CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, Nov. 5 (PIA) -- At least 30 Miss Earth 2018 candidates visited this province's tourist attractions, and immersed in various environmet friendly activities recently.
The Miss Earth candidates arrived at the Cauayan City Airport on Oct. 26 and were received by Mayor Bernard Faustino Dy at the city hall of Cauayan.
Philippines' bet Silvia Celeste Cortesi join the team in a tree planting activity in Isabela province. (Miss Earth photo)
The ladies, who were in the province for their Resort Wear and Talent Competitions, have engaged themseleves in a tree-planting activity at the Hacienda De San Luis, a primary tourist spot of Cauayan City.
During their stay in Isabela, the candidates roamed around the province to uphold the pageant's advocacy, which is no less than caring for Mother Earth.
The Miss Earth candidates also paid courtesy call on the Isabela Governor Faustino G. Dy III and City of Ilagan Mayor Evelyn Diaz at the Provincial Capitol of Isabela and the City Hall of Ilagan, respectively.
In the City of Ilagan, the ladies visited the Japanese Tunnel, a man-made and developed tourist spot of the said city; the Giant Butaka located at the heart of the city; and the agri-tourism destination at the Cagayan Valley Research Center Annex at barangay Baligatan in this city.
Misses France, Moldova, Slovenia, Hungary and Cameroon pile their finished product Eco-Bricks. (Miss Earth photo)
In partnership with the NGO Building Tomorrows, and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the ladies also created Eco-Bricks from plastic bottles and small pieces of plastic wastes.
On Saturday (November 3), Phuong Khanh Nguyen of Vietnam was crowned Miss Earth 2018.
Last year, the 2017 Misss Earth candidates also visited Isabela. (MDCT/MGE/PIA 2-Isabela)