All this Miss International hype is getting everyone excited for its 2022 comeback!
The pageant was supposed to be held in Japan in 2020 with Hannah Arnold as the Philippines' representative, but was postponed due to the coronavirus. It was then rescheduled to the following year, but was again postponed.
Now, with Japan reopening its boarders, the pageant is back with a live event.
KODO Taiko Performing Arts Ensemble and pop star MIYAVI are among the celebs set to take the stage on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 1 p.m. (Manila time) at the Miss International 2022 finals night. Airing live from the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Japan, the pageant will feature more than 66 delegates from all over the world. Thailand's Sireethorn Leearamwat will crown the next Miss International titleholder.
Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Japan Pawel Milewski, Japanese metal craft artist and Nitten director Ryohei Miyata, and Japanese model and actress Norika Fujiwara are among the distinguished panel of judges.
Joining them are businesses woman, socialite, and former First Lady of Indonesia Dewi Sukarno, Japanese fashion designer Junko Koshino, Chairperson of the Chao Phraya Express Boat in Thailand Supapan Pichaironarongsongkram, Headmaster Designate of Ikenobo Ikenobo Senko, 13th Grand Master at Enshu Sado school of tea Soujitsu Kobori, Miss International 2019 Sireethorn Leearamwat, and Chairperson of the International Cultural Association Akemi Shimomura.
If you won't be able to watch it live, there's another way to catch the much-awaited pageant online.
You can buy tickets from its official livestreaming partner, Peatixlive, for JPY1,000 (P405), which you can check out using PayPal or your credit card. You would need to create an account to be able to access the video.