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Miss Earth is a beauty contest, which aims to spread global awareness about various environmental issues. Check out some interesting & fun facts on Miss Earth.

Miss Earth Trivia

Miss Earth is an international beauty contest held annually. It aims at promoting environmental awareness, for a greener and cleaner planet. The reigning titleholders dedicate themselves to various environmental projects. Apart from this, they also participate in tree planting ceremonies, environmental and cultural immersion programs, sponsor visits and tours. In this article, we have given trivia about the prestigious contest.

Interesting and Fun Facts on Miss Earth
  • The first edition of Miss Earth was launched by Carousel Productions in 2001.
  • Since its establishment, the beauty contest has been held every year in Philippines.
  • Latest edition of the contest, the eighth one, will be held on November 2008 at the Clark Expo Amphitheater in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines.
  • Eighty-five beauties from across the globe are participating in Miss Earth 2008.
  • Countries making their debut in the contest include Bhutan, Congo D.R., Guam, Luxembourg, Malta, Rwanda, Scotland, Serbia and South Sudan.
  • Turkey, Hungary and Kosovo, Jamaica, Greece, Honduras, Pakistan, Panama, Russia and Tahiti have made a comeback in Miss Earth 2008, after discontinuing their participation in the contest for few years.
  • Applicants of the contest should be pageant winners or chosen by national Miss Earth directors from different countries.
  • Catharina Svensson, from Denmark, was the first titleholder of Miss Earth.
  • Miss Canada Jessica Trisko bagged the title of Miss Earth in 2007.
  • "Beauties For a Cause" is the slogan adopted by Miss Earth pageant.
  • Arnel Papa, Young Designer Awardee, is the mastermind behind the design of the coveted Miss Earth crown.
  • The beautiful crown is made up sterling silver, embellished with clear Swarovski and pearls. Adding to the sparkling effect of the crown are red and blue Swarovski pearls.
  • Winner of the contest is entitled to the Miss Earth crown. Her runners-up are given titles named after other natural elements of the planet.
  • The third runner-up is given the title Miss Fire. The second runner-up is entitled to Miss Water, while the first runner-up is bestowed the title Miss Air.
  • Apart from the declaration of the winner and runners-up, special awards are also given to the participants of Miss Earth.

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