Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere from France (Via The Philippine Star)

Amiciness Answers the 65th Miss Universe Q&A+

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere from France (Via The Philippine Star)

The 65th Miss Universe is already over but the Miss Universe fever in the Philippines has not subsided yet. It has been a tradition here at Amiciness to have a go at answering the Q&A questions of the major beauty pageants; may it be for Miss Earth, Miss World, Miss International, and of course, Miss Universe. You’ve already read what the candidates have to say and how they fared in the 65th Miss Universe Q&A. But now, let’s find out how Amiciness answers. Remember, this is all for fun (and for my own intellectual stimulation). Starting with the first question…

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Q: “What is the most significant change you’ve seen in the world in the last 10 years?”

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Miss Universe contestants visit Baguio in the Philippines (Via Miss Universe)

65th Miss Universe Coronation Night Live Blog+

Miss Universe contestants visit Baguio in the Philippines (Via Miss Universe)

Good morning Philippines and good evening New York! Amiciness went on a vacation leave today but not to travel. I skipped the office to live blog the 65th Miss Universe live from SM MOA Arena, Manila, Philippines (*channels inner Ariella Arida*). I spent the night watching Miss Universe specials of Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho to Gandang Pinay (hosted by Miriam Quiambao). HAHA! Needless to say, I’m all pumped up to know who will be the next Miss Universe. Good luck to all 86 beautiful ladies!

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65th Miss Universe candidates wearing the color of the year and Amiciness’ official color (Via Miss Universe)

Word has it that instead of 12 semi-finalists, 13 ladies will be chosen to move on to the next round. The 13th finalist would be candidate with the most number of Twitter and app votes, which totaled to 213 million votes world wide as of yesterday. I’m not an expert in pageants but here are my personal faves. *update* I just noticed that many of them are from asian countries. HAHA. Go Asia!

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The 65th Miss Universe preliminary competition judges, including past queens Dayanara Torres (1993) and Riyo Mori (2007) (via Instagram/cynthiabailey10)

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The 65th Miss Universe preliminary competition judges, including past queens Dayanara Torres (1993) and Riyo Mori (2007) (via Instagram/cynthiabailey10)

The 65th Miss Universe just keeps on surprising. Past Miss Universe queens will be gracing the most beautiful night in the universe. It’s like a homecoming of queens held in a country obsessed with beauty pageants, nonetheless. It’s like when Comic-Con announced that Hodor was coming to Manila. The excitement, the panic… everything is so surreal! I can’t wait for Mondaayyyyy!

*breathes* Okay. I’m OK now. These confidently beautiful pageant legends are the stars aligning in our country next week. Okay, enough “universe” references!

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Miss World 2016 Top 5 Q&A Round+

The finals night of Miss World 2016 just concluded a few hours ago, and it has been a somewhat shocking turn of events. It’s the first time in a long time that the contest was held in the United States. But of course, here at Amiciness, I’m going to focus on everyone’s favorite portion: the final Q&A. And this year’s Q&A includes a curious twist. Previous Miss World queens get to ask questions to the Top 5 vying for the title and crown of Miss World 2016. Interesting. Let’s see how the Top 5 answered:

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Miss International 2016 Q&A/Speech Round+

Miss International 2016 has been crowned and, after three short years, the Philippines has won the Miss International crown again. Kylie Verzosa seemed to have impressed the judges (and the Japanese public) not only with her beauty but also with her wit, which was in full display during her final speech. Let’s look at how the Top 5 girls fared, in the order that they gave their final speeches:

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Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa and her court

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