Miss Venezuela's gift (top photo, center) fetched the highest winning bid last night. (Photo credit: Bruce Casanova/OPMB Worldwide)
During the Moment for the Earth event at the Best Western F1 Premier Hotel, the Miss Earth 2012 candidates each presented auction gifts from their respective countries in the hopes of raising the highest bids from the special guests in attendance. Miss Venezuela Osmariel Villalobos brought a long-stem blue-and-gold necklace made of precious stones. One bidder must be enormously charmed by the gorgeous Latina that he ended up bringing home the said item. It fetched an amount of PHP210,000.00 (a little over US$5,000.00), the night’s best.
All proceeds will go to the various charitable and environmental projects of Miss Earth Foundation.
Philippines, Indonesia and Guatemala: non-winning National Costumes but still worth citing. (Photo credit: Bruce Casanova/OPMB Worldwide)
Meanwhile, the lovely ladies paraded in their National Costumes during the same gathering. While it was already reported that Miss Thailand Warrathaya Wongchayaporn snatched the Gold with her traditional yet elaborately inspiring get-up, there were other non-winning creations that deserve to be mentioned. Three particular standouts were the ones worn by Misses Philippines Stephany Stefanowitz, Indonesia Chelsy Liven and Guatemala Stefany Miranda.
Miss Earth Indonesia 2012 Chelsy Liven
Pardon the slight cheesiness of this post’s title but I can’t help it.
Okay, let’s talk briefly about Chelsy Liven, Indonesia’s Miss Earth 2012 entrant. The 24 year-old who comes from Tangerang is quite a tall looker who vertically measures 1.77m. She is supposed to be the host delegate for this year’s competition, but due to some unconfirmed developments with her country’s organizers, the hosting chores went back to Manila.
Although it may already sound trite to some, this lady’s environmental focus is on a green economy and to minimize – if not totally eradicate – the negative effects of economic growth on Mother Nature. Coming from one of the most populous nations in the world, this may look like a steep challenge to embark upon. But nothing will happen unless that first step is made. And so Chelsy is envisioning herself to be a good Indonesian point person for eco-related tasks.
in the meantime, she is more serious about performing well in the competition. Let’s wish her luck! 😉