Miss Earth 2007

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Miss Earth 2007
MissEarth2007Court.png
Miss Earth 2007 court (Water, Earth, Air and Fire)
Date 11 November 2007
Presenters Utt Panichkul, Priscilla Meirelles, Ginger Conejero
Entertainment Richard Poon
Venue UP Theater, Quezon City, Philippines
Broadcaster ABS-CBN, Star World, The Filipino Channel
Entrants 88
Placements 16
Debuts Belize, Cuba, Fiji, Iceland, Northern Ireland, Congo, Suriname, US Virgin Islands Zimbabwe
Withdrawals Cayman Islands, Chile, Curaçao, Egypt, Greece, Haiti, Ireland, Macedonia, Pakistan, Panama, Puerto Rico, Russia, Samoa, Serbia & Montenegro, Tahiti
Returns Cameroon, Colombia, Hong Kong, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Macau, Niue Island, Slovenia, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, Zambia
Winner Jessica Trisko
 Canada
Congeniality Amale Al-Khoder
 Lebanon
Best National Costume Jiraporn Sing-ieam
 Thailand
Photogenic Jeanne Harn
 Philippines
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Miss Earth 2007, the seventh Miss Earth pageant, was held on 11 November 2007 at the UP Theater in Quezon City, Philippines. The delegates also visited Nha Trang, Vietnam. 88 delegates competed for the title, making 2007 the largest edition of delegates for Miss Earth. The pageant was hosted by MTV Asia VJ Greg Uttsada Panichkul, Priscilla Meirelles and Ginger Conejero. Miss Earth 2006, Hil Hernández from Chile, crowned her successor Jessica Trisko from Canada.[1]

Pooja Chitgopekar from India won her second consecutive Miss Earth-Air title. Silvana Santaella from Venezuela was proclaimed Miss Earth-Water. She also won two special awards: Best in Swimsuit and Best in Long Gown.[2][3] Ángela Gómez from Spain finished fourth as Miss Earth-Fire. Bokang Montjane from South Africa made the top 16 semi-finalist and received the Beauty for a Cause award. Montjane became the second winner of this award, after Vida Samadzai from Afghanistan won the first Beauty For a Cause award in 2003.

Results[edit]

Countries and territories that sent delegates and results
Miss Earth 2007 Final 4: Spain, India, Venezuela, and Canada
7 of the Top 8 finalists of Miss Earth 2007: Georgia, Canada, Venezuela, Spain, Thailand, Switzerland, and India
Miss Earth 2007 Award winners: Lebanon (Friendship), Lithuania (Talent), Venezuela (Swimsuit & Long Gown), Thailand (National Costume), and the Philippines (Photogenic)
Contestants on stage in their swimwear

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss Earth 2007
Miss Earth – Air 2007
Miss Earth – Water 2007
Miss Earth – Fire 2007
Finalists
Semi-finalists
  •  Czech Republic – Eva Čerešňáková
  •  Dominican Republic – Themys Febriel
  •  Lebanon – Amale Al-Khoder
  •  MartiniqueÉlodie Delor
  •  Nigeria – Stacey Garvey
  •  Romania – Alina Gheorge
  •  South AfricaBokang Montjane
  •  SwedenIvana Gagula

Special awards[edit]

The following special awards were officially awarded during the grand coronation night:

Awards Contestant
Miss Fashion  VietnamTrương Tri Trúc Diễm
Beauty for a Cause  South AfricaBokang Montjane
Best in National Costume  Thailand – Jiraporn Sing-ieam
Best in Swimsuit  Venezuela – Silvana Santaella
Best in Long Gown  Venezuela – Silvana Santaella
Miss Friendship  Lebanon – Amale Al-Khoder
Miss Photogenic  PhilippinesJeanne Harn
Miss Talent  Lithuania – Monica Baliunaite
Miss Eco-Tourism  CubaAriana Barouk

Winning answer[edit]

Final Question in Miss Earth 2007: "How would you describe the beauty of Mother Earth to a blind child?"

Answer of Miss Earth 2007: "I would say that the beauty of Mother Nature smells as sweet as the sweetest rose... that the beauty of Mother Nature feels as soft as the softest leaves... and, that the beauty of Mother Nature sings like the birds in the trees." – Jessica Trisko, represented Canada.[4]

Hosts[edit]

Greg Uttsada Panichkul, the main host of Miss Earth 2007
Host Details
Greg Uttsada Panichkul Main Host
Priscilla Meirelles Anchorperson, Miss Earth 2004
Ginger Conejero Color Commentator, Miss Philippines-Air 2006

Judges[edit]

No. Judge Background
1 Andrea Mastellone general manager, Traders Hotel Manila
2 Nguyễn Công Khế Editor-in-Chief, Thanh Nien News
3 Jose Ramon Olives Head, Cable Channels, ABS-CBN
4 Arch. Nestor Mangio Chairman, Clark International Airport Corporation
5 Hong Jin Regional Manager, Korean Air
6 Crystal Jacinto Honorable Chairwoman, Kalikasan Fun Bike and President of the Philippines Foundation for Tomorrow's Good Children Inc.
7 General Manuel Roxas PAGCOR
8 Tiziano Ceccarani Head, OE Mergers and Acquisitions
9 Dawn Zulueta Award-winning Movie and TV actress
10 Purissima Benitez Jahannot Deputy Director and Chief Curator

Contestants[edit]

List of countries and delegates that participated in Miss Earth 2007:[5]

  •  AlbaniaShpresa Vitia
  •  Argentina – María Antonella Tognolla
  •  Australia – Victoria Louise Stewart
  •  Bahamas – Sharon Eula Rolle
  •  Belgium – Melissa Cardaci
  •  Belize – Leilah Pandy
  •  Bolivia – Carla Loreto Fuentes Rivero
  •  Bosnia & Herzegovina – Dženita Dumpor
  •  Botswana – Millicent Ollyn
  •  Brazil – Patrícia Andrade
  •  Cameroon – Pauline Marcelle Kack
  •  CanadaJessica Trisko-Darden
  •  China – Yu Peipei
  •  Colombia – Mileth Johana Agámez
  •  Congo – Maurielle Nkouka Massamba
  •  Costa Rica – Natalia Salas Mattey
  •  CubaAriana Barouk
  •  Czech Republic – Eva Čerešňáková
  •  Denmark – Trine Lundgaard Nielsen
  •  Dominican Republic – Themys Febriel
  •  Ecuador – Verónica Ochoa Crespo
  •  El Salvador – Julia Ayala
  •  EnglandClair Cooper
  •  Ethiopia – Nardos Tafese
  •  Fiji – Minal Maneesha Ali
  •  Finland – Anna Pohtimo
  •  France – Alexandra Gaguen
  •  Georgia – Nanka Mamasakhlisi
  •  Germany – Sinem Ramazanoglu
  •  Ghana – Diana Naa Blankson
  •  Guadeloupe – Virgine Mulia
  •  GuatemalaJessica Scheel
  •  Hong Kong – Fan Miao-Meng
  •  Iceland – Katrín Dögg Sigurdardóttir
  •  IndiaPooja Chitgopekar
  •  Indonesia – Artri Sulistyowati
  •  Israel – Mor Donay
  •  Italy – Bernadette Mazzù
  •  Japan – Ryoko Tominaga
  •  Kazakhstan – Zhazira Nurkhodjaeva
  •  Kenya – Volen Auma Owenga
  •  Korea – Yoo Ji-eun
  •  Latvia – Ilze Jankovska
  •  Lebanon – Amale Al-Khoder
  •  Liberia – Telena Cassell
  •  Lithuania – Monika Baliunaite
  •  Macau – Zhang Xiao-Yu
  •  Malaysia – Dorkas Cheok
  •  MartiniqueÉlodie Delor
  •  Mexico – María Fernanda Cánovas
  •    Nepal – Bandana Sharma
  •  Netherlands – Milou Verhoeks
  •  New ZealandClaire Kirby
  •  NicaraguaIva Grijalva Pashova
  •  Nigeria – Stacey Garvey
  •  Niue Island – Shevalyn Maika
  •  Northern Ireland – Aine Gormley
  •  Norway – Margaret Paulin Hauge
  •  Paraguay – Griselda Quevedo
  •  PeruOdilia Garcia
  •  PhilippinesJeanne Harn
  •  Poland – Barbara Tatara
  •  Romania – Alina Gheorge
  •  Saint Lucia – Oneka McKoy
  •  Singapore – Nicole Chen Lin
  •  Sierra Leone – Theresa Turay
  •  Slovakia – Barbora Palovičová
  •  Slovenia – Tanja Trobec
  •  South AfricaBokang Montjane
  •  SpainÁngela Gómez
  •  Suriname – Safyra Duurham
  •  SwedenIvana Gagula
  •   SwitzerlandStefanie Gossweiler
  •  Taiwan – Sonya Lee
  •  Tanzania – Angel Kileo
  •  Thailand – Jiraporn Sing-ieam
  •  Tibet – Tenzin Dolma
  •  Trinidad & Tobago – Carleen Ramlochansingh
  •  Turks & Caicos – Tameka Deveaux
  •  Uganda – Hellen Karungi
  •  UkraineGalyna Andreeva
  •  USALisa Forbes
  •  US Virgin Islands – Je T'aime Cerge
  •  VenezuelaSilvana Santaella
  •  VietnamTrương Tri Trúc Diễm
  •  Wales – Sarah Fleming
  •  Zambia – Sphiwe Benasho
  •  Zimbabwe – Nyome Omar

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  •  Belize
  •  Cuba
  •  Fiji
  •  Iceland
  •  Northern Ireland
  •  Congo
  •  Sierra Leone
  •  Suriname
  •  US Virgin Islands
  •  Zimbabwe

Returns[edit]

  • Last competed in 2001:
    •  Kazakhstan
  • Last competed in 2002:
    •  Uganda
  • Last competed in 2003:
    •  Slovenia
  • Last competed in 2004:
    •  Trinidad & Tobago
  • Last competed in 2005:
    •  Cameroon
    •  Colombia
    •  Hong Kong
    •  Israel
    •  Latvia
    •  Macau
    •  Niue Island
    •  Zambia

Withdrawals[edit]

  •  Cayman Islands
  •  Chile
  •  Curaçao
  •  Egypt
  •  Greece
  •  Haiti
  •  Ireland
  •  Macedonia
  •  Pakistan
  •  Panama
  •  Puerto Rico
  •  Russia
  •  Samoa
  •  Serbia & Montenegro
  •  Tahiti

Replacements[edit]

  •  Tanzania – Kelly Kampton is replaced by Angel Kileo.

Crossovers[edit]

Contestants who previously competed or will compete at other beauty pageants:

References[edit]

External links[edit]