24-year-old fashion design graduate representing Serbia, Emilia Dobreva, was crowned Miss Friendship International 2019 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, July 27 in Chengdu, China. She is a pageant veteran who previously competed as Miss Kosovo in several international competitions.
The runners-up were Gabrielle Camille Basiano (Philippines), Lorena Rodrigues (Brazil), Paloma Zochowska (Poland), Doris Wong (Hong Kong) and Olivia Teng (Borneo).
Miss Friendship International was born in China. Its first two editions were held in 2009 and 2010.
The pageant aims to promote and strengthen cultural exchange and friendship between China and international countries.
47 women competed in its 3rd edition.
Photos: Miss Friendship International