The 60th Miss International beauty pageant schedule in Japan later this year has been cancelled.
This was announced by 𝐀𝐤𝐞𝐦𝐢 𝐒𝐡𝐢𝐦𝐨𝐦𝐮𝐫𝐚, Chairperson, International Cultural Association, on Facebook on Aug. 31.
“Taking into consideration the health and safety issues, as well as the ongoing global impact caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have come to a conclusion to cancel this year’s Miss International 2021 pageant, which was originally scheduled to be held this fall,” a portion of the statement read.
The country’s representative to the Miss International pageant is Hannah Arnold.
The full statement of pageant organizers:
“To our valued followers and supporters:
“𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐌𝐢𝐬𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏
“Thank you for your continued support of the Miss International Beauty Pageant. Taking into consideration the health and safety issues, as well as the ongoing global impact caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have come to a conclusion to cancel this year’s Miss International 2021 pageant, which was originally scheduled to be held this fall.
“We would like to express our deepest regret, especially to the participants from all over the world, and to all those who have been supporting our event every year.
“We humbly ask for your understanding in light of this unusual circumstance, which is beyond our control.
“The next edition, dubbed as the 60th Miss International Beauty Pageant, is scheduled to be held in the fall of 2022.
“Details of which will be announced in due time. Rest assured that through our slogan “Cheer All Women” we are still committed to pursuing our goal of supporting all women, and continuing with the legacy of this beauty pageant, which is to promote “friendship and goodwill with other countries in the world” and the “realization of world peace through international exchange.
“We sincerely hope for your continued support and cooperation.”