beauty pageant

Miss India crowned Miss Universe 2021

Contestants participated in a series of competitions including swimsuit, evening-wear and rounds of questions.


Female activists present alternative to Miss Universe pageant

The event, attended by women from areas of real estate, food or hi-tech, and was designed to show Israelis the real beauty of the state through women's rights activism.

Miss Universe: Who will take home the crown from Eilat?

Israel’s Tourism Ministry worked to pour in a lot of money and effort into making this production high quality. But for the government, there’s another focus as well.


Netta Barzilai declines offer to perform at Miss Universe pageant

The 2018 Eurovision winner cited her dislike of judging women by their body size, height, and weight as her reason for turning down the invitation to perform.

Exclusive interview with Miss South Africa: I had to visit Israel

The Miss Universe pageant will take place on December 12 in Eilat and will be broadcast around the world.

 Issa Kassissieh, wearing a Santa Claus costume, rides a camel during the annual Christmas tree dist

Forget Miss Universe: Saudi camel beauty contest queens banned over Botox

The King Abdulaziz Festival for camels began earlier this month, but some contestants for the most beautiful camel have already been disqualified for cheating.

Volume of protests opposing Israel's hosting of Miss Universe surprisingly turned down - comment

It would have been reasonable to assume that many nations which have been historically unfriendly or even hostile toward Israel


86-year-old crowned 'Miss Holocaust Survivor' in Israeli pageant

Ten contestants - ranging in age from 79 to 90 - trod the catwalk at a museum in the city of Haifa at the annual Israeli beauty pageant designed to honor women who endured the horrors of the Nazis.

Miss Universe 2015

South Africa pressures pageant winner to boycott Miss Universe in Israel

Government officials said they would not support the decision by Lalela Mswane, the winner of the country’s beauty contest, and the organizers of the pageant to participate in the contest in Israel.


Beauty Queen competition for Holocaust Survivors finally returns

The ceremony will be hosted by international model and TV presenter Moran Atias, while singer Rotem Cohen will perform throughout the event.

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