78 global beauties competed for Miss Grand International 2015 on 25th of October 2015 at the Indoor Stadium Huamark in Bangkok, Thailand. After three weeks of various activities that involved photo shoots, videotaping, galas, fashion shows, beach parties, preliminary competitions, rehearsals and costume parades the third edition of Miss Grand International ends with Dominican Republic’s 20 years of age Anea Garcia being crowned as Miss Grand International 2015 and suceeded Daryanne Lees Garcia of Cuba, Miss Grand International 2014.
In the event Australia’s 24 years of age Claire Elizabeth Parker won first runner-ups while, India’s 24 years of age Vartika Singh finished as the second runner-ups. Likewise Philippines’s 27 years of age Parul Shah finalized herself as the third runner-ups while Thailand’s 22 years of age Rattikorn Kunsom finished as the fourth runner-ups.
The third season of Miss Grand International event had 27 years of age Jenita Basnet from Nepal as a participant. The lady with a degree of Masters in Food & Nutrition Jenita’s participation could not hold any remarkable achievement in the event. Regarding her participation, the dresses for the competition was been designed by Fashion Designer Bishwo Gautam. This was the third consecutive year in Miss Grand International since 2013 where Nepali beauty is been the part of this event. Earlier in 2013 Ashmita Sitoula represented for the event while in 2014 Srijana Regmi participated representing Nepal.
Miss Grand International is an annual international beauty contest searching for potential woman to encourage and run the campaign ‘Stop the war and Violence’ to help acknowledge people to avoid the conflict, violence that may lead to War in any form. The winner will be sent to war zone to negotiate about the war. She will also be sent to Islamic State to tackle the issue of Syria and Iraq. Anea Garcia will also attend the Grand Taliban Ball to be held in Kabul Afghanistan.
Special Awards at Miss Grand International 2015
Best National Costume: Parul Shah, Philippines
Best Social Media: Varika Singh, India
Miss Popular Vote: Ornella Mariam Gunesekere, Sri Lanka
Best in Swimsuit: Mariela Aparicio, Costa Rica
Best in Evening Gown: Ayaka Tanaka, Japan