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Miss Earth 2010
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Nicole Faria, Miss Earth 2010 from India
Date 4 December 2010
Presenters Marie Digby, Oli Pettigrew, Jennifer Pham
Entertainment Ronan Keating, Mỹ Linh
Venue Vietnam Vinpearl Land Amphitheater, Nha Trang, Vietnam
Broadcaster VTV, ABS-CBN, Studio 23, The Filipino Channel, STAR World
Entrants 84
Placements 14
Debuts Crimea, Guyana, Madagascar
Withdrawals 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
Winner Nicole Faria
 India
Congeniality Sue Ellen Castañeda
 Guatemala
Best National Costume Marina Kishira
 Japan
Photogenic Watsaporn Wattanakoon
 Thailand

Miss Earth 2010, the tenth edition of Miss Earth pageant, was held on 4 December 2010 at the Vinpearl Land in Nha Trang, Vietnam.[1]

Eighty-four contestants from various countries and territories competed for the Miss Earth 2010 title.[2] At the conclusion of the competition, outgoing titleholder Miss Earth 2009, Larissa Ramos of Brazil crowned her successor Nicole Faria of India.[3][4] The event was broadcast live by STAR World, VTV, ABS CBN, Studio 23, The Filipino Channel, and other partner networks.[5]

The Miss Earth winner serves as the spokesperson for the Miss Earth Foundation, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other environmental organizations.[6][7]

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.[8][9] Vietnamese diva Mỹ Linh performed her latest English single during the show.

Results[edit]

Miss Earth 2010 participating countries and territories and results

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss Earth 2010
Miss Earth – Air 2010
Miss Earth – Water 2010
Miss Earth – Fire 2010
Finalists
Semi-finalists

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.[2]

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.[10]

Special awards[edit]

Major awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
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

Minor/Sponsor awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
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

Talent competition[edit]

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.[11][12]

Result Contestant
Winner
Top 5
Top 18
  •  Bosnia & Herzegovina – Ema Golijanin
  •  Botswana – Onalenna Gaopalelwe
  •  Brazil – Luisa de Almeida Lopes
  •  EnglandSandra Marie Lees
  •  Guam – Naiomie Jean Santos
  •  Guatemala – Sue Ellen Castañeda
  •  Guyana – Soyini Fraser
  •  Ireland – Alesha Gallen
  •  Italy – Ilenia Arnolfo
  •  Jamaica – Kai Ayanna McDonald
  •  South Africa – Nondyebo Dzingwa
  •  ThailandWatsaporn Wattanakoon
  •  Tonga – Glena Lavemai

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[edit]

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.[13][14]

Result Contestant
Winner
  •  Japan – Marina Kishira
Top 5
  •  Brazil – Luisa de Almeida Lopes
  •  EcuadorJennifer Pazmiño
  •  Mexico – Claudia Lopez Mollinedo
  •  South Africa – Nondyebo Dzingwa

Note: At that night, Miss Japan also won a sponsor award which is Miss Earth Sea-Links City Resort.

Miss Aodai[edit]

The Miss Aodai was held on 17 November 2010 in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa.[15][16]

Result Contestant
Winner
Top 5
  •  Chinese Taipei – Liu Hsing-Jung
  •  Korea – Lee Gui-joo
  •  Nicaragua – Junieth Rosales
  •  PhilippinesPsyche Resus

Note: At that night, Miss Serbia also won a sponsor award which is Miss Saigon Elegance.

Best in Long Gown[edit]

The Best in Long Gown was held on 17 November 2010 in Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa.[17]

Result Contestant
Winner
Top 5

Note: At that night, Miss Ecuador also won a sponsor award which is Miss PNJ.

Best in Swimsuit[edit]

The Best in Swimsuit was held on 20 November 2010 in Phu Yen.[18][19] 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.[20][21]

Result Contestant
Winner
Top 5

Note: At that night, Miss Vietnam won a sponsor award which is Miss CanDeluxe.

Winning answer[edit]

Final Question in Miss Earth 2010: "For you, what is more important: sunrise or sunset?"[22]

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.[22]

Contestants[edit]

Country Contestant Age Height Hometown
 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 12 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 12 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 12 in) Santiago
 China Zhao Shenqianhui 19 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 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 12 in) San José
 Crimea Anastasiya Sienina 19 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in) Simferopol
 Curaçao Norayla Francisco 25 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in) Willemstad
 Czech Republic Carmen Justová 19 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Sokolov
 Denmark Sandra Vester 25 1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 in) Schwerin
 Ghana Golda Dayi 18 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Accra
 Guadeloupe Maïté Elso[23] 23 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 in) Cuneo
 Jamaica Kai Ayanna McDonald 24 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 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 12 in) Njoro
 Korea Lee Gui-joo 20 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) Jeollabuk-do
 Kosovo Morena Taraku 18 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) Peje
 Latvia Eva Caune 22 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Riga
 Lebanon Jihane Nehme 26 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 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 12 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 12 in) Valletta
 Martinique Christine Garçon[24][25][26] 22 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Le Vauclin
 Mauritius Anne-Lise Ramooloo 21 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) Port Louis
 Mexico Claudia Lopez Mollinedo 18 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in) Teapa
 Mongolia Bayaarkhuu Gantogoo 24 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Ömnögovi
   Nepal Sahana Bajracharya 21 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in) Kathmandu
 Netherlands Desirée van den Berg 23 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 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 12 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 12 in) Panama City
 Peru Silvana Vásquez 22 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) Lima
 Philippines Psyche Resus[27][28][29] 22 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Infanta
 Poland Beata Polakowska 24 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 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 12 in) Bucharest
 Russia Viktoria Shchukina 22 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Moscow
 Samoa Faaselega Oloapu 25 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Apia
 Scotland Cora Buchanan 24 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 in) Nukualofa
 Turkey Döndü Şahin 24 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Nuremberg
 Ukraine Valentina Zhytnyk 18 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 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 12 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 12 in) Swansea

Judges[edit]

  • Ella Bella – Founder of Generation Earth[30]
  • Nenad Bratic – Architecture
  • Marie J.Y.E. Collart – Hollywood Actress
  • Rachel Grant – Hollywood Actress
  • Karla HenryMiss 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

Background music[edit]

Schedules[edit]

Miss Earth 2010 was held in Vietnam. The announcement was made in a ceremony at the Legend Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 28 January 2010.[5]

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.[32][33]

  • 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.[34]
    • 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.[35]

Notes[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Returns[edit]

Replacements[edit]

  •  BelgiumJessica Van Moorleghem was replaced by Melissa Vingerhoed due to personal reasons.
  •  BrazilAline Bruch was replaced by Luisa de Almeida Lopes.
  •  ChinaDing Wenyuan was replaced by Zhao Shenqianhui.
  • Template:FlagulAlejandra Alvarez was replaced by Allyson Alfaro.
  •  FranceChristelle Demaison was replaced by Fanny Vauzanges due to family emergency.
  •  GermanyAnna Julia Hagen was replaced by Reingard Hagemann because of her studies.
  •  IndonesiaLiza Elly Purnamasari was replaced by Jessica Aurelia Tji.
  •  RomaniaAndreea Dorobantiu was replaced by Andreea Capsuc.
  •  UkraineOkelsandra Nikitina was replaced by Valentina Zhytnyk.

Did not compete[edit]

Withdrawals[edit]

Crossovers[edit]

Contestants who previously competed at other international beauty pageants or are expected to:

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