Estamos activos en nuestras redes sociales, siguenos en Instagram y Twitter !Stay updated!
Regístrese ahora para acceder a todas nuestras funciones. Una vez registrado podrá contribuir a este sitio enviando su propio contenido o respondiendo a los contenidos existentes. Podrás personalizar tu perfil, recibir puntos de reputación como recompensa por enviar contenido, mientras también te comunicarás con otros miembros a través de tu propia bandeja de entrada privada, ¡y mucho más! Este mensaje se eliminará una vez que haya iniciado sesión.
MANILA -- The Philippines has been offered the hosting rights to the next edition of the Miss Universe pageant this November, Department of Tourism (DOT) chair Wanda Teo revealed.
"Pinagaaralan pa namin iyan pero that's true, they are asking us to host it again this year," Teo told ABS-CBN News' Mario Dumaual.
The DOT chief shared that members of Miss Universe Organization were pleased with the job they did, especially since the pageant in Manila, they claimed, overshadowed the pre-events of the recent Super Bowl -- one of the biggest sporting events in the US.
"Usually, number one iyan (Super Bowl) pero trending pa rin ang Miss Universe," she said, referring to the days after the pageant. "So they really want it badly here in the Philippines."
Should they accept, however, Teo said that her department will be pushing for more control over the event. "We want it na we would be the one controlling it," she said.
She also added that they, much like last time, will be looking for sponsors to shoulder the expenses.
The Philippines played host to the prestigious pageant last January. France's Iris Mittenaere won, succeeding Pia Wurtzbach.
Teo earlier described the country as the "runaway winner," saying the event gave the local tourism industry a major boost.
"Our islands, food, and the biggest smiles of our people are all over the news and social media these past few weeks," she said.
"The world now knows how beautiful our islands are, how delectable our cuisines are, and how friendly and warm Filipinos are -- just ask the Miss Universe candidates themselves."
The 2017 Miss Universe is scheduled for November. This year, the country will be fielding Filipino-British beauty queen Rachel Peters.
In a TV interview, Department of Tourism - Philippines Secretary WANDA TEO confirmed that the 66th Miss Universe hosting is being strongly offered to the Philippines again even before we finished hosting the 65th Miss Universe Pageant last January 2017.
The possibility of another Philippine hosting for the second straight year is strong. The MU organization was enthusiatic with the Filipino reception and the attention the contestants got in the recent hosting here.
Teo said that this time the Department of Tourism and the Miss Universe Organization (MUO) will be more hands on compared to the previous hosting which is driven mainly by the private sector.
Do you agree? 👇👇👇👇👇
Hola, buenas tardes chicos/as, pues como dice el título del thread y aunque suene a cliché, llevaba aproximadamente un par de años leyéndolos y unos meses registrado pero hasta ahora me he animado a participar; soy de México y espero estar aportando un poco y llevarme bien con la mayoría, saludos.
Todas saben quien fue la verdadera MU de aquel año
ELITE MODEL LOOK WINNER
BUENO YO YA SE LOS HABIA DICHO ANTES QUE NADIE
FOTO RECIENTE CON MI AMIX DELAVEGA (AMBAS ELITE MODEL LOOK MX WINNERS)
ELY ES INTIMISIMA DE CLAUDA LOZANO OTRA ELITE MODEL LOOK MX WINNER BLOQUEADA POR LUPE
PROXIMAMENTE ELIMINATORIA ESTATAL
MISS NUEVO LEON 2017