Miss World 2023 will be hosted in the UAE for the first time, marking the competition’s debut in the Middle East. The announcement was made by Miss World Limited chairperson Julia Morley on Instagram, with further details on the date and venue to come.
The most recent Miss World competition was held in March 2021 in Puerto Rico, where Karolina Bielawska of Poland was crowned the winner. Miss World was founded in 1951 by Eric Morley in the UK and is the oldest international beauty pageant. Contestants must be between 17 and 27 years old, unmarried, childless, and a resident of their country.