Ecuador's Jennifer Pazmiño is Miss Earth 2010's Best in Long Gown | Serbia's Tijana Rakic is Miss Ao Dai

Two major awards were handed out last night at the Miss Earth 2010
pageant in Diamond Place Resort, Nha Trang, Vietnam.

One was the Miss Ao Dai awarded to Miss Serbia Tijana Rakic and the Best in Long Gown which went to Miss Ecuador Jennifer Pazmiño. Both
Serbia and Ecuador are actually considered among the favorites in the

Miss Serbia Earth 2010 Tijana Rakic

The Ao Dai is a traditional costume in Vietnam and Miss Serbia wore it best, beating even Miss Vietnam Luu Thi Diem Huong who failed to be in the Top 5. In an interview by, Serbia said that she felt like a princess wearing Ao Dai.

The Top 5 finalists for Miss Ao Dai were Chinese Taipei (Hsing
Jung-Lui), Korea (Lee Gui-joo), Nicaragua (Junieth Rosales) and
Philippines (Kris Psyche Resus).

The evening gown competition followed after the Ao Dai round. Miss Ecuador's crystal white gown won for her the Best in Long Gown award:

The Top 5 Best in Long Gown were as follows : (Ang ganda ni Venezuela!)

Brazil, Luisa de Almeida Lopes

Czech Republic, Carmen Justová

Thailand, Watsaporn Wattanakoon

Venezuela, Mariángela Bonanni

In the past 9 editions of Miss Earth, the candidates who won as Best in Long Gown all ended up as semi-finalists, with 5 of them placed in the Final 4. But none of them went on to become the Miss Earth

Photos courtesy of VNExpress (first 3 pix) and Thanh Nien Online (last 4 pix)

About M.I.

Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For a decade now, has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.

2 Comment(s):

  1. Ecuador's first outfit was Ao Dai, the second one was the Evening Gown

  2. My mistake. I'm sorry for that. I already removed her Ao Dao pic.