Miss Poland 2013, Katarzyna Krzeszowska, and Miss Ceska after receiving welcome flower in Bali, Indonesia, on 3 September, 2013. The month-long Miss World 2013 pageant has begun in Indonesia. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Poland 2013, Katarzyna Krzeszowska, and Miss Ceska after receiving welcome flower in Bali, Indonesia, on 3 September, 2013. The month-long Miss World 2013 pageant has begun in Indonesia. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)

As the 63rd Miss World pageant officially began in Indonesia, some behind-the-scene moments of the Miss World 2013 contestants are highly sought-after.

Continuing with the Miss World 2013 pageant's schedules, the contestants were filmed, as Miss World Philippines 2011, Gwendoline Ruais, and Miss Scotland 2011, Jennifer Reoch, took to microphones to capture behind-the-scene moments of the contestants.

All the contestants arrived in Indonesia by the end of 3 September. Upon arriving in Bali, the host island for the pageant's first week of events, they were greeted with frangipani flowers against the picturesque backdrop of a seaside resort.

Presenters Ruais and Reoch tried to know all about the contestants by speaking with them. A video shows the entire behind-the-scene coverage of what goes behind in the making of Miss World:

One of the highlights of the Miss World contestants' official reception on Tuesday night was a concert by singer turned beauty queen, Miss Indonesia 2013, Vania Larissa.

A total of 131 contestants, each representing a country, have arrived in Bali to take part in the month-long Miss World 2013 competition. This is a record number of contestants against 116 contestants who took part in last year's competition.

The grand finale of the pageant, to be held on 28 September in Jakarta, will choose a winner, who will be crowned Miss World 2013 by China's Wenxia Yu, Miss World 2012.

Make your Miss World win

All the contestants, including Miss England Kirsty Heslewood and Miss Wales Gabrielle Shaw, will compete for awards in distinct categories, including Beach Fashion, Top Model, Sports and Fitness, Beauty with a Purpose, Talent Competition and the World Fashion Designer Award.

One can also vote for contestants on the Miss World App. According to Miss World Organisation, the contestant who will win from voting through the App, will be declared the People's Champion. She will also have the privilege to automatically get through to the final stages at the Miss World 2013 finale to be held at Sentul International Convention Center.

The Miss World App can be downloaded from here.

Catch a glimpse of behind-the-scene photos of the Miss World 2013 contestants below:

A Miss World 2013 contestant receives welcome in Bali. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
A Miss World 2013 contestant receives welcome in Bali. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Eucador 2013, Laritza Parraga, greets upon arriving in Bali. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Eucador 2013, Laritza Parraga, greets upon arriving in Bali. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Denmark 2013, Malene Riss, enjoys her welcome drink in Bali. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Denmark 2013, Malene Riss, enjoys her welcome drink in Bali. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss World 2013contestants pose for shutterbugs in Bali. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss World 2013contestants pose for shutterbugs in Bali. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Venezuela 2013, Karen Soto, and Miss Ecuador during reception party. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Venezuela 2013, Karen Soto, and Miss Ecuador during reception party. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Kenya 2013, Wangui Gitonga, during reception party. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss Kenya 2013, Wangui Gitonga, during reception party. (Photo: Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss World 2013 contestants pose at Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort in Bali on 3 September, 2013. (Miss World Indonesia 2013)
Miss World 2013 contestants pose at Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort in Bali on 3 September, 2013. (Miss World Indonesia 2013)

This article was updated November 30, -0001 00:00 AM
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