Organizers of the 2017 World Beauty Queen pageant held a grand kickoff event & press conference in Seoul, Korea. Reigning World Beauty Queen Viktoriya Jordanova Tsvetanova from Bulgaria says she is thrilled that the pageant will be hosted in Korea for the third time where she will crown the next titleholder. Tsvetanova said she is excited for what's in store as contestants will get a tour around "The Land of the Morning Calm."
During the program, Kazue Oshima, the first ever WBQ titleholder from Japan said the candidates from different parts of the globe will be flown in to grace the festivities as well as participate in the pre-pageant activities that include visits to top destinations in Korea during their stay.
Over 40 candidates are set to vie for the crown during the pageant night to be held on June 23, 2017 at the Federation of Artistic & Cultural Grand Ballroom of Korea.