Miss Earth 2009 Results: Larissa Ramos of Brazil Wins

The 9th edition of Miss Earth beauty pageant was concluded last night of November 22nd at the Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center, Aklan, Philippines with Larissa Ramos of Brazil taking the title of Miss Earth 2009.

Out of the 80 delegates from various countries and territories, Larissa Ramos emerged to be the winner and succeeded the crown of Miss Earth 2008 Karla Henry of the Philippines. Sandra Seifert of the Philippines manage to take away the 1st Runner-up title Miss Air 2009, while Jessica Barboza of Venezuela and Alejandra Echevarria of Spain won Miss Water and Miss Fire, respectively.

Here’s the official list of final results of Miss Earth 2009:

MISS EARTH 2009:
Brazil – Larissa Ramos

MISS AIR 2009:
Philippines – Sandra Inez Seifert

MISS WATER 2009:
Venezuela – Jessica Barboza

MISS FIRE 2009:
Spain – Alejandra Echevarria

FINALISTS:

Colombia – Alejandra Castillo Múnera
Martinique – Pascale Nelide
Poland – Izabela Wilczek
Thailand – Rujinan Phanseethum

SEMI-FINALISTS:

France – Magalie Thierry
Georgia – Nona Diakonidze
India – Shriya Kishore
Korea – Park Ye-ju
Northern Ireland – Kayleigh O’Reilly
Paraguay – Gabriela Rejala
Singapore – Valerie Lim
South Africa – Chanel Grantham

SPECIAL AWARDS:

Best in Swimsuit:
Philippines – Sandra Seifert

Best in Long Gown:
Philippines – Sandra Seifert

Best in National Costume:
Tanzania – Evelyne Almasi

Miss Talent:
Tahiti – Niuriki Teremate

Miss Photogenic:
Czech Republic – Tereza Budková

Miss Friendship:
Switzerland – Graziella Rogers

SPONSOR AWARDS:

Best in Eco-Bag Design Wear:
Czech Republic – Tereza Budková

Best in Eco-Design Wear:
Jamaica – Jenaae Jackson

Best in Use of Indigenous Products Wear:
Albania – Suada Saliu

Miss Asei:
Korea – Park Ye-ju

Miss Perwoll:
Venezuela – Jessica Barboza

Miss AVSCOR:
Dominican Republic – Mariel Garcia

Miss Discovery Suites Award:
Spain – Alejandra Echevarria

Miss Eagle Express:
Korea – Park Ye-ju

Miss Fontana Resort:
China – Yan Xu

Miss Gandang Ricky Reyes Award:
Spain – Alejandra Echevarria

Miss Golden Sunset Resort & Spa:
Cuba – Jamillette Gaxiola

Miss HDR Management:
Poland – Izabela Wilczek

Miss Jubilee Presidents’ Foundation:
Philippines – Sandra Seifert

Pasigandahan Award:
Guam – Maria Luisa Santos

Placenta Award:
Puerto Rico – Dignelis Jiménez

ABS-CBN Dominates KBP’s 18th Golden Dove Awards

ABS-CBN showed its dominance in the 18th Golden Dove Awards by taking away 24 recognitions including two major awards — Best TV station for ABS-CBN and Best AM station for DZMM. Their primetime drama series “May Bukas Pa” starring child star Zaijian ‘Santino’ Jaranilla won Best Drama Program and their children’s show “Sineskwela” won Best Children’s Program.

ABS-CBN’s News and Current Affairs programs also had an award-winning streak with “TV Patrol World” winning Best Newscast, “Umagang Kay Ganda” for Best Public Affairs Program, “Matanglawin” for Best Science and Technology Program, “The Correspondents” for Best Documentary Program, and “Salamat Dok” for Best Public Service Program.

In the radio categories, DZMM’s ‘7AM Radyo Patrol Balita’ won Best Newscast, ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya sa DZMM’ for Best Drama Program, ‘Sa Kabukiran’ for Best Science and Technology Program, ‘Konsumer at Iba Pa’ for Best Public Service Program, ‘Tambalang Failon at Sanchez’ for Best Public Affairs Program, and DZMM’s One Hand campaign for Best Television Station Promotional Material.

Also recognized were DZMM anchors Ted Failon as Best Public Affairs Program Host, Winnie Cordero as Best Games/Variety Program Host, Carl Balita as Best Public Service Program Host, and Angelo Palmones as Best Science and Technology Journalist.

Last year, both ABS-CBN and DZMM bagged the Best TV and Best AM radio station. The Golden Dove Awards is annually organized by the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster sa Pilipinas or KBP.

Piolo Pascual’s 6th Album ‘Decades – Songs From The 50s 60s 70s’ Available for Downloads

Star Records’ making available Piolo Pascual’s soon-to-be-released 6th album “Decades – Songs From The 50s 60s 70s” in digital format for early downloads.

The installment on these highly-awaited, freshly recorded songs includes Babe, If I Fell, Terminal, Strangers In The Night and You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin.’ You can go to StarRecords.ph for quick mp3 downloads.

Piolo just finished their Star Magic World Concert Tour last night together with his fellow Star Magic celebrities at the Araneta Coliseum. On November 29, he’ll be hosting the 23rd PMPC Star Awards back-to-back with John Lloyd Cruz at the PAGCOR Grand Theater in Paranaque.

Piolo’s currently playing Carlo in ABS-CBN’s primetime slot ‘Lovers in Paris’ together with his real-life dream girl, KC Concepcion as Vivian. Rumors has it, he was supposed to make an original song for KC. However, his album’s gonna include revival songs that will naturally exclude his new composition.

Star Magic World Concert Tour Live at Araneta Coliseum on Nov. 13

Star Records together with Beginnings At 20 Plus and Blue Dream Entertainment is launching the biggest concert for a cause of Star Magic: The World Concert Tour live at the Araneta Coliseum on November 13 this Friday.

Seventy plus artists will surely rock the dome with explosive performances that you shouldn’t miss. The list starts with Piolo Pascual, John Lloyd Cruz, Bea Alonzo, Claudine Barretto, Diether Ocampo, Kristine Hermosa, Gabby Concepcion, Vina Morales, Angelica Panganiban, Sam Milby, Yeng Constantino, Bugoy Drilon, Jed Madela, Jake Cuenca, Kim Chiu, Gerald Anderson, Zanjoe Marudo, Roxanne Guinoo, Maja Salvador, Shaina Magdayao, Pokwang, Nikki Gil and many more big stars!

The Star Magic artists won’t just light up the place but also lighten up the load of those victims and survivors of recent calamities by pledging their talent fees. Also, producers have already signed to donate the portion of the concert’s proceeds to Sagip Kapamilya.

You can be part of this concert and it’s cause. Call Ticketnet 911-5555 for your tickets now.

VIP: P3696
PATRON: P2957
LOWER BOX: P1901
UPPER BOX A: P1584
UPPER BOX B: P528
GENERAL ADMISSION: P317

David Archuleta’s ‘Christmas From the Heart’ Album Features A Duet With Charice Pempengco

Singer-songwriter David Archuleta is back on the music scene with his forthcoming second studio album, ‘Christmas from the Heart’ featuring Charice.

The American Idol runner up, who had his concert here in the Philippines together with Idol winner David Cook later this year featured our very own Charice Pempengco on his carrier single ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’. The said Christmas album contains 13 songs including Joy to the World, Angels We Have Heard on High, O Come All Ye Faithful and lot more.

The album is set to be released on October 13th on all major music outlets nationwide.