MANILA — The provincial government of Oriental Mindoro, city government of Calapan and Jolly Waves Waterpark & Resort will host the Miss Earth talent competition on October 10, 2019.

Considered as the biggest event in Calapan this year, about 30 delegates from Miss Earth’s Fire Group will be performing at Jolly Waves to compete for the talent portion of the pageant.

Jolly Waves Waterpark & Resort is the biggest recreational facility in Calapan, Oriental Mindoro and the Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan) Region. It features world-class amenities located in Barangay Sapul, Calapan City.

Produced by Carousel Productions Inc., the talent competition is part of the 2019 Miss Earth pageant that culminates on October 26 at Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum in Naga City.

Ms. Nguyễn Phương Khánh of Vietnam, the reigning Miss Earth 2018, will crown her successor at the end of the event.

The activity in Calapan starts with a motorcade of the candidates in Calapan City at 9 a.m. on October 10. The delegates will drop by the Oriental Mindoro Provincial Capitol and the Calapan City Hall, and then proceed to Jolly Waves Waterpark & Resort.

The talent competition starts at 4 p.m. where guests can watch the contestants up close from the wave pool area. A meet and greet of the candidates at Jolly Waves is slated around 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on October 10.

Also performing is hip-hop prodigy Lirah who has recently launched her single “Sahod” which was written and produced by Gloc 9.

The evening pool party with Miss Earth candidates starts from 9 p.m. onwards.

Entrance tickets to the international event are available for PHP499 which includes open seating from 1 p.m. to 12 midnight. Private accommodations are available for rent.

Candidates from 80 countries are participating in the 19th edition of the international beauty pageant that promotes environmental awareness and various tourist destinations. (PR)