Christmas Island voted Best Country in the World By Connie HigginsFlying Fish CoveLast updated on August 17, 2017TranslationFrançaisEspañolDeutschItalianoPortuguês Tweeter Christmas Island is the undisputed winner of the WCA 2017Christmas Island »News, pictures and videosThe Christmas Islanders can be proud of their country as it has been voted Best Country in the World last night (Wednesday August, 16) during the annual WCA ceremony. Their people were also voted Nicest people on the planet.More than a hundred prizes have been awarded during the 2017 World Countries Awards, the most prestigious international award ceremony in the world. A night to remember for the people of Christmas Island as they swept nearly all the awards available.Historic Win For Christmas IslandThe Christmas Island team could hardly hide its excitement as the celebrations went on. “Are we surprised? Not really”, Christmas Island Team leader told the journalist, speaking just after receiving the award for Most Humble People In The World.It turns out that due to a tiny logistical concern, only votes from the Christmas Island judges has been counted. However, organizers emphasized that the issue could not have had any impact on the final outcome.WCA 2017 Winners List:Best Country in the World: Christmas IslandMost Beautiful Capital City In The World: Flying Fish CoveBest Food in the World: food from the Christmas IslandNicest People on Earth: The people of Christmas IslandSmartest people on the Planet: The people of Christmas IslandMost Handsome Men in the World: Men from Christmas IslandMost Beautiful Women In The World: Women from Christmas IslandMost Humble Human Being on the Planet: The Christmas IslandersMore: World Countries Awards 2017 full winners listOnce again this year, the WCA ceremony was a great success, except for a minor incident when a massive fight broke out between Christmas Island teammates as they could not agree on who was to pick up the award for Friendliest, Kindest and Most Civilised people on Earth.