As usual, the Miss Earth ladies have been divided into 3 groups and have been assigned to different sponsor-destinations where they will complete in swimsuit and evening gown preliminaries. Let us focus on Group 1 first. This group has 28 members and they are:
Albania, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Gabon, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Martinique, Pakistan, Poland, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Tonga, Turks and Caicos, Ukraine and Venezuela
Group 1 went to Golden Sunset Resort in Calatagan, Batangas (south of Manila) owned by Ricky Reyes who additionally handed out special prizes to two exceptional ladies named as Miss Golden Sunset and Gandang Ricky Reyes (roughly translated as Beautiful a la Ricky Reyes – a chain of hair salons around the country.)
Named as the Top 5 in Swimsuit for Group 1 are: Alejandra Echevarria of Spain, Jessica Barboza of Venezuela, Jamilette Gaxiola of Cuba, Korinna Kocsis of Hungary and Alejandra Castillo Munera of Colombia.
The recipient of the Gandang Ricky Reyes award is Alejandra Echevarria of Spain, while Miss Golden Sunset is Jamilette Gaxiola or Cuba.
Below are some random photos of the ladies who went to Calatagan, Batangas.
Images above are courtesy of OPMB Worldwide Forums.