Participants of the 2013 Aktau Beauty pageant catwalked in evening gowns and swimming suits and demonstrated their talents in the show.
Only 18 girls out of 500 candidates have been selected for the final show. They will compete for the Kazakh Beauty title.
Margarita Kravtsova from Almaty was closer to wining a Miss World title than any other Miss Kazakhstan winner.
By winning the Miss Kazakhstan UK titles, Kulzhagarova and Sagynbek kyzy gained a right to represent Kazakhstan in the Miss USSR UK final.
21-y.o. Zhazira Nurimbetova, Miss Kazakhstan-2012, has already started preparing for the Miss World-2013 pageant.
26 girls took part in the contest in three different age groups: junior, middle and senior age categories.
Spain’s Ivette Saucedo won the Queen of the Universe-2013 award.
According to Kazakhstan's Polina Kozedub, it was all of a sudden, when she got an invitation to the pageant six days before the event.
From breast-slapping and gold thread face-lifts, to vaginal whitening soaps and olive oil penis enlargements, image obsessed Thais are going to ever increasing extremes in the quest for beauty.
The winners got ribbons decorated with Swarovski crystals and invitations to the International Little Miss World, Little Miss Planet pageants.
The Queen of the Universe will promote education for children in need, and for children in the third world countries.
Besides the title of the Vice-Princess, 8-y.o. Alua Kargabayeva got an invitation to Hollywood and a certificate for the Best Original Show.
American Olivia Culpo was crowned Miss Universe 2012 late Wednesday, beating out beauties from around the world to claim the coveted title.
Russia’s Tatyana Maksimova became Miss Tourism World 2012, while Kazakhstan beauty became Miss Photogenic of the pageant.
Zhazira Nurimbetova is a 4-year university student at present and will proceed with her professional career of a model only with an approval of her family.
Organizers of the pageant has decided to completely change the concept of Miss Kazakhstan-2012 and to arrange a festive fashion show in Astana.
A 22-year-old Mexican beauty queen killed during a gunfight between a suspected drug gang and soldiers appeared to have been used as a human shield.
A 22-year-old Mexican beauty queen was killed in a gunfight between soldiers and a suspected gang she was riding with in the northwestern state of Sinaloa.
Participants of the pageant will visit all main tourist attractions of the country prior to the final show of the contest.
18-y.o. Ayaulym Yergazy became Miss Astana 2012 and will take part in Miss Kazakhstan beauty pageant on December 8.
- Great Britain
- Miss World
- South America
- Asia Pacific
- Caribbean sea
- United States
- Miss Universe