the nation is positioned in Central America and borders Honduras and Guatemala.

The final time the pageant was held in 1975 in San Salvador, when Mrs. Finland received the crown.

The US has hosted extra of the competitors than another nation, however different host nations embody Thailand, the Philippines, Russia, Vietnam, Greece, Cyprus, South Korea and Singapore.

In 2021, when India’s Harnaaz Sandhu received first place, it was in Israel for the primary time.

Huge modifications are coming to Miss Universe

Whereas extra particulars in regards to the pageant and venue have but to be introduced, followers can anticipate massive modifications to the pageant this yr.

In October, Thai media and content material firm JKN World Group purchased the Miss Universe Group from IMG, making CEO Anne Jakkaphong Jakrajutathipu the primary lady to personal the worldwide magnificence pageant in its 70-year historical past.

JKN, which owns a portfolio of broadcast and media titles, mentioned the deal would construct on the competitors’s legacy and proceed its dedication to inclusion. There are additionally plans to develop the Miss Universe model, together with the launch of a brand new licensing and merchandising arm, MU Life-style.

Final yr, the Miss Universe group made a historic resolution to alter the principles of contestant qualification for the primary time in seven a long time. In keeping with an inside notice seen nationwide, the group introduced that it could enable married ladies and moms to take part.

Beforehand, solely single ladies between the ages of 18 and 28 who had by no means been married and had no kids may apply.

“All of us imagine that girls ought to have company over their lives and that an individual’s private selections mustn’t stand in the best way of their success,” the notice mentioned.

The principles can be legitimate for the 72nd Miss Universe pageant.

Israel bows

In November, Israel introduced for the primary time in seven a long time that it could not ship a magnificence queen to the 2022 Miss Universe pageant.

The Miss Israel group launched a press release saying it could not take part within the pageant, which was based in 1952.

The Occasions of Israel reported that opinions have been divided within the nation about whether or not magnificence contests would nonetheless be related in 2022.

The announcement got here a yr after the worldwide competitors was held within the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat.

It stays to be seen whether or not different nations will comply with this instance this yr.

Scroll by the gallery beneath to see Miss Universe 2022 nationwide costume spherical

Up to date: January 15, 2023 at 5:56 a.m

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