Guyana has done it once again, breaking yet another pageant drought and showing that there is progress for the industry after Faydeha King make history by being the first delegate from Guyana to ever place among the top 20 at the Miss Earth Beauty Pageant.
Miss Earth 2019 was the 19th edition of the Miss Earth pageant, the World’s Largest Environmental Event. It was held on October 26, 2019 at Cove Manila at Okada Manila, Parañaque City, Philippines. Nguyễn Phương Khánh of Vietnam crowned Nellys Pimentel of Puerto Rico as her successor at the end of the event.
The culmination of almost a month of activities surrounding earth activities saw 85 delegates from all across the world, including Guyana, compete for the coveted title of Miss Earth 2019, a representation of their advocacy for the protection and preservation of our planet. The competition was prejudged on the criteria of Figure and Form, Beauty of Face and Form (No Make Up Challenge) and Intelligence from which the top 20 delegates would be selected.
The coronation event began with the introduction of the delegates in their radiant floral outfits and after the introduction of the judges the delegates came out once more in their swimwear. Among this line up was the would be Top 20 which the host announced would be judged for the Beauty of Face and Form for the afternoon’s competition.
With nerve wrecking tension, the names of the top 20 delegates were called in random order beginning with Russia. In a matter of a few more countries, our very own, Faydeha King, Miss Earth Guyana 2019 was called. Her expression said it all as her excitement and surprise was evident. Nevertheless, King took to showing why she was representing Guyana and captured the audience’s attention by vibrantly rocking her swimwear. This marks the first time ever that Guyana has placed in a semi-finalist position at the Miss Earth competition since its start 19 years ago and just two years after being under the directorship of local brand, Guyana Premier
Miss Earth Guyana 2019 is powered by Guyana Premier, DemBake, Nand Persaud Group (Guyana), The Government of Guyana, Massy Stores Guyana and Precise Printing & Stationery Supplies. The search for Miss Earth Guyana 2020 has begun. Persons interested in applying can do so via https://www.cognitoforms.com/MissEarthG…/MissEarthGuyana2020.