The Philippines Conquers The Universe
The Miss Universe Organization through its reigning Miss Universe 2016 winner, our very own Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, has announced that the 2017 Miss Universe pageant will be held in the Philippines on January 30, 2017. The most coveted pageant has been held in the Philippines 3 times prior to the announcement, making it the only country in Asia to have sponsored the most Miss Universe pageants—1974, 1994, & 2017.
Previous Miss Universe title holders from the Philippines are Gloria Diaz -1969 and Margarita Moran-Floirendo-1973.
Candidates from 90 countries will vie for the illustrious title of Miss Universe and will help the Miss Universe organization improve lives by initiating humanitarian efforts to affect change by reaching out to the grassroots while developing their personal goals to empower women to be self- confident and strive to be their personal best to become “Confidently Beautiful.”
This pageant is the biggest and most publicized in the world, serving an international platform through its partner charities, sponsors and worldwide brands. It is seen live via satellite by more than half a billion people.
The Philippines will be able to showcase its rich history and beautiful tourism spots.
The Miss Universe pageant will definitely be a feast for the eyes with beautiful contestants representing various countries. It will also be a showcase of how beautiful our country and people are. We have truly conquered the Universe. Mabuhay!