Miss Earth 2010
|Miss Earth 2010|
Vinpearl, Nha Trang – The host of Miss Earth 2010
|Date||4 December 2010|
|Presenters||Marie Digby, Oli Pettigrew, Jennifer Pham|
|Entertainment||Ronan Keating, Mỹ Linh|
|Venue||Vinpearl Land Amphitheater, Nha Trang, Vietnam|
|Broadcaster||VTV, ABS-CBN, Studio 23, The Filipino Channel, STAR World|
|Debuts||Crimea, Guyana, Madagascar|
|Withdraws||Albania, Argentina, Cuba, El Salvador, Gabon, Georgia, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Pakistan, Paraguay, Spain, Sweden, Turks & Caicos|
|Returns||Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Chile, Curaçao, Egypt, Germany, Ireland, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Norway, Romania, Vietnam|
|Congeniality||Sue Ellen Castañeda
|Best National Costume||Marina Kishira
Eighty-four contestants from various countries and territories competed for the Miss Earth 2010 title. At the conclusion of the competition, outgoing titleholder Miss Earth 2009, Larissa Ramos of Brazil crowned her successor Nicole Faria of India. The event was broadcast live by STAR World, VTV, ABS CBN, Studio 23, The Filipino Channel, and other partner networks.
The event was hosted by Oli Pettigrew, host of AXN's Sony Style program, along with Marie Digby and Jennifer Pham with Boyzone lead singer Ronan Keating as the guest performer. Vietnamese diva Mỹ Linh performed her latest English single during the show.
- 1 Results
- 2 Winning answer
- 3 Judges
- 4 Background music
- 5 Schedules
- 6 Contestants
- 7 Notes
- 8 References
- 9 External links
|Miss Earth 2010||
|Miss Earth – Air 2010||
|Miss Earth – Water 2010||
|Miss Earth – Fire 2010||
Note: Unlike other pageants, there was no "runner-up" in Miss Earth 2010. Instead the titles of Miss Air, Miss Water, and Miss Fire are bestowed on the next three contestants with highest scores after the Miss Earth winner. In this case, the titles went to Miss Ecuador, Jennifer Pazmiño, Miss Thailand, Watsaporn Wattanakoon and Miss Puerto Rico, Yeidy Bosques, respectively.
Note: The Carousel Productions has confirmed that Victoria Schukina is the new Miss Earth Air 2010 after Jennifer Pazmino (The original Miss Earth Air 2010 of Ecuador) has relinquished her crown due to marriage to her fiancee in February.
|Best in Swimsuit||Vietnam – Lưu Thị Diễm Hương|
|Best in Long Gown||Ecuador – Jennifer Pazmiño|
|Best in National Costume||Japan – Marina Kishira|
|Miss Talent||India – Nicole Faria|
|Miss Photogenic||Thailand – Watsaporn Wattanakoon|
|Miss Friendship||Guatemala – Sue Ellen Castañeda|
|Miss Aodai||Serbia – Tijana Rakic|
|Miss Vietnam Airlines||Vietnam – Lưu Thị Diễm Hương|
|Miss Diamond Place||India – Nicole Faria|
|Miss Earth Sea-Links City Resort||Japan – Marina Kishira|
|Miss Saigon Elegance||Serbia – Tijana Rakic|
|Miss PNJ||Ecuador – Jennifer Pazmiño|
|Miss CanDeluxe||Vietnam – Lưu Thị Diễm Hương|
The talent competition took place in Ho Chi Minh City on 9 November 2010. Nicole Faria from India won the Miss Earth Talent 2010 after beating 17 other finalists. Miss India performed a graceful belly dance that combined Oriental and Middle Eastern style. The event raised VND100 million, which was donated to the HCM City Red Cross, to support flood victims in the central region.
Note: At that night, Miss Vietnam won a sponsor award which is Miss Vietnam Airlines while Miss India won Miss Diamond Place.
Best in National Costume
The National Costume competition took place at the Sea-Links Resort in Phan Thiết on 13 November 2010. Marina Kishira, from Japan, won the Best in National Costume at Miss Earth 2010 after beating other contestants.
Note: At that night, Miss Japan also won a sponsor award which is Miss Earth Sea-Links City Resort.
Note: At that night, Miss Serbia also won a sponsor award which is Miss Saigon Elegance.
Best in Long Gown
Note: At that night, Miss Ecuador also won a sponsor award which is Miss PNJ.
Best in Swimsuit
The Best in Swimsuit was held on 20 November 2010 in Phu Yen. At the show, Miss Earth's organizing board offered Phu Yen Province People's Committee VND500 million (US$25,000) to support flood victims. Miss Vietnam Lưu Thị Diễm Hương won the Best in Swimsuit.
Note: At that night, Miss Vietnam won a sponsor award which is Miss CanDeluxe.
Final Question in Miss Earth 2010: "For you, what is more important: sunrise or sunset?"
Answer of Miss Earth 2010: "I will obviously choose sunrise because whenever we see the sunrise, people will think about a new day filled with energy. A new day offers 24 valuable hours to do good things for ourselves and other people." – Nicole Faria, represented India.
- Ella Bella – Founder of Generation Earth
- Nenad Bratic – Architecture
- Marie J.Y.E. Collart – Hollywood Actress
- Rachel Grant – Hollywood Actress
- Karla Henry – Miss Earth 2008 from Philippines
- Michael Jeffrey Rosenthal – Fashion Photographer
- Eddy Tan – President of STAR World
- Phạm Châu Sanh – Head of the Culture, External Relations and UNESCO under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam
- Hoàng Đại Thanh – Editor-in-chief of Thời Trang Trẻ Magazine
- Nguyễn Quỳnh Như – Fashion Designer
- Opening: Mash-up of "Only Girl (In the World)" by Rihanna, and "Some Chords" by Deadmau5
- "Trống cơm" by Mặt trời mới (Live performance)
- "Lời mẹ hát" (English version) by Mỹ Linh (Live performance)
- "The Way You Make Me Feel" by Ronan Keating (Live performance)
- "When You Say Nothing at All" by Ronan Keating (Live performance)
The delegates from various countries arrived in Vietnam on 4 November 2010 and participated in a range of activities covering HCM City, Phan Thiet, Hoi An, and Nha Trang. The delegates attended a press conference and various environmental activities in HCM City from 4–13 November. The delegates travelled to Phan Thiet and joined environmental activities and a festival to advertise Vietnam's sports from 15–17 November. In the ancient town of Hoi An, they competed in Miss Ao Dai, attended the Earth Hour and the Lantern Festival, to call for fuel saving and natural resource protection from 17–19 November. The delegates went back to Nha Trang for charity works, cycling, street cleaning, and met with the local residents to talk about environmental protection and participated in various environmental activities, and in preparation for the finale night.
- In Ho Chi Minh City: ( 7–11 November)
- 7 Nov.: 28 The delegates officially started the activities in Vietnam as the first medication dispensing charity, and also visited Saigon river, and then the Aodai fashion fitting.
- 8 Nov.: Meet and Greet with the organizers, the delegates also visited the Da Phuoc Waste treatment – Binh Chanh and Trung Nguyen coffee.
- 9 Nov.: Miss Talent Competition
- 10 Nov.: Press Presentation – the delegates attended the first official press conference at the White Palace (City) and participated in charity, gifts auction to raise funds for charity.
- 11 Nov.: At 6 pm, Gala Dinner which was broadcast live on VTV3 and HTV7 (Ho Chi Minh City Television).
- In Central Vietnam: (12 November – 4 December)
- 12 Nov.: Provincial tour at Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan) The delegates engaged in environmental protection; attended the Golf Business Review; evening welcome party for the candidates.
- 13 Nov.: National Costume Competition – At 9 am, 84 contestants rehearsed for the national costumes competition and competed on the same day at 6.30 pm, and then the delegates listened to the public address through the Image Beauty, Beauty and auction Friendly items.
- 17 Nov.: Miss Aodai and Best in Evening Gown were held in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa.
- 20 Nov.: Best in Swimsuit was held in Phu Yen.
- 4 Dec.: Final night – At 8pm (GMT +7), Miss Earth 2010 final night was held in Vinpearl, Nha Trang. Broadcast live on VTV1 and VTV4, ABS-CBN, The Filipino Channel (Philippines), STAR World.
|Australia||Kelly Louise Maguire||24||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Sydney|
|Bahamas||Aquelle Plakaris||24||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Nassau|
|Belgium||Melissa Vingerhoed||18||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Etterbeek|
|Bolivia||Yovana O'Brien||19||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Santa Cruz|
|Bosnia & Herzegovina||Ema Golijanin||18||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Sarajevo|
|Botswana||Onalenna Gaopalelwe||20||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Serowe|
|Brazil||Luisa de Almeida Lopes||20||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Porto de Galinhas|
|Cameroon||Estelle Essame||26||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Yaoundé|
|Canada||Summer Anne Ross||26||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Ontario|
|Cayman Islands||Samantha Widmer||19||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||George Town|
|Chile||Pamela Soprani||23||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Santiago|
|China||Zhao Shenqianhui||19||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Beijing|
|Chinese Taipei||Liu Hsing-Jung||25||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Taipei|
|Colombia||Diana Marin||22||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Cali|
|Costa Rica||Allyson Alfaro||20||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||San José|
|Crimea||Anastasiya Sienina||19||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)||Simferopol|
|Curaçao||Norayla Francisco||25||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)||Willemstad|
|Czech Republic||Carmen Justová||19||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Sokolov|
|Denmark||Sandra Vester||25||1.66 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)||Copenhagen|
|Dominican Republic||Wisleidy Osorio||21||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Samana|
|Ecuador||Jennifer Pazmiño||22||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Guayaquil|
|Egypt||Doaa Hakam||22||1.69 m (5 ft 6 1⁄2 in)||Cairo|
|England||Sandra Marie Lees||25||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Birmingham|
|France||Fanny Vauzanges||25||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||Paris|
|French Polynesia||Mihiatea Ruta||24||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Papeete|
|Germany||Reingard Hageman||25||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Schwerin|
|Ghana||Golda Dayi||18||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)||Accra|
|Guadeloupe||Maïté Elso||23||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Les Abymes|
|Guam||Naiomie Jean Santos||18||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Maina|
|Guatemala||Sue Ellen Castañeda||24||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Guatemala City|
|Guyana||Soyini Fraser||20||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Georgetown|
|Hong Kong||Zheng Xiaoyue||19||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Hong Kong|
|India||Nicole Faria||20||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Bangalore|
|Indonesia||Jessica Aurelia Tji||24||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Jakarta|
|Ireland||Alesha Gallen||24||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Donegal|
|Italy||Ilenia Arnolfo||26||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)||Cuneo|
|Jamaica||Kai Ayanna McDonald||24||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Kingston|
|Japan||Marina Kishira||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Chiba|
|Kenya||Miano Isabell Wangui||22||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||Njoro|
|Korea||Lee Gui-joo||20||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||Jeollabuk-do|
|Kosovo||Morena Taraku||18||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||Peje|
|Latvia||Eva Caune||22||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||Riga|
|Lebanon||Jihane Nehme||26||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||Beirut|
|Luxembourg||Laureta Bardoniqi||18||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||Bettembourg|
|Macau||Yi Tong Sun||23||1.66 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)||Macau|
|Madagascar||Alexandra Randrianarivel||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Antananarivo|
|Malaysia||Appey Rowena||18||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Kota Kinabalu|
|Malta||Christine Mifsud||19||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Valletta|
|Martinique||Christine Garçon||22||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Le Vauclin|
|Mauritius||Anne-Lise Ramooloo||21||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||Port Louis|
|Mexico||Claudia Lopez Mollinedo||18||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Teapa|
|Mongolia||Bayaarkhuu Gantogoo||24||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Ömnögovi|
|Nepal||Sahana Bajracharya||21||1.67 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)||Kathmandu|
|Netherlands||Desirée van den Berg||23||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Santpoort|
|New Zealand||Lisa Davids||20||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)||North Shore|
|Nicaragua||Junieth Raquel Rosales||21||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Managua|
|Nigeria||Inara Isaiah||18||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)||Bayelsa|
|Northern Ireland||Judith Keys||18||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||Belfast|
|Norway||Iman Kerigo||18||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||Kløfta|
|Panama||Nicole Morrell||20||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Panama City|
|Peru||Silvana Vásquez||22||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||Lima|
|Philippines||Psyche Resus||22||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||Infanta|
|Poland||Beata Polakowska||24||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Ostrów Mazowiecka|
|Puerto Rico||Yeidy Bosques||22||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Mayagüez|
|Romania||Andreea Capsuc||19||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Bucharest|
|Russia||Viktoria Shchukina||22||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Moscow|
|Samoa||Faaselega Oloapu||25||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Apia|
|Scotland||Cora Buchanan||24||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Edinburgh|
|Serbia||Tijana Rakic||23||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Krusevac|
|Singapore||Maricelle Rani Wong||20||1.66 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)||Singapore|
|Slovak Republic||Tímea Szaboová||20||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)||Bratislava|
|Slovenia||Ines Draganovič||19||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)||Ljubljana|
|South Africa||Nondyebo Dzingwa||24||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Roodepoort|
|South Sudan||Atong Demach||22||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Juba|
|Switzerland||Liza Andrea Küster||24||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||Bern|
|Tanzania||Rose Shayo||21||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)||Dodoma|
|Thailand||Watsaporn Wattanakoon||23||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Chiang Rai|
|Tonga||Glena Lavemai||19||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)||Nukualofa|
|Turkey||Döndü Şahin||24||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)||Nuremberg|
|Ukraine||Valentina Zhytnyk||18||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)||Kharkiv|
|USA||Danielle Bounds||25||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)||Kansas City|
|Venezuela||Mariángela Bonanni||22||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||San Cristóbal|
|Vietnam||Lưu Thị Diễm Hương||20||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Wales||Louise Hinder||19||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)||Swansea|
Last competed in 2005:
Last competed in 2006:
Last competed in 2007:
Last competed in 2008:
- Belgium – Jessica Van Moorleghem was replaced by Melissa Vingerhoed due to personal reasons.
- Brazil – Aline Bruch was replaced by Luisa de Almeida Lopes.
- China – Ding Wenyuan was replaced by Zhao Shenqianhui.
- Costa Rica – Alejandra Alvarez was replaced by Allyson Alfaro.
- France – Christelle Demaison was replaced by Fanny Vauzanges due to family emergency.
- Germany – Anna Julia Hagen was replaced by Reingard Hagemann because of her studies.
- Indonesia – Liza Elly Purnamasari was replaced by Jessica Aurelia Tji.
- Romania – Andreea Dorobantiu was replaced by Andreea Capsuc.
- Ukraine – Okelsandra Nikitina was replaced by Valentina Zhytnyk.
Did not compete
- Gabon – No national pageant held
- Hungary – Original contestant Jennifer Kalo ended up competing at Miss World 2010 due to Agnes Dobo injury.
- Sweden – Lack of funding and sponsorship
- Turks & Caicos – No national pageant held; lack of funding and sponsorship
Contestants who previously competed at other international beauty pageants or are expected to:
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- es:Yovana O'Brien
- Miss Earth 2010 official website
- Miss Earth official website
- Miss Earth Foundation website
- Special page for Miss Earth 2010 on VnExpress