Imelda posted this on her Facebook account.
You can watch the video from CNN Philippines about the phone interview of Imelda here.
Kiara Gregorio, her runner up last year is expected to fulfil the remaining duties as the new Miss Philippines Earth 2016. She’s 19 years old and she represented London during the competition.
Source: AbsCbn News
A well deserved win for this gorgeous lady, Katherine Espin. She is Miss Earth 2016!. The 23 years old bested 82 other candidates who hailed from Quito, Ecuador was a favorite from the start to win the crown because during the pre-pageant activities she won the most number of medals, 3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze. Katherine is the second title holder to win Miss Earth from Ecuador.
|Miss Venezuela Organization posted this on their official Instagram account.|
|Miss Venezuela Organization posted this via their official Instagram account.|
After 3 years from winning the Miss International crown, the Philippines did it again. Kylie Verzosa won Miss International 2016. She bested 68 other candidates around the world. this is the 6th Miss International crown for the Philippines. Verzosa was born in Baguio, Philippines. She graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and work as a pre-school teacher. She is a teacher and an advocate for depression and suicide awareness. Verzosa volunteered for the Natasha Goulbourn Foundation, which aims to educate people about depression and suicide. She is also a member of the Professional Models Association of the Philippines. She has done ramp and print modeling.
Full List of Winners
United States of America
Miss National Costume: Nicaragua
Miss Perfect Body: Maldova
Miss Best Dresser: Indonesia
Best Five Continents
Miss Asia: Hong Kong
Miss Europe: Netherlands
Miss America: Ecuador
Miss Africa: Sierra Leone
Miss Oceania: Hawaii
|Miss Grand England 2016, Miss Grand Japan 2015, Miss Universe Indonesia 2015 & Miss Intercontinental Wales 2016. These are some of the many Leo Almodal creations for international beauty queens.|
Filipino designer Leo Almodal got some nasty comments from his fellow Filipinos after her gowns to non – Filipina queens are winning Best in Evening Gown in international pageants. Some of them was disappointed on why he’s not dressing up Filipina Queens in an international pageant. Some even called him “traitor”.
|Back to back Best in Evening Gown in Miss Grand International (Japan 2015, England 2016). Gowns by Leo Almodal.|
Here are some of the gowns worn by Filipina beauty queens in International pageants.
21 years old Ariska Putri Pertiwi of Indonesia is Miss Grand International 2016. The Faculty Medical student bested 73 other contestants at the grand coronation night in the Westgate International Theater in Las Vegas, USA last October 25, 2016. She made history as the first Indonesian and Asian to win the said title.