More than 300 guests witnessed a visual spectacle of colors as over 90 delegates from various countries proudly displayed their national costumes for everyone to enjoy. The competition is one of the most-anticipated and most celebratory pre-pageant contests. Relevant environmental issues like forest fires, recycling and climate change were integrated in the costumes.
The event was made possible in cooperation with Carousel Productions, Inc., the official organizer of Miss Earth. Guests from the government sectors as well as ambassadors from different countries were also in full attendance.
The winners in Best National Costumes per region were as follows:
Gold – Kenya, Ms. Susan Kirui
Silver – Zambia, Ms. Venus Vlahakis
Bronze – Nigeria, Ms. Modupe Susan Garlan
Asia and Oceania
Gold – Mongolia, Ms. Azzaya Tsogt-Ochir
Silver – Philippines, Ms. Janelle Tee
Bronze – Vietnam, Ms. Hoàng Thi Hanh
Gold – Chile, Ms. Fernanda Mendez Tapia
Silver – Panama, Ms. Marianna Fuentes
Bronze – Peru, Ms. Alexandra Caceres Drago
Gold – Spain, Ms. Sonia Hernandez
Silver – Czech Republic, Ms. Klara Vavruskova
Bronze – Crimea, Ms. Anastasia Lebediuk
Former Miss Earth winners (L-R) Miss Angelia Ong (2015), Miss Nguyễn Phương Khánh (2018) and Miss Karen Ibasco (2017) graced the affair and awarded the medals to the winners.
The international pageant will be held on October 26, 2018 at Cove Manila at Okada, Manila.