As promised by the organizers of Miss International Beauty Pageant in Japan, above is the notice of cancellation of Miss International 2020 due to the pandemic crisis.
Reigning titleholder Sireethorn Leearamwat of Thailand will stay on for another full year since the next edition will be scheduled after the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Their press release reads as follows:
Notice of Cancellation of Miss International 2020 Pageant:
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 2020 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 2021. Details of which will be announced in due time.
Rest assured that through our slogan “Cheer All Women” we are still committed on 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.
International Cultural Association