Miss Universe 2021 Beatrice Gomez

INFOGRAPHIC: The Philippines in Miss Universe, by the Numbers

The Philippines inherited the practice and promotion of beauty pageants from the Kingdom of Spain and United States which colonized the country and reflected their keen interest in pageantry through the Santero culture. The first officially recorded beauty pageant in the Philippines was held in 1908 during the Manila Carnival, which organized both American and Philippine diplomatic relations,with the aim to exhibit achievements…

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