49th Miss Intercontinental shifts venue from India to Egypt due to Covid-19

05 Jun 2021 | Angelique Reyes

Miss Intercontinental 2021 will be the 49th edition of the Miss Intercontinental pageant, corresponding to the year 2021.The pageant was scheduled to be held in India and was shifted to late spring 2021 due to the pandemic situation, but not anymore. This year’s edition of Miss Intercontinental will no longer be held in India.

The Miss Intercontinental Mexico organization organized a live session on their social media hosted by Miss Intercontinental Mexico 2020 Paulina Uceda where she discussed the details of the preparations for the upcoming contest and interacted with her followers.



During the live session, Paulina also shared some very important details along with confirming that the edition is no longer hosted by India due to the alarming rise in COvid-19 cases in the country and will move to Egypt soon. Even though the official dates haven’t been announced by the organization but this update by the Mexican diva has surely revamped the excitement among the pageant lovers.

Candidates from more than 70 countries and autonomous territories will compete for the title out of which 33 candidate shave been confirmed. At the end of the contest, Fanni Mikó, Miss Intercontinental 2019 from Hungary, will crown her successor.

The Miss Intercontinental crown is named Oriental Holy Water and is worth three million yuan (approx. 360,000 US dollars). The design was inspired by water, the source of life, representing the natural beauty and purity of women. The design signifies the strength and the power and includes the woman of beauty in the center of the crown. The crown remains in the WBO Office and is used only for the crowning of each new Miss Intercontinental.



The Miss Intercontinental pagaent has grown to become an ultimate show and icon of female beauty and success, well known as as showcase for the world´s most poised, stunning women. Some of the popular winners in the history of Miss Intercontinental pageant are Verona Feldbusch from Germany (1993), Lara Dutta from India (1997), Ligia Petit from Venezuela (2001), and Dominike Hourani from Lebanon (2003).