After Thailand stepped back from hosting Miss Earth 2011 due to the country’s heavy flooding, the pageant returned to its birth place, the Philippines, and has kicked off this past weekend.
Candidates for the Miss Earth 2011 beauty contest pose by the poolside of a hotel resort at Mandaluyong city east of Manila, Philippines following their media presentation on November 22, 2011. At least 90 candidates from different countries are vying for the title of Miss Earth with this year’s competition focused on environmental protection and preservation.
Miss Malaysia Earth 2011 is represented by Miss Joyce Tay, 24 year old from Melaka and she stands at 1.73m and weights 50 kg. Joyce has won the Miss Malaysia Earth 2011 title earliest this year in Ipoh, Perak.