READ: Kylie Verzosa's winning Miss International speech
MANILA, Philippines – Fans celebrated as the Philippines' bet Kylie Verzosa won Miss International 2016 in Tokyo on Thursday, October 27. (IN PHOTOS: The moment PH bet Kylie Verzosa won Miss International 2016)
As the winner, Kylie was among the 15 finalists who gave a speech, explaining why she should be Miss International.
Here's why Kylie's full speech explaining why she should be Miss International 2016:
"Three things come to mind when I think of Miss International: culture, education, and international understanding. These 3 work together to make the brand of the Miss International beauty pageant relevant to the global community and to our time.
"If I become Miss International 2016, I will devote myself to cultural understanding and international understanding because I believe that it is by developing in each of us sensitivity to other cultures that we expand our horizons, tolerate difference, and appreciate diversity. All this enables us to achieve international understanding. And I believe that I am prepared to take on this responsibility."
Kylie is the 6th Filipino to win the Miss International title. The last winner from the Philippines was Bea Santiago in 2013.
This year, Kylie crowned by Miss International 2015 Edymar Martinez of Venezuela. – Rappler.com