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13 Facts About Miss World
Miss World Organization owns and manages the annual Miss World Finals, a competition that has grown into one of the world's biggest.
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Since its launch in 1951, the Miss World organisation has raised more than £1 billion for children's charities that help disabled and underprivileged children.
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Miss World pageant has been the target of many controversies since its inception.
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Anastasia Lin, Miss World Canada, was not given a visa to travel in China and hence missed the official deadline of 20 November 2015 for entry to the Miss World 2015 pageant, and was declared persona non grata by the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa since she openly criticized China's human rights violations.
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Miss World will be required to be isolated for 10 days and will not be permitted on the stage during the finals as part of Puerto Rico Department of Health and Miss World guidelines.
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Miss World added that pageant organizers decided to postpone, not the island's authorities.
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Miss World Talent is a talent or fast track competition in the Miss World pageant, in which a number of contestants show their abilities in singing, dancing, poetry, etc.
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Miss World Top Model is a modeling fast track competition at the Miss World Pageant.
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Miss World Sports or Sportswoman is a title and award given to the winner of a sports event at Miss World.
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Miss World Beach Beauty was a swimsuit or fast track competition in the Miss World pageant.
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The Beach Beauty event first started in 2003, when the Miss World Organization decided to have preliminary or fast track events to automatically give a semifinal spot to some of the delegates.
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