Miss World winners from across the decades have flown to Sanya, China, to help decide the winner of Miss World 2010 at the live televised final. This historic contest marks the start of the 60th anniversary year of Miss World.
These prestigious judges have flown in to Sanya from around the world.Judges in for the final are:
Denise Perrier Lanfranchi (Miss World 1953)
Denise was the third Miss World. She enjoyed global fame as a model and fund-raiser and opened a school for models. She worked in TV and film before taking on civic roles in her native France.
Ann Sidney (Miss World 1964)
Ann’s reign took her around the World five times and saw her join Bob Hope on his USO tours of Asia. This led the Britishactress and singer into further work for good causes.
Mary Stävin (Miss World 1977)
Maryis a Swedish actress and model who played in two James Bond films: Octopussy and A View to a Kill. In addition to acting, Mary released an exercise album with George Best.She lives in Los Angeles.
Agbani Darego (Miss World 2001)
Nigerian born Agbani made history as the first black African to win the crown. She has grown into a versatile and impressive woman. Her career has developed as an international top model. Agbani lives in New York.
Maria Julia Mantilla (Miss World 2004)
Peru’s brightest star Maria Julia is a favourite of everyone who meets her. Maju used her reign to visit the Himalayas where she climbed a mountain for charity. She is a successful model in the US, UK and Europe.
Zhang Zi Lin (Miss World 2007)
Chinese Zi Lin obtained a degree in business administration. She has an extremely successful career as a fashion model with campaigns for luxury clothing, jewellery and watch brands as well as gracing catwalks in Paris and Berlin.
Ksenia Sukhinova (Miss World 2008)
Blue-eyed Russian Ksenia has beauty and brains, studying cybernetic systems at university. She is a keen sportswoman, competing in swimming and the biathlon. She is now a developing her career as a successful model.
In addition, the global TV audience will be entertained by some incredible musical talent. A trio of world class performances will come from international singers and musicians who have flown in for this event:
Shayne Ward (Singer)
Global chart-topper who made it big after winning UK TV talent show The X Factor.Debut single ‘That’s My Goal’ smashed UK records for first day sales, debuting at Number One and selling more than 1.3 million copies. He also topped charts in Hong Kong, Sweden, Indonesia, Korea, South Africa, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. Departing from the ballads of his million selling platinum debut album, for his second album chose to make music bursting with energy. His latest unselfconscious and fruity collection of pop, R&B and electronica takes influences from Prince, Ne-Yo and Justin Timberlake.
Dave Koz (Saxophonist)
In a career that spans twenty years and a dozen albums, saxophonist Dave Koz has established himself as a prominent figure in contemporary music. He released his self-titled debut in 1990. The gold certified The Dance (1999) and Saxophonic (2003) each spawned five Top 5 hits on the contemporary jazz charts, and the latter scored two Grammy nominations. In 2007 At the Movies spent 12 weeks at the top of Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz chart and scored a second Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Album. Latest album Hello Tomorrow features an array of high-profile guests: Herb Alpert, Jonathan Butler, Brian Culbertson, Sheila E, Boney James, Jeff Lorber, Keb’ Mo’, Ray Parker, Jr. and others.
Carlos Aponte (Singer)
Puerto Rican singing sensation Carlos Aponte won a standing ovation at NBC’s America’s Got Talent, when he debuted before a TV audience of 14 million people. His fame grew fast and his online video site received more than one million visits. His website was inundated with request for him to appear again and release his pop-opera material. Carlos treats classic material with a style popular with today’s market: an ideal combination to span the age groups and nations of the world.
Source : Miss World website