Pageant Veteran Frida Fornander has just won Miss Universe Sweden 2017! On her third attempt, she won the crown! Frida entered the Miss Universe Sweden competition in 2013 and was crowned  Miss Earth Sweden in 2014. She also held the titles of Miss Teen Sweden in 2011 and Miss Teen Universe in 2012. Sweden has not placed into the semifinals since 2009, but the nation is one of the most successful at Miss Universe with three crowns!
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Brains, beauty, compassion – the contemporary image of a beauty queen has come a long way. Pageantry no longer requires you to sit down and look pretty! Yvette Blaess competed at Miss World America in 2016, she will be a candidate for Miss California USA later this year and she's the marketing director of Miss Earth California! The young woman also serves as International Speaker on ADHD and Dyslexia.

So, what can a "pageant girl" do to ensure they put on a successful event, get noticed, and grow from the experience? Read on and discover Yvette' story!

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Actor, Model, Musician and the first ever Australian to be crowned Miss Galaxy. Shikye Smith is unstoppable. She does not compete with anyone except herself. In life, there will always be pressure: Succeed. Finish by the deadline. Make impossible things possible (usually within 24-48 hours). Many of the same stressors in pageantry are just as familiar in “real” life: Make sure you look the part. Don’t have any questionable social media posts. Grace and elegance, tact and flexibility, win. Be the best.

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"Growing up a lot of my clothes and even our food came from local church donations. So I had to get creative to be able to afford to compete. I ended up going door to door to ask for donations, $20 here, $20 there". Brittany Mason is now an international fashion model, actress, activist, pageant queen and director of Miss Universe Ireland. At the age of 16 she signed with her first modeling agency and moved into a model apartment in New York City. Shortly after she entered a local pageant and won the title of Teen Indiana. In 2008 She was crowned Miss Indiana USA, for Donald Trump's Miss Universe Organization placing in 7th at Miss USA live on NBC.

 Since, she has graced the Covers and pages of magazines such as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen Magazine, Esquire, GQ, FHM and MAXIM.  Mason is also involved with several charitable causes. As a teen, she created an anti-bullying awareness and prevention program inspired from her own experiences.

Lets know a little more about this beautiful and inspiring woman through this interview!

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Miss Panama 2017 is all set to crown the winner but the pageant fanatics have already chosen their favorites, and among one of those shining gems is the beautiful Leidy Murillo.

The winner of the national pageant will have the opportunity to represent her country at Miss Universe 2017 later this year. Lets know a little more about her through this interview!

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