Miss Earth 2008 Pre-Pageant Awards

Miss Earth 2008 Beauty Pageant will be held in Pampanga, Philippines Amphitheater on November 9 where the reigning Miss Earth 2008 Jessica Nicole Trisco will crown her successor. The delegates are touring the country for the past few weeks and also they are competing at some major and mini-competitions.

The National Costume Competition was held last tuesday night at the PAGCOR Grand Theatre in Paranaque City. During that night, aside from the Best in National Costume Award, there are also some special awards given by the sponsors:

Best in National Costume: Miss Panama (Shassia Ubillus)
Miss Photogenic: Miss Philippines (Karla Paula G. Henry)
Miss Micu Confidence: Miss Greece (Ria Antoniou)
Joel Cruz Signature Award: Miss Greece (Ria Antoniou)
Face of Placenta Award: Miss Venezuela (Daniela Torrealba)
Face of the Night Award: Miss Colombia (Mariana Rodriguez)
Miss Afficionado Award: Miss Tanzania (Miriam Odemba)

At a different date and location, the swimsuit competition was held. 20 delegates competed and the judges have picked their top 5 Best in Swimsuit:
Miss Guam (Jennifer Neves)
Miss South Sudan (Nok Nora Duany)
Miss Netherlands (Melanie de Laat)
Miss Brazil (Tatiane Alves)
Miss Mexico (Abigaíl Elizalde)

And finally narrowed down to the final winner. Another special award was also given:
Best in Swimsuit: Miss Mexico (Abigaíl Elizalde)
Miss Fontana: Miss Philippines (Karla Paula G. Henry)

Watch the Miss Earth 2008 Beauty Contest Preliminary Swimsuit Competition Video:


"To God be the Glory".