Each year several beauty pageants are being showcased on the world stage. Year 2013 did also witnessed several beauty pageants but only some of them were remarkable. In that regard miss universe, miss world, miss earth, miss international and miss intercontinental were found to be the major ones. Among these beauty pageants the beauties of countries like Venezuela and Philippines were found to be the most successful . On November 9th 2013 Miss Universe 2013 was presented. The grand finale of 62nd edition of this event was showcased at Crocus Hall in Krasnogorsk, Moscow Oblast, and Russia. It featured beauty queens of eighty six countries around the world. Gabriela Isler of Venezuela was crowned Miss Universe 2013. Patricia Yurena Rodriuez of Spain finished the event as the first runner up while Constanza Baez of Equador made up to second runner up position . Adriella Arida of Philippines was chosen as the third runner up.
A month prior to miss universe, the representative of Philippines, Megan Young was successful to receive Miss World 2013 crown. The 63rd edition of Miss World pageant was held on September 28, 2013 at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in Bali, Indonesia. The event saw hundred and twenty contestants from all over the world. The first runner up position was been taken by Marine Lorphelin from France while Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter of Ghana made up to second runner up position.
December 7th of 2013 saw Miss Earth 2013. The 13th edition of this pageant was held at Versailles Palace, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines. After bringing the crown of Miss Universe 2013 , another lady from Venezuela was successful in Miss Earth stage. This time Alyz Henrich took away the major award to Venezuela being crowned as Miss Earth 2013. The event saw contestants from different corner of the world. Katia Wagner of Austria was chosen as miss earth air 2013, Punika Kulsoontomrut was chosen as miss earth water 2013 and Catharina Choi became miss earth fire 2013. The beauty queen from Philippines, Angeles delos Reyes was successful to be in the finals.
December 17th of 2013 was more successful for Philippino girl. Bea Rose Santiago of Philippines was crowned as the winner of Miss International 2013. The event was showcased at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel, Tokyo, Japan. The 53rd edition of this event saw contestants in total. Nathalie den Dekker of Netherlands was awarded as first runner up while Casey Radley of New Zealand was crowned as second runner up winner.
The Philippino lady Koreen Medina made up to the third runner up in the 42nd edition of Miss Intercontinental pageant 2013. It was held on December 14, 2013 in Maritim Hall, Maritim Hotel Madegeburg, Magdeburg, Germany. 59 girls from different nations around the world was its participants. Ekaterina Plekhova from Russia became the winner of Miss Intercontinental 2013 while Aleyda Ortiz from Puerto Rico became the first runner up winner . Margarita Peralta of Colombia made up to the second runner up awards while Kayla Nel from South Africa became the forth runner up award winner.
– by Rojin Shakya