Miss Earth 2011

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Miss Earth 2011
Date 3 December 2011
Presenters Jason Godfrey and Sonia Couling
Venue Philippines University of the Philippines Theater, Diliman, Quezon City
Broadcaster ABS-CBN, Studio 23, The Filipino Channel, STAR World, Channel V, VTV[disambiguation needed]
Entrants 84[1]
Placements 16
Debuts Aruba, Austria, Sri Lanka
Withdraws Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Egypt, French Polynesia, Guyana, Jamaica, Kenya, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Poland, Samoa, Serbia, South Sudan, Tonga
Returns Belize, El Salvador, Estonia, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Pakistan, Paraguay, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad & Tobago, US Virgin Islands, Zimbabwe
Winner Olga Álava
 Ecuador
Congeniality Sanober Hussain
 Pakistan
Best National Costume Tomoko Maeda
 Japan
Photogenic Cherry Liu
 Chinese Taipei

Miss Earth 2011, the 11th edition of the Miss Earth pageant, was held on 3 December 2011 at the University of the Philippines Theater in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.[2] The show was aired live by Channel V at 8:00 pm, while Star World broadcast on Sunday, 4 December at 6:00 pm, ABS-CBN and Studio 23 broadcast on the same day at 10:30 pm There was also a delayed telecast of the show on The Filipino Channel and on the television stations of other participating countries.[3]

The pageant was originally scheduled to be held at the Impact, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thailand,[4][5] however the pageant organizers decided to move the pageant back to the Philippines due to the massive flooding in Thailand.[2][6][7]

Miss Earth 2010, Nicole Faria of India, crowned her successor Olga Álava of Ecuador as Miss Earth 2011 at the end of the event.[8][9]

The three “elemental titles” of equal importance and with the same ranking were also awarded:[10] Miss Brazil Drielly Bennettone won Miss Earth-Air 2011, while Miss Philippines Athena Mae Imperial, got the Miss Earth-Water 2011 title, and Caroline Medina of Venezuela was awarded as Miss Earth-Fire 2011.[11][12]

The theme of this year’s Miss Earth edition will be “The Earth is Crying. Let the Earth Smile Again![13]

Results[edit]

Miss Earth 2011 participating countries and territories and results.

Placements[edit]

Final Results Contestant
Miss Earth 2011
Miss Earth - Air 2011
  •  Brazil – Drielly Bennettone
Miss Earth - Water 2011
Miss Earth - Fire 2011
Finalists
Semi-finalists

Special Awards[edit]

The following special awards were given:[14]