Miss World 2019 now to be held in London

03 Jul 2019 | Priya Bhardwaj

Miss World 2019 is coming home! Julia Morley, the chairman and CEO, announced hours ago that this year’s edition of the international pageant will be held in London. Going live with Pierce Morgan on Good Morning Britain, she announced exciting plans to bring 130 incredible women from all over the world to London for a three-week festival and the Miss World Final. Contestants will arrive in London on 20th November 2019 with the grand finale taking place on Saturday 14th December 2019 at Excel Arena in London.


Miss World 2019 now to be held in London


This announcement came after the venue was changed from Thailand, earlier announced as the host venue. Julia Morley explained, “London is the greatest city in the world to visit. It’s where Miss World started in 1951 as part of the Festival of Britain celebrations and this year, we are going to put on the best show ever.”

Our Miss World Festival will be held in Thailand in 2020 to celebrate our 70th year. Thailand will be working very closely in London with us to share the London experience. Full details of our 2020 celebrations will be announced shortly.”



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As for this year’s edition, the opening ceremony will be held in London where each contestant will then compete in a series of fast track events that guarantee a place in the Top 30. These include Multimedia, Sport, Talent, Top model, Head to Head Challenge and Beauty with a Purpose projects from every contestant, taking them on a journey across some of the London’s most iconic landmarks taking in its rich culture and heritage.

Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce of Mexico was also present at the occasion, looking ever so beautiful as she will be crowning her successor at the end of the event finale.