The event also highlighted a special auction, which presented the gifts brought by the ladies. Proceeds will be donated to Miss Earth's various projects.
Unlike in previous pageants, this year's National Costume has been divided by continent. The special awards such as the Miss Photogenic and Miss Friendship categories were also awarded during the event, among other special awards.
The event also celebrated 10 years of the Miss Earth Foundation.
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All photos by Mark Cristino/Rappler
Here is the list of the winners for the categories.
Best in National Costume
Asia and Oceania
Miss Ever Bilena – Puerto Rico
Miss Versailles – Slovak Republic
Miss Sun Cellular - Philippines
Ms. My Phone – Philippines
Ms. Cream Silk – Philippines
Top 10 Best Eco videos
The Miss Earth coronation night will be held at the UP Theater on Saturday, November 29 and wil be hosted by Joey Mead King and Justin Bratton. Bookmark this page to watch the live stream. –Rappler.com