Miss International 2017 Contestants will arrive in Tokyo in the last week of October and will take part in many social and cultural events. Miss International 2017 will be the 57th edition of the pageant. Grand Finale of Miss International 2017 will take place on Tuesday November 14th at Tokyo Dome City in Tokyo, Japan. 65+ countries are expected to join the pageant. Miss International 2016, Kylie Verzosa from the Philippines will crown her successor at the end of the pageant.
Miss International pageant is the third oldest surviving pageant after Miss World & Miss Universe pageants. The pageant was first hosted in Long Beach California in 1960 where Colombia’s Stella Márquez won the crown. Miss International Pageant is yet to crown a winner from Africa or India and has often been accused of being racist towards the contestants from that part of the world.