Philippines dominating pageants in 2021

06 Nov 2021 | Camilla Suarez

Philippines is undisputedly a queen in the pageant world, having won all major four titles, i.e., Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International and Miss Earth. Following the footsteps of and coming second only to Venezuela which also has a rich cultural history in the world of pageantry.

This year, Philippines has been nothing short of a ball of fire in the international arena, performing a winning streak like never seen before. First, Alexandra Faith Garcia won the prestigious Miss Aura International 2021 title in early October. Following suit was Miss Intercontinental 2021 Cinderella Faye Obeñita who charmed the world with her elegance and claimed one of the most coveted titles in the world. Scoring a win after win, Philippines is now the official titleholder of Miss Globe 2021 as well, as Maureen Montagne beautifully won the crown last night, i.e., 5th November, 2021.


Philippines dominating pageants in 2021


If these wins don’t speak enough for themselves, let’s take a look at the placement history of Philippines this and the past year to get a more thorough and comprehensive idea of the stature it holds in the world of pageantry.

A brief history of Philippines’s placement at pageants in 2020 and 2021 –

Samantha Bernardo – First runner-up in Miss Grand International 2020

Kelley Day – First runner-up in Miss Eco International 2021

Emmanuelle Vera – Third runner-up in Reina Hispanoamericana 2021

Dindi Pajares – Top 12 in Miss Supranational 2021


Cinderella Faye Obeñita


Philippines has won the Miss Universe crown a total of four times in 1969, 1973, 2015 and 2018. The crown of Miss Earth four times as well in 2008, 2014, 2015 and 2017. The country won the Miss International title a whopping six times in 1964, 1970, 1979, 2005, 2013 and 2016. After Megan Young became Miss World in year 2013, Philippines achieved the massive feat of winning all big four pageants of the world.

The world needs to watch out for Tracy Maureen Perez who will be representing the Filipino blood at the Miss World 2021 in December this year and Beatrice Luigi Gomez who will herald the Philippine’s flag at the 70th edition of Miss Universe. Will these queens create history by doing a clean sweep of the titles this year?