Miss World Pageant in China


Valerie About Chacra, Miss World Lebanon reacts after entering the semi final at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in southern China's Hainan province on December 19, 2015. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo)



Catharina Choi Nunes, Miss World Brazil reacts after entering the semi final at the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in southern China's Hainan province on December 19, 2015. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo)



Contestants perform during the dress rehearsal of the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in southern Hainan province on December 18, 2015. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo)



Contestants perform during the dress rehearsal of the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in southern Hainan province on December 18, 2015. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo)



Contestants perform during the dress rehearsal of the Miss World Grand Final in Sanya, in southern Hainan province on December 18, 2015. The 65th edition of the Miss World Grand Final will kick off on December 19 in Sanya. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo)



Miss Indonesia, Maria Harfanti (R) reacts after she was announced second runner-up for the Miss World title during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 19 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Miss Spain, Mireia Lalaguna Royo (C-L) is surrounded by fellow contestants after winning the Miss World title during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 19 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Miss Spain, Mireia Lalaguna Royo (C) performs with other contestants after winning the Miss World title during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 19 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Miss Spain, Mireia Lalaguna Royo (R) hugs former Miss World Jolene Strauss from South Africa after winning the Miss World title during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 19 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Miss Spain, Mireia Lalaguna Royo (C) reacts after winning the Miss World title Miss World during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan Province of China, 19 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Miss Spain, Mireia Lalaguna Royo (bottom R) waves after winning the Miss World title during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan Province of China, 19 December 2015. Miss Spain, Mireia Lalaguna Royo (C) wins the top title at the grand finals of Miss World pageant. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Miss China, Yuan Lu (C) poses with other contestants on stage during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 19 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Miss Poland, Marta Kaja Palucka (2-R), Miss Serbia, Marija Cetkovic (R) and other contestants walk on stage during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 19 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Contestants Miss Honduras, Gabriela Vanessa Salazar Valle (L) and Miss Hungary, Daniella Kiss walk on stage during the grand final of the 65th Miss World pageant at the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 19 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Contestants for the Miss World grand final perform in colourful costumes during a dress rehearsal in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 18 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Miss World Netherlands Margot Hanekamp performs in colourful costumes during a dress rehearsal for the Miss World grand final in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 18 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



A view of the Beauty Crown Hotel Complex, venue for the Miss World grand final in Sanya, Hainan province, China, 18 December 2015. (Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA)



Newly crowned Miss World Mireia Lalaguna Royo from Spain, center reacts as she is announced the winner of the 2015 Miss World Grand Final in Sanya in south China's Hainan province Saturday December 19, 2015. (Photo by Chinatopix Via AP Photo)



Miss World Mireia Lalaguna Royo from Spain, center, Sofia Nikitchuk from Russia, left, the runner-up, and Maria Harfanti from Indonesia, right, the second runner-up celebrate at the end of the 2015 Miss World Grand Final in Sanya in south China's Hainan province Saturday December 19, 2015. Spain's Mireia Lalaguna Royo was named the winner of the Miss World 2015 competition Saturday night in the southern Chinese island resort of Sanya, an event dogged by controversy over China's refusal to allow Canada's entrant to attend. (Photo by Chinatopix Via AP Photo)





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