Miss Philippines, Nicole Schmitz, is among the Top 15 finalists in the ongoing Miss International beauty pageant in Okinawa, Japan.
Miss Philippines, Miss Japan, Miss Dominican Republic and Miss USAare the crowd’s favorites.
The previous tally, before the Grand Coronation Night, yielded Colombia, Poland, Thailand India, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, and the Philippines, as among the Top 7.
In the Grand Coronation Night, Miss Myanmar was awarded Miss Internet, for winning online votes.
The final Top 15 Miss International 2012 finalists are:
- Dominican Republic
- Sri Lanka
- United Kingdom
The Top 15 Miss International 2012 finalists gave their speeches. Here’s an excerpt of what Miss Philippines, Nicole Schmitz, said:
“…I am standing here in front of you open to offer my heritage and myself, as a strong compassionate responsible and independent woman in this quest for global harmony. And I can stand here proudly and consider myself and international citizen…”
Miss Japan won the Miss International 2012 Beauty Pageant.