Miss Earth 2005

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Miss Earth 2005
Miss Earth 2005, Alexandra Braun
Miss Earth 2005, Alexandra Braun
Date 23 October 2005
Presenters Ariel Ureta, Amanda Griffin
Venue UP Theater, Quezon City, Philippines
Broadcaster ABS-CBN, The Filipino Channel, Star World
Entrants 80
Placements 16
Debuts Bahamas, Cambodia, Haiti, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Jamaica, Macau, Mauritius, Mongolia, Niue Island, Pakistan, Romania, Samoa, Slovakia, St. Lucia, Tokelau, Turks & Caicos, Zambia
Withdrawals Albania, Bulgaria, Chad, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay
Returns Afghanistan, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Latvia, Panama, Russia, South Africa, Ukraine, Venezuela
Winner Alexandra Braun
 Venezuela
Congeniality Katherine McClure
 Canada
Best National Costume Yoo Hye-mi
 Korea
Photogenic Nataly Chilet
 Chile
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Miss Earth 2005, the 5th edition of the Miss Earth pageant, took place on 23 October 2005 in Quezon City, Philippines. A total of 80 candidates from around the globe took part in the event.

At the conclusion of the pageant, Alexandra Braun of Venezuela was crowned Miss Earth 2005 by outgoing titleholder, Miss Earth 2004, Priscilla Meirelles of Brazil. Like Brazil, Venezuela made history by becoming the second country to win all the Big Four international beauty pageants.[1][2]

Results[edit]

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss Earth 2005
Miss Earth – Air 2005
Miss Earth – Water 2005
Miss Earth – Fire 2005
Finalists
Semi-finalists
  •  Bosnia & Herzegovina – Sanja Susnja
  •  Czech Republic – Zuzana Štěpanovská
  •  Ecuador – Cristina Eugenia Reyes
  •  El Salvador – Irma Marina Dimas Pineda
  •  Korea – Yoo Hye-mi
  •  PhilippinesGenebelle Francisco Raagas
  •  Russia – Tatyana Yamova
  •  Tanzania – Rehema Sudi

Special awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Miss Friendship  Canada – Katherine McClure
Miss Photogenic  Chile- Nataly Chilet
Miss Talent  Ukraine – Yevgeniya Rudenko
Best National Costume  Korea – Yoo Hye-mi
Best in Long Gown  Puerto Rico – Vanessa De Roide
Best in Swimsuit  VenezuelaAlexandra Braun

Winning answer[edit]

Final Question in Miss Earth 2005: "If you are to save only one of the two elements of Mother Nature, water or air, which would you choose and why?"

Winning answer: "The four elements are important but air is the most significant because it gives us life and it’s what we breathe." – Alexandra Braun, representing Venezuela[3]

Judges[edit]

No. Judge Background
1 Leo Valdez International performing artist
2 Baroness Eva de Koenigswarter Fashion designer
3 Raquel Argondonia Environmentalist, TV producer and TV host
4 James Hogan President and CEO of Gulf Air
5 Catharina Svensson Miss Earth 2001 from Denmark
6 Noel Lorenzana Managing director for Home and Personal Care at Unilever
7 Vivienne Tan Educator and social entrepreneur
8 Tessa Prieto-Valdes Fashion maverick
9 Eugene Tameses Marketing Director of Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila
10 Rosemarie Arenas Socialite and environmentalist

Contestants[edit]

Countries and delegates that participated in Miss Earth 2005:[4]

  •  Afghanistan – Sitara Bahrami
  •  Argentina – Eliana Ocolotobiche
  •  Australia – Anne-Maree Bowdler
  •  Bahamas – Nadia Cash
  •  Belgium – Isabel van Rompaey
  •  Bolivia – Vanessa Patricia Morón Jarzun
  •  Bosnia & Herzegovina – Sanja Susnja
  •  Brazil – Isabella Chaves
  •  Cambodia – Mealea Pich
  •  Cameroon – Wonja Ngeah Ginette Martine
  •  CanadaKatherine McClure
  •  ChileNataly Chilet
  •  China – Noelle Li Yi-Jia
  •  Colombia – Lia Patricia Correal Lopera
  •  Czech Republic – Zuzana Štěpanovská
  •  Denmark – Heidi Zadeh
  •  Dominican RepublicAmell Santana
  •  Ecuador – Cristina Eugenia Reyes Hidalgo
  •  Egypt – Elham Wagdi
  •  El Salvador – Irma Marina Dimas Pineda
  •  Estonia – Anastassija Balak
  •  Finland – Rita Aaltolahti
  •  France – Alexandra Uhan
  •  Germany – Rebecca Kunikowski
  •  Ghana – Faustina Adjao Akoto
  •  Haiti – Channa Cius
  •  Honduras – Ruth María Arita
  •  Hong Kong – Aisha Gu Reu
  •  IndiaNiharika Singh
  •  Indonesia – Jenny Graciella Jevinzky Sutjiono
  •  Israel – Avivit Meirson
  •  JamaicaDaisi Pollard
  •  Japan – Emi Suzuki
  •  Kenya – Stella Malis
  •  Korea – Yoo Hye-mi
  •  Latvia – Nora Reinholde
  •  Lebanon – Chantal Karam
  •  Macau – Rebecca Qian Qiong
  •  Macedonia – Jana Stojanovska
  •  Malaysia – Jamie Pang Hui Ting
  •  Martinique – Elle Narayanan
  •  Mauritius – Loshanee Moodaley
  •  Mexico – Lorena Jaime Hochstrasser
  •  MongoliaSarnai Amar
  •    Nepal – Shavona Shrestha
  •  Netherlands – Dagmar Saija
  •  New Zealand – Tiffany Pickford
  •  Nicaragua – Sandra Maritza Ríos Hernández
  •  Nigeria – Ethel Okosuns
  •  Niue Island – Ngiar Pearson
  •  Norway – Vibeke Hansen
  •  PakistanNaomi Zaman
  •  Panama – Rosemary Isabel Suárez Machazek
  •  Paraguay – Tania María Domaniczky Vargas
  •  Peru – Sara María Paredes Valdivia
  •  PhilippinesGenebelle Francisco Raagas
  •  PolandKatarzyna Weronika Borowicz
  •  PortugalÂngela Maria Fonseca Spínola
  •  Puerto RicoVanessa De Roide
  •  Romania – Adina Dimitru
  •  Russia – Tatyana Yamova
  •  St. Lucia – Hanna Gabrielle Fitz
  •  Samoa – Josephine Meisake
  •  Serbia & MontenegroJovana Marjanovic
  •  Singapore – Sim Pei Yee
  •  Slovakia – Diana Ondrejickova
  •  South Africa – Jacqueline Postma
  •  Sweden – Therese Denitton
  •  Tahiti – Vaimiti Herlaud
  •  Taipei/Chinese Taipei – Carolyn Lin Yi-Fan
  •  Tanzania – Rehema Sudi
  •  Thailand – Kanokwan Sesthaphongvanich
  •  Tokelau – Landy Tyrell
  •  Turks & Caicos – Trina Adams
  •  Ukraine – Yevgeniya Rudenko
  •  United StatesAmanda Kimmel
  •  United Kingdom – Emma Corten
  •  VenezuelaAlexandra Braun
  •  Vietnam – Michelle Đào Thị Thanh Hoài
  •  Zambia – Cynthia Kanema

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Bahamas
  •  Cambodia
  •  Haiti
  •  Hong Kong
  •  Indonesia
  •  Jamaica
  •  Macau
  •  Mauritius
  •  Mongolia
  •  Niue Island
  •  Pakistan
  •  Romania
  •  Samoa
  •  Slovakia
  •  St. Lucia
  •  Tokelau
  •  Turks & Caicos
  •  Zambia
  •  United Kingdom is technically new, as it was designated in the previous years as "Great Britain".

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 2001:
    •  Latvia
    •  Russia
    •  South Africa
  • Last competed in 2003:
    •  Afghanistan
    •  Czech Republic
    •  Germany
    •  Japan
    •  Panama
    •  Ukraine
    •  Venezuela

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Albania
  •  Bulgaria
  •  Chad
  •  Costa Rica
  •  Ethiopia
  •  Guatemala
  •   Switzerland
  •  Trinidad & Tobago
  •  Uruguay

Crossovers[edit]

Numerous contestants appeared in other pageants. These include:

Other notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ West, Donald (18 December 2007). "Miss Earth History". Pageantopolis. Archived from the original on 16 December 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2008. 
  2. ^ "Brazilian Medical Student Wins Miss Earth 2004". The Seoul Times. 24 October 2005. Retrieved 18 May 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Missosology: Miss Earth 2005". Archived from the original on 12 January 2008. Retrieved 22 January 2008. 
  4. ^ Soul, John (23 October 2005). "Miss Earth 2005". Woman of the Earth News. Archived from the original on 16 August 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2009. 
  5. ^ Pageant Almanac "Pageant Almanac: Miss Earth" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 22 January 2008. 

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