Monthly Archive: August, 2009


Congratulations to all my Russian friends – your lovely candidate Ekaterina Grushanina won the Ms Tourism Queen International 2009 title on Friday night, August 28, 2009 in Zhangzhou, China!!!  Although she was not… Continue reading

Farewell Edith Rabat, Ms Philippines 1956

Woke up to some very sad news today. Merced Edith Nakpil Rabat had passed on last Wednesday after a loooong battle with cancer. According to the Sun Star Davao, Edith was 74. She… Continue reading

Ms Philippines Earth Air Razel Eguia Shines in Evening Gown Competition!

NOTE: MISS RUSSIA WINS THE MISS TOURISM QUEEN 2009 BEAUTY PAGEANT. CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF WINNERS… Now that the Ms Universe 2009 is over and the post-pageant noise is beginning to die… Continue reading

Pamela Bianca Manalo Delays Trip Home to Sept 5

According to the Bb. Pilipinas Charities office, Pamela Bianca Manalo, the Philippines’ representative in the recently concluded Ms Universe 2009 pageant has delayed her return home to the Philippines. Her new arrival schedule… Continue reading

The Exclusion of Asians in Ms Universe 2009 Top 15: Not a Surprise!

Adventures of a Beauty Queen received a comment in reaction to the previous article “Why was Ms Philippines Bianca Manalo NOT in the Top 15?” and it’s been one of the best comments… Continue reading

“Why was MS PHILIPPINES Bianca Manalo NOT in the TOP 15?”

Anna Lorraine Kier, Bb. Pilipinas Universe 1977 asked me this question on my Facebook during my “coverage” of the Ms Universe 2009 pageant (thanks to Kat Kattera – I was just echoing his… Continue reading

NO ASIANS in the TOP 15 of MS UNIVERSE 2009!!!

(Scroll down to the bottom for the list of the TOP 5 WINNERS in Miss Universe 2009) So very disappointing – no Asians made it to the Top 15 of Ms Universe 2009.… Continue reading

10 Reasons Why Pamela Bianca Manalo Will Win Ms Universe!

NOTE: VENEZUELA WINS MISS UNIVERSE 2009! CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS. As I count down the hours and minutes to ABS-CBN’s live broadcast of the Ms Universe 2009 pageant, I… Continue reading

Beauty Queen’s TOP 21 CHOICES in the MS UNIVERSE 2009!

NOTE: VENEZUELA WINS MISS UNIVERSE 2009. CLICK HERE FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS… Miss Universe 2009, the 58th Ms Universe Pageant will be held at the Atlantis Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas… Continue reading

84 Things YOU DIDN’T KNOW about the 84 Ms Universe Contestants!!! PART 3

(Scroll down to read about MS NIGERIA to MS ZAMBIA – Candidates are alphabetically arranged by country) NOTE: VENEZUELA WINS MS UNIVERSE 2009! CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF WINNERS… Wow, I’m on my… Continue reading