Metro Manila · Miss Earth 2014 (November 29) *UPDATE*
A Pinay is the new Miss Earth 2014! Previous Miss Earth Alyz Henrich of Venezuela passed on the title to Jamie Herrel on November 29, at the UP Theater in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
+++ UPDATE Sunday, November 30, 2014 +++
19-year old Jamie Herrel won the title of Miss Philippines-Earth in May 2014, which qualified her for the international Miss Earth contest on November 30. She was born in California and is studying acting in Cebu City. Among the other winners are Miss Earth-Air: Miss USA Andrea Neu, Miss Earth-Water: Miss Venezuela Maria Alexandra Rodriguez, and Miss Earth-Fire: Miss Russia Anastasia Trusova.
Miss Earth 2014 carries the theme of ecotourism, promoting awareness among tourists and travelers regarding the effect of ecological conservation on the economy and the culture of a country or a destination.
All 85 beauties are expected to battle it out in a game of grace, beauty and wit. The delegates were introduced last November 10, at the Green Sun Hotel in Makati City. Philippine candidate Jamie Jerrel won Darling of the Press, the first gold medal of the pageant. Venezuelan Maria Alexandra Rodriguez and Puerto Rican Fanceska Toro bagged the silver and bronze medals, respectively.
The Miss Earth titleholder dedicates her one-year reign to promoting projects and issues concerning the environment and other global issues. Her activities include participating in school tours, tree planting projects, street campaigns, coastal clean ups, speaking engagements, shopping mall tours, media guesting, environmental fair, storytelling programs, eco-fashion shows, among others. She becomes the spokesperson for the Miss Earth Foundation, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other other environmental organizations.
Miss Earth is part of the big four of international beauty pageants that include Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss International. The runners-up are named Miss Fire, Miss Air, and Miss Water.
Carousel Productions organized and launched the first Miss Earth beauty pageant in 2001. Karla Henry won the crown for the Philippines in 2008.
Location and how to get there
Miss Earth 2014 will be held at the UP Theater in UP Diliman, Quezon City. Kindly see the map at the right for reference.
Tel: (63) 2 724 1810 / 724 1820 / 724 1830