7 feb. 2014

Face of the Year 2013 - The Top 5 Finalists!

Welcome back to the Face of the Year 2013 Award. It's time to reveal our top 5 finalists...

We're gonna do it in random order.


We begin with...









Ecuador Universe - Constanza Baez


Next finalists is...












France World - Marine Lorphelin



Only 3 spots left, one of them belongs to...









Spain Universe - Patricia Yurena Rodriguez



This moment is all about...









Puerto Rico Universe - Monic Marie Perez



And the last spot in the Top 5 goes to...













Philippines World - Megan Young


Congratulations to our spectacular Top 5 finalists!



This is the rank of the 5 contestants from the top 10 that didn't make it:





See you next time with the results of the Face of the Year 2013 award!


3 feb. 2014

Face of the Year 2013 - Top 10

Welcome back to the 'Face of the Year' 2013 Award. We had our top 15, and now it's time to reveal the top 10...


We begin with the 1st set of 5...







Ecuador Universe - Constanza Baez
France World - Marine Lorphelin
Philippines World - Megan Young
Puerto Rico Universe - Monic Marie Perez
Russia Intercontinental - Ekaterina Plekhova




And the 2nd group of 5, which also is among our top 10...












Serbia Earth - Andjelka Tomasevic
Spain Universe - Patricia Yurena Rodriguez
Thailand Earth - Punika Kulsoontornrut
USA Universe - Erin Brady
Venezuela Universe - Maria Gabriela Isler




Congratulations to our stunning Top 10 contestants of the Face of the Year 2o13 Award!






And this is the ranking of the 11th to 15th placers:




Next time: we will reveal our top 5 finalists. Stay tuned!

25 ene. 2014

Face of the Year 2013 - Top 15!

Welcome back to our 'Face of the Year' 2013 Award. It's time to make aother cut, from 25 top 15... who will make it?


Let's begin, first group of 5, in alphabetical order by country:







Brazil Supranational - Raquel Benetti
Ecuador Universe - Constanza Baez
France World - Marine Lorphelin
Israel Universe - Yityish 'Titi' Aynaw
Mexico Earth - Kristal Silva



Also still in the competition...



Philippines World - Megan Young
Poland International - Katarzyna Oracka
Puerto Rico Universe - Monic Marie Perez
Russia Intercontinental - Ekaterina Plekhova
Serbia Earth - Andjelka Tomasevic




And the last group of 5...



Spain Universe - Patricia Yurena Rodriguez
Thailand Earth - Punika Kunsuntornrat
Ukraine Universe - Olga Storozhenko
USA Universe - Erin Brady
Venezuela Universe - Maria Gabriela Isler



Congratulations to our stunning group of 15!


This is the ranking of the 16-25th placers:

















See you next time, when we'll reveal our top 15!


10 ene. 2014

Face of the Year 2013 - Top 25

Welcome to the 2013 edition of our very own 'Face of the Year 2013' Award. We have been looking for the 25 most beautiful faces among the 'Big 7' pageants of 2013, and we can tell we got them.

One of them will join our previous set of winners, which began in 2010 with the victory of Rozanna Purcell from Ireland.






 Now lets met our top 25 for the Face of the Year 2013 Award, in alphabetical order by country:



Bolivia Universe - Alexia Viruez
Brazil Supranational - Raquel Benetti
Ecuador Universe - Constanza Baez
France World - Marine Lorphelin
Ghana World - Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter




India Universe - Manasi Moghe
Israel Universe - Yityish Aynaw
Italy Universe - Luna Voce
Korea Earth - Catharina Choi
Mexico Earth - Kristal Silva




Mexico Supranational - Jacqueline Morales
Philippines Grand International - Ali Forbes
Philippines World - Megan Young
Poland International - Katarzyna Oracka
Puerto Rico Universe - Monic Marie Perez




Russia Intercontinental - Ekaterina Plekhova
Serbia Earth - Andjelka Tomasevic
Spain Universe - Patricia Rodriguez
Spain World - Elena Ibarbia
Thailand Earth - Punika Kulsoontornrut




Ukraine Universe - Olga Storozhenko
Ukraine World - Anna Zayachkivska
USA Universe - Erin Brady
Venezuela Earth - Alyz Henrich
Venezuela Universe - Maria Gabriela Isler


Facts about the top 25:

There are 10 contestants from Miss Universe.
5 from Miss World and Miss Earth.
2 from Miss Supranational.
1 from Miss International, Miss Intercontinental & Miss Grand International.

By countries:

There are 2 contestants from Mexico, Philippines, Spain, Ukraine & Venezuela.
1 from Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, France, Ghana, India, Israel, Italy, Korea, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, Serbia, Thailand & USA.



Next time we'll meet our top 15. Stay tuned!


1 ene. 2014

Man of the Year 2013

MAN OF THE YEAR 2013 AWARD

This award will be given to the best contestant of any of the major male pageants (Mister World, Manhunt International & Mister International) held in 2013.

This year, we only had Mister International pageant, therefore, our winner will be chosen among the contestants of this male pageant only.


Let's present our top 3 in random order:



Czech Republic International - Antonin Beránek
Spain International - Adrián Gallardo
Turkey International - Ufuk Deger


The 2nd runner-up is...






Spain International - Adrián Gallardo



The 1st runner-up is...








Czech Republic International - Antonin Beránek



And so the winner of the Man of the Year 2013 Award is...





Turkey International - Ufuk Deger




Congratulations!

2013: A Year in Review



2013 will be remembered for the amazing performance of the Philippines in the 'Big 7' beauty pageants scene, placing in all of them, winning 3 crowns, being runner-up in other 3 and being finalist in the other one, which made them the winners of the Country of the Year 2013 with the highest score ever and the longest margin between 1st and 2nd place.


MISS UNIVERSE 2013


The 62nd edition of Miss Universe was held on November 9th in Moscow, Russia.

The winner was Miss Venezuela, María Gabriela Isler, for the 7th time, only 1 crown behind USA, leading the victories ranking.


1st runner-up was Spain, 2nd runner-up Ecuador, 3rd runner-up Philippines, and 4th runner-up Brazil.

Top 10: Dominican Republic, Great Britain, India, Ukraine & USA.
Top 16: China, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico & Switzerland.



In our 'Hot Picks', we predicted 10 of the eventual top 16 delegates: Venezuela, Spain, Ecuador, Brazil, Great Britain, Ukraine, USA, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua & Costa Rica.
The eventual winner, Venezuela, was our 4th runner-up.
Our winner, Puerto Rico, made it to the top 16.
In addition, the eventual top 3 (Venezuela, Spain & Ecuador) made it to our top 5, in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th runner-up spots.
Biggest shock: Israel (our number 2) not making it to the top 16.


MISS WORLD 2013


The 63rd edition of Miss World was held on September 28th in Bali, Indonesia.

The winner was Miss Philippines, Megan Young, bringing her country their 1st ever Miss World crown.


The 1st runner-up was France, and the 2nd runner-up Miss Ghana.

Top 5 finalists: Brazil & Spain. Gibraltar was fast-tracked to the top 5 by Fan Vote.
Top 10: Australia, England, Indonesia, Jamaica & Nepal.
Top 20: Aruba, Belgium, Canada, Dominican Republic, India, Italy, Netherlands, Slovak Republic, Ukraine & USA.



In our 'Hot Picks', we predicted 14 out of our top 15 choices, that at least made it to the eventual top 20.
We also predicted the winner: Philippines. France, our 2nd runner-up, was 1st runner-up in the finale night.


MISS EARTH 2013


The 13th edition of Miss Earth was held on December 7th in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines.

The winner was Miss Venezuela, Alyz Henrich, for the 2nd time, now leading along with Brazil the victories ranking with 2 crowns, and holding the longest streak of consecutive placements (9, every year since 2005).


1st runner-up was Miss Austria, 2nd runner-up Miss Thailand, and 3rd runner-up Miss Korea.

Top 8: Mexico, Philippines, Poland & Serbia.
Top 16: Chile, China, France, Mauritius, South Africa, Spain, Turkey & USA.



In our 'Hot Picks' we predicted 8 out of the 16 semi-finalists: Venezuela, Thailand, Korea, Serbia, Philippines, Mexico, France & Spain.

We also predicted the winner: Venezuela, and Thailand (our 3rd runner-up) ended up in the 2nd runner-up spot.


MISS INTERNATIONAL 2013


The 53rd edition of Miss International was held on December 17th in Tokyo, Japan.

The winner was Miss Philippines, Bea Rose Santiago, bringing home their 5th Miss International crown. Philippines also holds the current longest streak of consecutive placements (6, every year since 2008).


The 1st runner-up was Miss Netherlands, and the 2nd runner-up was Miss New Zealand.

Top 5 finalists: Colombia & Hungary.
Top 15 semi-finalists: Brazil, Ecuador, Gibraltar, Iceland, Lithuania, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, Thailand & USA.



In our 'Hot Picks' we predicted 7 out of the top 15 semifinalist: Philippines, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Iceland, Brazil, Lithuania & Spain.

The eventual winner, Philippines, was our 2nd runner-up choice.
Our winner, Poland didn't even make it to the top 15.

Biggest shocks: Poland & Venezuela. Venezuela was a huge favorite, but she failed to place. She broke the longest streak of consecutive placements by Venezuela since 2005.


MISS SUPRANATIONAL 2013


The 5th edition of Miss Supranational was held on September 6th in Minsk, Belarus.

The winner was Miss Philippines, Mutya Datul, bringing home the 1st Miss Supranational crown for her country, and the 1st ever for an Asian country.


The 1st runner-up was Mexico, the 2nd runner-up was Turkey, the 3rd runner-up was Indonesia & the 4th runner-up was US Virgin Islands.

Top 20: Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Gabon, India, Latvia, Luxembourg, Myanmar (fast-tracked by Fan Vote), Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine & Venezuela.



In our 'Hot Picks' we only featured 9 girls. From our top 9, 7 of them made it to the top 20: Philippines, Mexico, Belarus, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine & Puerto Rico.

We also predicted the eventual winner: Philippines.


MISS INTERCONTINENTAL 2013


The 42nd edition of Miss Intercontinental was held on December 14th in Magdeburg, Germany.

The winner was Miss Russia, Ekaterina Plekhova.


The 1st runner-up was Miss Puerto Rico, and the 2nd runner-up was Miss Colombia.

Top 5: 3rd runner-up Philippines, 4th runner-up South Africa.
Top 15: Argentina, Costa Rica, Curacao, England, Germany, Hungary, New Zealand, Panama, Poland & Thailand.



In our 'Hot Picks' we predicted 9 out of the 15 semi-finalists: Russia, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Philippines, Curacao, Thailand, England, Costa Rica & Germany.

We also predicted the winner, Russia, the 1st runner-up, Puerto Rico, and the 2nd runner-up, Colombia, correctly.


MISS GRAND INTERNATIONAL


The 1st edition of Miss Grand International was held on November 19th in Bangkok, Thailand.

The winner was Miss Puerto Rico, Janelee Chaparro.


The 1st runner-up was Miss Dominican Republic, the 2nd runner-up was Miss Slovak Republic, the 3rd runner-up was Miss Philippines & the 4th runner-up was Miss Australia.

Top 10: Brazil, Cuba, Latvia, Sri Lanka & Venezuela.
Top 20: China, Colombia, Ecuador, Macedonia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Pakistan, Thailand, USA & Zimbabwe.



In our 'Hot Picks' we predicted 12 out of the 20 semi-finalists: Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Australia, Brazil, Cuba, Venezuela, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Colombia, Ecuador & Zimbabwe.

The eventual winner, Puerto Rico, was in our #18 spot. Our winner, Australia, ended up in the 4th runner-up spot.


COUNTRY OF THE YEAR 2013


Country of the Year 2013: Philippines.
1st runner-up: Venezuela.
2nd runner-up: Spain.
3rd runner-up: Brazil.
4th runner-up: France.

Top 10: Ecuador, USA, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic & Great Britain / England.
Top 15: Ghana, Indonesia, India, Ukraine & Netherlands.

Best Country in the Americas: Venezuela
Best Country in the Caribbean: Puerto Rico.
Best Country in Europe: Spain.
Best Country in Asia: Philippines.
Best Country in Oceania: Australia.
Best Country in Africa: Ghana.


Countries that have placed in all the 'Big 2' pageants (Miss Universe & Miss World): Philippines, Spain, Brazil, USA, Dominican Republic, Great Britain/England, Indonesia, India & Ukraine.

Countries that have placed in all 'Big 4' pageants (Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss Earth & Miss International): Philippines, Spain & USA.

Countries that have placed in all 'Big 7' pageants: Philippines.


MISTER INTERNATIONAL 2013


Mister International 2013 was the only major male pageant held in 2013 (Miss World & Manhunt International did not take place).

It was held on November 21st in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The winner was Mister Venezuela, Jose Anmer Paredes.


The 1st runner-up was Indonesia, the 2nd runner-up was Brazil, the 3rd runner-up was Mexico, the 4th runner-up was Philippines & the 5th runner-up was Czech Republic.

Top 10: China, Colombia, Singapore & Slovak Republic.
Top 16: Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Italy, Slovenia & Turkey.



In our 'Hot Picks' we predicted 8 out of the 16 semi-finalists: Venezuela, Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Turkey & Chile.

The eventual winner, Venezuela, was our 9th placer, while our winner, Czech Republic, ended up in the 5th runner-up spot.



And that was it! The 2013 in pageantry. See you all in 2014!