31 comments on “Miss Earth 2022: Around the Philippines in just a couple of weeks

  1. My top contenders as of today. It has a couple of spoilers, dark horses, surprise factors

    Australia
    Netherlands
    Cuba
    Colombia
    Zimbabwe
    Korea

  2. My Current Favorites in random Order:

    Colombia
    Australia
    Brazil
    Nigeria
    Korea

    Belgium
    Cuba
    Venezuela
    Zimbabwe
    Dominican Republic

    Philippines
    Palestine
    Indonesia
    Belarus
    India

    Thailand
    Ethiopia
    Albania
    Mexico
    Japan

  3. Ang dapat sa competition na ito ay dalhin nila sa squatters area ,sa Smokey Mountain Manila. At ang game eh paramihan ng makukuhang plastic at metal for recycle. Ipakita dapat ng Miss Earth yung tirahan ng 31 Million Pilipino dibah . Yung mga dugyot .ipakita nila yung napakaduming area ng Pilipinas. TAPOS yung contest na sa sa kay sila sa Jeep at sa Traffic para makalanghap ng maduming air ng Maynila yung unang makadating from makati to monumento, oh dibah exciting.

    • That reminded me of two (2) things.

      1. When an ASEAN neighbor became a Princess at MW, her BWAP project was, if I understood correctly, also along the same lines. One of the Finale judges was touched by what she saw, during the interlude interview… Was it Manushi Chillar’s year?

      2. I don’t recall if it was her Grand or Earth introduction video, but Abenah Appiah was mindful enough to include the flip side of her country’s economic rally.

      I read in a newspaper article (may have been the Business section) that garbage landfills & vehicular gridlock are what astute business people look for; these are the unmistakable signs that riches are to be made. 🙂

      My point – you just gave MEO a great theme for a future edition!

    • Wawa naman nito. Almost always naliligaw.🤣😂. Kung ayaw mo sa Miss Earth, you can still render respect sa kanilang programs. Tapos na ang election te, hangang ngayon ampait pa rin ng puso. Anyway, now you’re wondering bakit natalo kayo? Dahil isa yang ugali mong yan ang nagpalayo sa mga tao.hahah. Sino ba ang may gusto ng mapagmataas? Any basis on what you are claiming?haha.

      • Ay member ng 31 Million spotted😂 ipagmalaki mo yung katangahan mo sa buong mundo. Bakit nahihiya ka na isa kang squatter?

  4. Miss Earth has the option – and the capacity – to bring its combined gloss, glamor and advocacy up to par, if it wishes to.
    Pageants are very competitive nowadays and it must be admitted that , though Miss Earth is sincere in its mission, ME can bring more polish to its overall proceedings. Perhaps the board could consider bringing in new talent, ensuring not only the competition’s relevance but also the growth of its following 💐

  5. Miss Earth is so festive and it seems all the delegates are having the best times of their lives.
    It is not all about competition, gloss and glamour.
    I believe these experiences will stay forever in every delegate’s memories and will remember the Philippines and the Filipinos as such.
    Miss Earth is doing an excellent job in showing the authentic Filipino culture to the whole world and they don’t give in to some demands which is not in line with their brand. Miss Earth is a league of its own and does not conform with some naysayers expecting it to be like Miss Universe.
    I am a traveller myself and travelling is not all about glamour but it is when you immerse yourself to the local culture, that’s where you really enjoy and gives meaning to travelling.

    • Troot.

      MU is not the only pageantry business model. It was a trailblazer, yes. But other pageant options means ladies can choose where they wish to participate in. And that’s great!

    • @JustPassingBy, you hit the operative word— “immersion”. This is what makes the
      ME brand differentiated from the other top pageantry brands. I think ME is giving pageantry a whole new meaning, veering away from the traditional beauty contest construct of competition but more on education and sensitization where their environmental advocacy impacts the most– the grassroots communities. @AWL noted the cooperation of LGUs in this undertaking. I’m positive that the global relevance and urgency of ME’s advocacy will not only attract partnership at the local but also in the national and international level, be it public or private sector. If sometime in the future ME can officially lay claim to the slogan “Beauties for UNFCCC”, I doff my hats off at such marketing coup that would elevate ME to the top of pageantry leaderboard.

  6. My Current Favorites in random Order:

    Colombia
    Australia
    Cuba
    Nigeria
    Belgium

    Palestine
    Thailand
    Netherlands
    Korea
    Philippines

    India
    Venezuela
    Albania
    Ethiopia
    Mexico

  7. Miss Photogenic and Miss Congeniality will be awarded to 8 delegates , one for each of the four elemental groups … curious of there is going to be one overall winner of Photogenic and of Congeniality to be announced on Finale grand coronation night …

    • Honga, no?

      (But, you meant 2 per group, para 8.)

      Walo na, nga, sila’ng ‘mabait’, ta’s pipili, pa, to determine ‘the friendliest of them’ as though an elementary school Class Officers’ election. 🙂

      Premio Simpatico goes to… Mr. Blogger, please do the honors! I respectfully nominate ❤

      Premio Fotogenico, you understand. Perhaps the initial 8 is the cherry-pick of the on-site photographers, then turn it over to fans~followers (via KUMU, right?) for assessment.

      PS. @scorg Beyond attending fora to simply talk-discuss, one MPE queen took to the streets to join a pro-environment rally~mobilization. I don't think I'm at liberty to divulge who she is, only that she's quite recent. Mag-Sherlock Holmes ka na lang, like you always do. And as for the WTD credits, alam, naman, ng blog Admin e-mail addresses natin; bahala na sila kung pararatingin pa sa 'yo. Kasi, siyempre, dahil country government 'yun, baka may confidentiality clause na naka-imbed somewhere, mahirap na. 😦

      • @Edible Flora, on the WTD credits that I want to know, even if the blog Admin sends it to my e-mail registered in this blog, I don’t use that e-mail anymore so no way will I be able to see it. The country government’s FB that quoted me is of another country?

  8. Wow! Miss Earth is doing a great job. I love seeing the candidates enjoy their tour in the beautiful spots of the country. Mas ramdam ko na ngayon ang Miss Earth. Sana, one of these days, makita ko naman sila attending a forum with the environment champions. And, sana din, bonggahan ang production sa pageant night. ‘Pag pangit talaga ang production, simula pa lang, magni-Netflix agad ako. Mas okay na ‘yun, kesa pagt’yagaan kong panoorin pero lalaitin ko naman dito sa blog at sa ibang sites kung saan bumibisita ako.

    Bravo, Miss Earth!

    That’s all.

    • @AWL, among the wish list you mentioned, I am more interested on the prospect of the delegates “attending a forum with environment champions”. This kind of activity makes ME brand differentiated from the other leading pageantry brands. The educational value and sensitization opportunity are facets that give ME brand the differential advantage over competition. In this creeping one-upmanship game in global pageant industry– MI shifting beauty paradigm from “world peace” to “sustainable development messaging, MU under a new ownership bracing for a reinvigorated business jumpstart, and MW currently in co-ownership talks with a large wealthy business conglomerate for a much needed take-off to new heights– ME should be a step ahead with its very relevant advocacy. Add to this the fact of the Asianization of the global pageant industry: Asian work ethics, management philosophy and business savvy will make the competition keener.

      • I agree with your entire statement, @Scorg dear. Miss Earth’s core advocacy wholely pertains to saving our Mother Earth, and they should maximize all full potentials to achieving their mission.

        Gladly, there are LGUs that provide support to the org. I have seen some candidates’ activities and most of them have something to do with our nature. I just hope that in the future, they stick to the theme. Like this year, they should have adopted an LGU which fauna are in the brink of extinction, such as Mindoro’s tamaraw, Bohol’s tarsier, Palawan’s chevrotain or pilandok, etc. They should launch a campaign or project that would nurture such endangered species. After five years or so, they would revisit the project and assess its development. And that is a sustainable advocacy, something that speaks about the org’s authenticity.

        I am excited for the finals. I am expecting a decent production.

        That’s all.

    • Mdme. Ana, the partnering with LGU’s indicates MEO’s preference for the public sector.

      One of us commented before that it might be nice if BIG GLOBAL names/brands can be encouraged to jump into the sponsorship bandwagon. That’s PRIVATE sector.

      I’ll leave it at that. Mull it over. 🙂

  9. MISS EARTH MIGHT NOT HAVE THE GRANDEST SHOW WE ALWAYS EXPECTED BUT IT IS A VERY DECENT PAGEANT WHICH HAS THE BEST ADVOCACY OF ALL PAGEANTS. LET’S BE PROUD OF MISS EARTH.

  10. I hope this tour around the Philippines is not just a sight-seeing activity but a sensitization opportunity for the delegates to sharpen their awareness on the issues about the environment. Was Bohol part of the itinerary for the delegates to see the habitat of iconic endangered Tarsier?

    • @scorg, those were the editions from way back in 2002 and 2005. We made sure that relevant pre- pageant activities were incorporated into the fun visits and the preliminary events. Tree planting activity, Tarsier and a talk on sustainable tourism. The press presentations were unique because grade school and high school journalists were invited to ask the girls about the environment, their respective countries’ best practices and advocacies. But these were like whirlwind activities that were one to two hours long.

      • @Cool Brew, this time around, the pictures/ press release do not seem to show those standard features in 2002- 2005. Exposure and immersion to gut issues on environment should be part of this pageantry. To me, pageantry should not be limited to a 1-to-2-hour extravaganza where the winner is crowned. Actual interaction with the people impacted by the issues they are championing should be an integral part of this pageant, and should be highlighted on the days leading to the coronation night. Ideally, this initiative should not be limited to the weeks-long activity in the host country. It should be a continuing series of environmental action in various countries. After all, climate change is a global problem.

  11. And from personal experience, the organizing partners from the provinces are given evaluation forms to rate the candidates for punctuality and behaviour. This was an offshoot from the 2002 edition where the winning candidate was deemed to have an attitude problem.

  12. (Speaking of ‘Romblon’ & OT, whatever happened to the inaugural MUP from the island who was supposed to compete internationally by appointment of the same ‘Philippines’ licensee who recently fielded her Spanish-fluent batch mate to Cafe?. Forgot her name.)

  13. My Current Favorites in random Order:

    Colombia
    Nigeria
    Australia
    Korea
    Cuba

    Palestine
    Thailand
    Netherlands
    Philippines
    India

    Venezuela
    Ethiopia
    Russia
    Dominican Republic
    Albania
    Mexico

  14. I am glad to know that the participants are having fun. This is how Filipinos organized a beauty pageant, they took care every details of the itinerary. Filipinos put their heart in every effort to make the pageant success. We will not be surprise if the ME 2023 pageant in Vietnam will attract more participants.

  15. Colombia is raking in all the awards … this might mean she will not get the ME crown based on previous years pre-pageant history , the one with the most awards only end up as semifinalist or runner up …

    • @Jaret, or worse, not making the first cut. Remember Miss Turkey? I think she was from the 2013 edition and was scooping almost all the medals but lo and behold, she was nowhere to be found come finals night.

      • last year I think it was Chile who ended up as runner up…Colombia must be feelin it too

    • Chile, last year, was a Latina great blond beauty! ❤

      Now I remember the twice-Runner-up (in Poland & the USA) from the neighbor country who endeared herself to Pinoy fans (thanks, in part, to Mdme. Olivia Q-C's sponsorship!) enough that a few even suggested she give it one more try in Manila, as M(P-group)E. PERO, NEMEN. Given the lady's caliber, hindi puwede'ng hindi nila panalunin… 🙂

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