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Miss Slovensko 2017

Her name is Hanka Zavodna , a 21-year old student from the capital city.  She stands 1.71 m in height and will represent Slovakia during the 67th Miss World finals to be held in China next December.


                                  Miss Slovakia World 2017 |  Hanka Zavodna


The 1st “vice-miss” was Petra Varaliova , who also got the titles of “Miss Press” and “Miss Sympathy”.  Petra will be carrying the Slovakia sash during the Miss International 2017 pageant to be held in Tokyo, Japan, in November.

Miss Universe Croatia 2017

Shanaelle Petty, 19 years of age from Slavonski Brod was crowned as the new Miss Universe Croatia during a Saturday night extravaganza held in the capital city of Zagreb. Shanaelle’s father is an American while her mother is Croatian.

She speaks English and Spanish, finished Terey Sanford Highschool in America. She likes to draw, cook, sew & enjoys playing the piano, tennis and volleyball. She loves to work at NASA since she is interested in space exploration.

She will represent Croatia in the Miss Universe 2017 pageant which is rumored to be held later this year.



Binibining Pilipinas 2017


Binibining Pilipinas 2017, will be the 54th edition of Binibining Pilipinas, will take place at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines on April 30, 2017. Miss Universe 2016 Top 6 Maxine Medina will crown her successor at the end of the event. Also, Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa, Miss Intercontinental 2016 Top 15 Jennifer Hammond, Miss Supranational 2016 Top 25 Joanna Louise Eden, Miss Grand International 2016 1st Runner-up Nicole Cordoves and Miss Globe 2016 3rd Runner-up Nichole Marie Manalo will relinquish their titles to their respective successors as well

The winner of the fan votes via text will receive the People’s Choice Award that will make her the last to be called in the Top 15, a first in the pageant.


Final Results Candidate
Miss Universe Philippines 2017
  • 19Rachel Louise Peters
Bb. Pilipinas International 2017
  • 15Maria Angelica de Leon
Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2017
  • 22Chanel Olive Thomas
Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2017
  • 39Elizabeth Durado Clenci
Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2017
  • 31Katarina Sonja Rodriguez
Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2017
  • 18Nelda Ibe
Bb. Pilipinas 2017 1st Runner-Up
  • 32 – Charmaine Elima
Bb. Pilipinas 2017 2nd Runner-Up
  • 40 – Kristel Guelos
Top 15
  • 10 – Jehza Mae Huelar
  • 13 – Sirene Sutton
  • 20 – Christagale Borja
  • 17 – Maria Camille Manalo
  • 34 – Gabriela Patricia Ortega
  • 16 – Larah Grace Lacap
  • 28 – Juliana Kapeundl §
Top 25
  • 2 – Arienne Louise Calingo
  • 27 – Beatrice Valente
  • 1 – Dane Felisse Marasigan
  • 37 – Sammie Anne Legazpi
  • 6 – Maria Benjieleen Nama
  • 7 – Jennyline Carla Malpaya
  • 9 – Vanessa Saliba
  • 33 – Kristie Rose Cequeña
  • 26 – Ruffa Nava
  • 38 – Ana Patricia Asturias

§ – Fan Vote (People’s Choice)


Top 10 National Costumes

Binibining Pilipinas 2017 National Costume Competition was held on April 24 at the Penthouse of Gateway Tower. The top 10 were named and the winner will be announced during the Coronation Night on April 30th.

No. Candidate Designer Result
7 Jennyline Carla Malpaya Jonti Martinez
10 Jehza Mae Huelar Erich Miñoza
13 Sirene Sutton Roland Alzate
15 Maria Angelica de Leon Cary Santiago
18 Nelda Ibe Frederick Berches
20 Christagale Borja Nick Guarino
22 Chanel Olive Thomas Edwin Uy WINNER
26 Ruffa Nava John Cliff
29 Karla May Monongsong Jun Ilusorio
31 Katarina Rodriguez Francis Libiran

Special Awards


Award Candidate
Miss Friendship
  • 22 – Chanel Olive Thomas
Face of Binibini
(Miss Photogenic)
  • 19 – Rachel Peters
Miss Talent
  • 1 – Dane Felisse Marasigan
Best in National Costume
  • 22 – Chanel Olive Thomas (designed by Edwin Uy)
Manila Bulletin Reader’s Choice
  • 20 – Christagale Borja
Jag Denim Queen
  • 19 – Rachel Peters
Best in Swimsuit
  • 19 – Rachel Peters
Best in Long Gown
  • 15 – Maria Angelica De Leon
Miss Philippine Airlines
  • 31 – Katarina Rodriguez
Miss Creamsilk
  • 15 – Maria Angelica De Leon


Best in Long Gown :   15 – Maria Angelica De Leon


Best in Swimsuit :  19 – Rachel Peters



  • Paulo Avelino – Actor
  • Mitzi Borromeo – CNN Philippines anchor
  • Ambassador Rodrigo do Amaral Souza – Brazilian Ambassador to the Philippines
  • Ted Failon – ABS-CBN News anchor
  • Nandy Villar – ABS-CBN Marketing Head
  • Gretchen Ho – TV host
  • Ambassador Franz Jessen – European Ambassador to the Philippines
  • Eric Alberto – EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, PLDT
  • Phil Reed



Press Conference Miss International 2016 – Kylie Verzosa

Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa arrived in style at NAIA Terminal 2, late afternoon on November 11, 2016. The newly-crowned queen was all smiles as she waved at the members of the media and her throng of supporters waiting for her arrival. Later that night, she was feted a meet-and-greet with the media, attended by Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. chairperson Stella Marquez Araneta.

Kylie bested 69 other candidates from all over the world on her way to taking home the country’s sixth Miss International title. She admits to having mixed emotions upon learning that she won the crown.

“I feel good winning the title. I was surprised, there’s so much good competition. So, when they called my name, it was a mixture of shock and relief. I was very surprised and very happy also,” she says.

Miss All Nations 2016

NewsOfficial Final Result Miss All Nations 2016 : Winner – Latvia | 1st runners up – Australia
2nd runners up – Brazil.

Top 8
Russia, Macedonia, Canada, Germany, Crimea, Thailand, Spain and Malaysia

Special Award :

  • Best National Costume – Vietnam
  • Miss Photogenic – Slovak Republic
  • Miss Bikini – Mongolia
  • Miss Internet – China, Hangzhou
  • Miss Eco-Tourism – Myanmar
  • Miss Friendship – Belarus
  • Best Talent – Estonia
  • Best in Evening Gown – Mexico
  • Miss Charity – Singapore
  • Miss Charm – Australia
  • Miss Fashion – Belarus



Press Conference | Miss International Indonesia 2016 ~ Felicia Hwang

Today, Press Conference Miss Indonesia, Felicia Hwang. Felicia will represent Indonesia in the Miss International 2016 event, which was held in Tokyo.


Here Results Coverage:

14517361_10157447249360627_4236197438553116545_nAnaz dress designer works with the theme motif rang-rang with woven material Jepara. Chest crystal accents add glamour and color gray and white have in adjusting the character of Felice soft and graceful.


Dress designer  Galih Prakarsa Initiative works are inspired by women who focus on the dynamic side. Blending elements of materials such as layered pearl sequins and embroidered illusion attendant body silhouette.


Cocktail dress with batik motifs angkin from Sephora by Yuana Tanaya. Chocolate motif selected to show the elegant side and fashionist of Felice. Batik Sephora has silouet the body fit for the impression of elegance and modern. Jewelry or earrings from Manjusha charged adds graceful appearance.

14517387_10157447345475627_5779501160745851080_nkebaya from Intan Avantie. A masterpiece which inherited the roots and culture of Indonesia written on a dressing elegance. The concept of simple elegant semi kebaya which is able to bring the charm of Indonesia when it is combined with the typical Solo batik prada.


2National Costume of Indonesia for Miss International 2016 ” Dewi Shinta” by @jemberfashioncarnaval




Miss America 2017

Miss America 2017, the 96th Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Sunday, September 11, 2016. The event was broadcast by ABC in the United States, the first in the network’s newest agreement to carry the pageant until 2019, with Dick Clark Productions producing the ceremony. 

Betty Cantrell (Miss Georgia 2015) crowned her successor, Miss Arkansas 2016, Savvy Shields, at the end of the two-hour nationally televised event.

Final results Contestant
Miss America 2017
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 7
Top 10
Top 12
Top 15

* – America’s Choice


Preliminary Awards 

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle & Fitness

Quality of Life Award

Results Contestant
1st runner-up
  • Kansas Kansas – Kendall Schoenekase
2nd runner-up

Other awards

Awards Contestant
STEM Scholarship Awards
Women in Business Scholarship Awards
Miss Congeniality

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