Miss International Organization increases age limit for the beauty pageant

08 Jun 2020 | Angelique Reyes

The 60th edition of Miss International i.e., Miss International 2020 which was scheduled be held on 29th October 2020 at Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan has been postponed. Miss International 2019 Sireethorn Leearamwat of Thailand will crown her successor at the end of the event.

Miss International Organization recently announced that the pageant has been suspended until the October 2021. The decision has been made due to the sudden increase in the number of covid19 affected patients across the globe. The official spokesperson for Miss International Akemi Schimomura, stated that all the national directors of Miss International pageants across the 69 countries have received the official news.


Miss International Organization increases age limit for the beauty pageant


The Miss International Organization has also announced that the age limit for the delegates to participate in the competition has been increased to 18- 29 years. All national delegates between this bracket will be accept to represent their country at Miss International pageant from 2020. The decision to raise the age limit is to compensate the one year of hiatus of the pageant.

As of today, 15 delegates from across the world have been crowned or appointed to represent their countries at Miss International 2020 stage. Last year, Sireethorn Leearamwat from Thailand was crowned as the Miss International 2019 on 12th November 2019 at Tokyo Dome City Hall in Bunkyo district, Tokyo, Japan. She is the first woman from Thailand to win Miss International, and the first Thai delegate to win one of the Big Four international beauty pageants since Bui Simon was crowned Miss Universe 1988.

Sireethorn will be holding onto her crown until the October of 2021. The organization on their social media account stated, “It’s going to be another long week ahead. Keep Smiling, invite positive energy and always remember to wear your invisible crown. Bint’s going to wear her visible crown until next year, while the rest of us also get the chance to make a lifelong impact to someone when we share the invisible crown of love and compassion.”