• Miss Scuba pageant seeks to make earth a healthier place

    Miss Scuba Philippines 2013 Christine Paula Love R. Bernasor

    Miss Scuba Philippines 2013 Christine
    Paula Love R. Bernasor

    Do you love the ocean? Are you a good swimmer or a certified diver? Are you single, at least 5’4” in height and between 18 and 28 years old? Are you concerned about the environment and want to make the earth a better and healthier place to live in? If so, you could be the next Miss Scuba Philippines 2014.

    With its mission of “saving the ocean through beauty,” the pageant is a celebration of the inner beauty and courage of today’s modern women and aims to promote marine conservation, environmental health as well as safe diving practices.

    This year’s national search will be held at the Pacific Cebu Resort managed by sáv Hospitality in Mactan, Cebu on September 26, 2014.

    In addition to a P150,000 cash prize, the lucky winner will represent the Philippines in the international pageant to be held in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia on November 28, 2014. The 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up will receive P100,000 and P50,000 respectively.

    The Miss Scuba International pageant started in 2011 and was founded by Robert Lo, a strong believer in sustainable development within the realms of the marine environment.

    Through this pageant, Lo hopes that more people would understand how fragile the ocean is and how to make a big difference by protecting it.

    Pacific Cebu Resort Acting Hotel Manager Reynold Belandres said “this one-of-a-kind pageant promotes scuba diving and ocean preservation.”

    Belandres added that the pageant also aims to promote safe diving practices through worldwide professional training organizations, and to elevate international tourism and cultural appreciation.

    The winning delegate of Miss Scuba International 2014 will undergo an intensive campaign to educate and inspire everyone to protect the ocean.

    Last year, Miss Scuba Philippines Christine Paula Love R. Bernasor won first runner-up, coming in second to winner Jaime Lee Faulkner of the United Kingdom. This year, the country hopes to bring home the crown.

    The screening of potential candidates started on June 19 and will end on August 15, 2014. For more details, visit the Miss Scuba Philippines Facebook page, e-mail msscubaPH@gmail.com or get in touch with Yna del Rosario at 09228210348.


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