Miss World 2012 Contest Schedule of Events
Saturday 18th August: Miss World 2012 Final [19.30 - 22.00 local time]
A world record 116 nations will enter the Ordos Stadium Arena in a spectacular choreographed opening. Miss World 2012 will be broadcast live from Ordos, Inner Mongolia to an audience in excess of one billion viewers in over 160 countries.
We are excited to announce that the live Miss World contest this year will have a 30-minute extended running time allowing us to feature the journey to the final and showcase the world's most glamorous event to a global audience for a full 2.5 hours. Edited highlights from the Miss World Festival will also be broadcast during the live Miss World Final.
2012 Miss World Challenge Events (Fast Track Points)
Fast Track Challenge Events allow contestants to earn points towards the Miss World final scoreboard. The events this year are as follows:
1. Designer Award: World Fashion Designer Award (Shanghai)
2. Beach Beauty: Miss World Beach Fashion Final
3. Sports and Fitness: Miss World Sports Final
4. Performing Talent: Miss World Talent Final
5. Top Model: Miss World Top Model Final
6. Multimedia Award: Contestant web sections run for the duration of the contest
7. Beauty with a Purpose: Awards special dedication to a charitable project or cause
Miss World Festival
Miss World 2012 Festival launches with a spectacular opening ceremony and live concert on July 24th.
Throughout the festival, Miss World sees five dedicated camera crews giving exclusive round-the-clock TV and online coverage.
For the first time, viewers will be able to watch the Miss World event through the eyes of all 120 Miss World contestants as each contestant is given their own social media platform on missworld.com to upload their daily personal progress to the final show.
Tuesday 24th July 2012: Opening Ceremony
Miss World 2012 gets underway with a spectacular opening ceremony and live concert on July 24th, and we will also be showing all of the highlights as part of the grand final on the 18th August before the main show begins.
40,000 will attend the brand new Dongsheng stadium in Ordos to watch many of China's leading stars join an international cast in welcoming the Miss World contestants to Ordos, Inner Mongolia.
Miss World 2012: Full Schedule
July 24: Miss World 2012 Opening Ceremony and Welcome dinner
July 26: World Fashion Designer Award (Shanghai)
Aug 08: Miss World Talent Final
Aug 09: Miss World Sports Final
Aug 12: Miss World Top Model Final
TBC: Miss World Beach Fashion Final
Aug 18: 62nd MISS WORLD FINAL 2012 (19:30-22:00 local time), Miss World Coronation Ball