An Outstanding Host of Miss Philippines Earth 2024 Coronation Night at Talakag in Bukidnon

In a remarkable display of beauty and commitment to environmental advocacy, Talakag, Bukidnon successfully hosted the Miss Philippines Earth 2024 coronation night on May 11, 2024. This event not only highlighted the grace and resilience of Filipinas but also showcased Talakag’s capacity to host significant cultural and environmental events.

A New Milestone for Talakag

The Municipality of Talakag, known for its lush landscapes and vibrant culture, added a new jewel to its crown by successfully organizing and hosting the Miss Philippines Earth 2024 Coronation Night. The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Talakag, along with Talakag Tourism and the visionary leadership of Rep. Jose Manuel “Joeman” Alba, collaborated with Mayor Vergito O. Factura and the 6 Local Government Units of the First District of Bukidnon to bring this prestigious event to life.

A Night of Environmental Advocacy and Elegance

The coronation night was a testament to the environmental mission of the Miss Philippines Earth pageant, emphasizing ecological awareness and the preservation of nature, which resonates deeply with the green hills and fertile soils of Bukidnon. The event showcased the environmental commitments of the contestants alongside their poise and beauty, making it a night of meaningful celebration.

Winners of the Night

The competition was fierce, with talented candidates from across the Philippines vying for the crown. Irha Mel Alfeche from Matanao, Davao del Sur, was crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2024 together with her Elemental Queens:

  • Miss Philippines Air 2024: Feliz Clareianne Recentes (Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte)
  • Miss Philippines Water 2024: Samantha Dana Bug-os (Baco, Oriental Mindoro)
  • Miss Philippines Fire 2024: Kia Labiano (Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay)
  • Miss Philippines Eco Tourism 2024: Ira Patricia Malaluan (Batangas City)

Their triumph celebrated their dedication to environmental advocacy and their ability to inspire others.

Global Judges, Local Charm

The panel of judges, including international beauty queens such as Miss Earth 2023 from Albania (Drita Ziri), Miss Earth-Fire from Thailand (Cora Bliault), and Miss Earth-Water from Vietnam (Đỗ Thị Lan Anh), added a global flair to the event, emphasizing the international appeal and standards of the pageant hosted in Talakag.

A Lasting Impression

Hosting the Miss Philippines Earth Swimsuit Competition in 2023 and now the Miss Philippines Earth Finals & Coronation Night in 2024, Talakag has proven itself as an outstanding host for major events, drawing attention not only to its beauty and hospitality but also to its capability to handle events of such magnitude and importance.

The success of Miss Philippines Earth 2024 in Talakag is a shining example of how cultural and environmental events can be harmoniously blended to promote tourism, awareness, and the local community. It reminds us of our collective responsibility to cherish and protect our planet, a message that Talakag conveyed brilliantly as the host.

As the stars of the night celebrated their victory, the real winner was the Municipality of Talakag in Bukidnon, which demonstrated its exceptional qualities and its readiness to be on the global stage of prestigious events. Here’s to many more successful events in the heart of Bukidnon, where beauty, culture, and nature converge, at the Municipality of Talakag.