Friday, 3 May 2013

Earth Warriors: Working for a cause!

Special Feature by: Joshua Clamohoy

More than a decade ago when Carousel Productions reinvented the concept of beauty competition to that promotes an ideal standard fit for today’s generation. With its strong environmental advocacy and world class beauties Miss Philippines- Earth has become one of the foremost and top notch beauty events whose reason being is to have earth warriors that actively promote environmental awareness and get involved in the preservation of mother earth.
The 48 finalists who will compete as Miss Philippines-Earth.

Today, Miss Philippines- Earth is the leading and highly participated beauty pageant here in the Philippines with 48 official candidates. The heat is on as the 48 gorgeous ladies proved their competiveness by outdoing each other with various semi-events such as talent competitions, swim wear, evening gown and fashion shows. Our pageant contestants being dubbed as “Beauties for a Cause” have a lot to prove that they are indeed stewards of mother earth.
Miss Philippines- Earth celebrating its 13th year of pure Filipina beauty, this year the pageant focuses on water cooperation and conservation which is in line with United Nations General Assembly’s declaration of 2013 as International Year of Water Cooperation.
CPI President Ramon Monzon explained, “We have seen the ill effects of water shortage in other countries and we don’t want that to happen to the Philippines.  For 2013, the Miss Philippines-Earth candidates will focus their campaign on promoting ways to make clean water accessible to more people and on how we can preserve our water resources for sustainable living."
Stephany Stefanowitz current Miss Philippines-Earth titleholder

Monzon added that activities include coastal clean-ups and school tours. She promised a “visual treat” through holograms that will make the proceedings more engaging on pageant night, when outgoing Miss Philippines-Earth Stephany Stefanowitz crowns her successor. As we all know, Stephany raised the bar high for the next Miss Philippines - Earth setting a placement as Miss Earth Air in Miss Earth 2012. Will the next Miss Philippines - Earth finally grab the Miss Earth crown for the second time?

 Monzon also stated that the luckiest earth warrior combined with prestige and glamour that Ms. Philippines- Earth 2013 stands to win a management contract worth a whopping Php500, 000 from Carousel Productions Incorporated.

The earth warriors will battle it out at the Mall of Asia Arena on the 19th of May and the admission is free. It will be aired live on ABS-CBN at 10:30 p.m. Carousel Productions promises to be a one-of-a-kind, phenomenal, live show experience.