Miss Earth 2019 contestants holding placards with environmental slogans pose for photos during their press presentation at the Diamond Hotel in Manila, the Philippines on Wednesday, October 2.
Around 85 beauties from around the world will vie for the coveted title of Miss Earth 2019 on October 26 at the Cove Manila in the Philippines.
This year, as the pageant celebrates its 19th edition, the contestants will showcase their national flowers while they compete on beauty and knowledge of social and environmental issues.
The reigning Miss Earth Nguyen Phuong Khanh from Vietnam will crown her successor at the end of the competition.
Early favorites are Spain, Puerto Rico, Guam, USA, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Russia, Venezuela, Belarus, Colombia, Argentina, India, Netherlands, Portugal, Brazil, Nepal, Belgium, South Africa, Guyana and England.
Photos: AFP, AP