All about Miss Intercontinental 2021 Cinderella Faye Obeñita

03 Nov 2021 | Camilla Suarez

The Miss Intercontinental organization hosted the 49th edition of the international pageant on 29th October 2021 at Hotel  Sunrise Diamond Beach resort, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, where stunning delegates from all over the world to compete against each other for the coveted crown. At the end of the event, Philippines’ Cinderella Faye Obeñita was crowned as the new Miss Intercontinental 2021 as she succeeded Miss Intercontinental 2019 Fanni Miko of Hungary for the title.

Obeñita became the second Filipina to win the Miss Intercontinental crown. The 25 year-old Cinderella, also popularly known as, Cindy, graduated Magna cum Laude from the Liceo de Cagayan University with a degree in Mass Communication. She was a student-journalist for 10 years where she honed her writing skills in news, sports, technical and feature articles. She is currently working as head of planning and events division of the Misamis Oriental provincial tourism office.


All about Miss Intercontinental 2021 Cinderella Faye Obeñita


During the question and answer portion, Obeñita was asked if speaking English is important for Miss Intercontinental. She answered, “As an ambassador, I don't think that speaking a specific language is very important here in Miss Intercontinental or any pageant at all. As long as that woman is a woman of power and grace, commitment, and intelligence.” She further mentioned that a woman should possess the power of substance of a modern-day Miss Intercontinental to cope with the challenges in the world at present. She also added, “And as a Miss Intercontinental, I would like to be that source of hope, that source of inspiration on the true power of beauty and that is felt on the kindness of our hearts and definitely on the sincerity of our loving actions.”

Cindy donned a beautiful evening gown dubbed as Kislap, which was created by Filipino fashion designer and stylist Odelon Simpao. Her national costume called Diwata, which was also designed by Odelon, was inspired by the mythical goddesses of local folklore. She put on a Filipino superheroine comic-inspired costume, Darna, during the Miss Intercontinental Halloween Party.



Cindy was a wildcard finalist during the national beauty pageant, Binibining PIlipinas 2021. From being a wildcard to now the beauty queen, she impressed the whole world with her grace and charm throughout her pageant performances.

Our heartiest congratulations to the newly crowned queen!