Miss Earth 2004

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Miss Earth 2004
Priscilla Meirelles.jpg
Miss Earth 2004
Date24 October 2004
PresentersMarc Nelson, Sarah Meir
VenueUP Theater, Quezon City, Philippines
BroadcasterABS-CBN, The Filipino Channel, Star World
DebutsBulgaria, Chad, Macedonia, Martinique, Portugal, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay
WithdrawalsAfghanistan, Antigua & Barbuda, Cyprus, Germany, Gibraltar, Hungary, Kosovo, Japan, Panama, Slovenia, Venezuela
ReturnsAlbania, Egypt, El Salvador, Great Britain, Netherlands, Nepal, Paraguay, Taiwan, Tanzania
WinnerPriscilla Meirelles
CongenialityStephanie Brownell
Best National CostumeGabriela Zavala
PhotogenicPriscilla Meirelles
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Miss Earth 2004, the 4th edition of Miss Earth pageant, took place on 24 October 2004 at the University of the Philippines Theater in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. Dania Prince of Honduras crowned her successor Pricilla Meirelles of Brazil at the end of the event.[1]

The 21-year-old medical student from Brazil, Priscilla Meirelles, who stands 5’ 8" and has a 35"-24"-35" figure, won the coveted title, and with her win, Brazil became the first country to capture all of the four major international pageants, namely Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, and Miss Earth.[1][2]

Miss Martinique Murielle Celimene, an 18-year-old student, was crowned Miss Air, the pageant’s equivalent to first runner-up. The last two titles— Miss Water and Miss Fire (second and third runners-up, respectively) —were won by Miss Tahiti Kahaya Lusazh (English name: Stephanie Lesage) and Miss Paraguay Yanina Gonzalez. Miss Paraguay was early crowd favorite who maintained her composure when she almost fell off the stage after she broke her shoe’s heels after the long gown competition.

The winners were chosen by the 11-person board of judges who included last year’s Miss Earth’s Beauty for a Cause awardee, Vida Samadzai, Noel Lorenzana of Unilever Philippines, Stefan Voogel of InterContinental Manila, Kit Ti LIan of Avon Color, Lorraine Timbol of Media Arts Systems and Services Co., Regina Paz Lopez of ABS-CBN Foundation, Chin Chin Gutierrez, actress and staunch advocate of environmental concerns, international singer-actor Leo Valdez, Deborah Landey of the United Nations Development Programme, Freddie Garcia of ABS-CBN, and Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Cesar Purisima.

Organized and launched in 2001 by Carousel Productions, Miss Earth serves as a catalyst in promoting environmental advocacy worldwide. Its slogan, "Beauties For A Cause".[3]


Countries and territories which sent delegates and results


Final results Contestant
Miss Earth 2004
Miss Earth - Air 2004 (1st Runner-up)
Miss Earth - Water 2004 (2nd Runner-up)
  •  Tahiti - Kahaya Lusazh (Stephanie Lesage)
Miss Earth - Fire 2004 (3rd Runner-up)
Top 8 Finalists
Top 16 Semi-finalists

Special awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Miss Friendship  USA - Stephanie Brownell
Miss Photogenic  Brazil - Priscilla Meirelles
Best Hair  Martinique - Murielle Celimene
Best in Talent  Canada - Tanya Beatriz Munizaga
Miss Ponds  Australia - Shenevelle Dickson
Miss Creamsilk  Philippines - Tamera Marie Lagac Szijarto
Best National Costume  Honduras - Gabriela Zavala
Best in Long Gown  Tahiti - Kahaya Lusazh (Stephanie Lesage)
Best in Swimsuit  Paraguay - Yanina González
Miss Avon  Brazil - Priscilla Meirelles
Miss Close-up Smile  Brazil - Priscilla Meirelles
Miss Leonardo  Puerto Rico - Shanira Blanco
Texter's Choice Award  Philippines - Tamera Marie Lagac Szijarto

Order of announcements[edit]

Winning answer[edit]

Final Question in Miss Earth 2004: "On a quiet night, you could hear the sounds of nature talking to you. What do you think is its message and what would you like to tell it back?"

Winning Answer of Miss Earth 2004: "What I can hear is that nature is saying that love is missing. Because people don't respect each other, they don't respect the nature, they don't respect life. That's why nature is reacting to everything that people do to her. Who suffer is us, humankind. And love is what would solve our problem" - Priscilla Meirelles, represented Brazil.[4]


No. Judge Background
1 Vida Samadzai Miss Earth 2003 Beauty for a Cause awardee
2 Noel Lorenzana Unilever Philippines
3 Stefan Voogel Intercontinental Manila
4 Kit Ti Lian Avon Color
5 Lorraine Timbol Journalist Media Arts Systems and Services Co.
6 Regina Paz Lopez ABS-CBN Foundation
7 Chin Chin Gutierrez Actress and environmentalist
8 Leo Valdez International singer-actor
9 Deborah Landey United Nations Development Programme
10 Freddie Garcia ABS-CBN
11 Cesar Purisima Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry


List of countries and delegates that participated in Miss Earth 2004:[5]


Miss Earth 2004, Priscilla Meirelles also won the title "Miss Cyberpress Earth 2004" awarded by the website Globalbeauties.com after topping a survey participated in by webmasters in 19 pageant-related web portals.[3]






  1. ^ a b West, Donald (2007-12-18). "Miss Earth History". Pageantopolis. Archived from the original on 2007-12-16. Retrieved 2008-01-07.
  2. ^ Palmero, Paul (2005-06-18). "Pageant History: Winning Feats". Pageant Almanac. Archived from the original on 2008-12-12. Retrieved 2008-01-07.
  3. ^ a b WTA World
  4. ^ Missosology 2004
  5. ^ Soul, John (2004-10-24). "Miss Earth 2004". Woman of the Earth News. Archived from the original on 2009-03-17. Retrieved 2009-12-27.

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