IN PHOTOS: The national costumes at Miss Earth 2017
MANILA, Philippines – Following their presentation to the media, the candidates of Miss Earth 2017 got the chance to show off the beautiful interpretations of their national costumes on Monday, October 30, at the Century Park Hotel.
Aside from showing their incredible ensembles, gift items from the contestants' countries were also auctioned off, with proceeds going to the projects the Miss Earth pageant is supporting.
The following candidates won for the Best in National Costume round:
Central Western Europe
- Bronze – Wales
- Silver – Italy
- Gold – Portugal
- Bronze – Slovenia
- Silver – Cyprus
- Gold – Russia
North and Central America
- Bronze – Dominican Republic
- Silver – Canada
- Gold – Guatemala
- Bronze – Paraguay
- Silver – Venezuela
- Gold – Bolivia
- Bronze – Japan
- Silver – Thailand
- Gold – Philippines
- Bronze – Cameroon
- Silver – Angola
- Gold – Ghana
Other awards presented include the Best Eco video, where Puerto Rico's Karla Aponte took the gold medal, and the Miss Photogenic award which was won by Vietnam's Le Thi Ha Thu.
The coronation night will be on November 4 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
North America, Central America, and the Caribbean
Asia and Oceania
Which of the national costumes were your favorites? Let us know in the comments below! – Rappler.com
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