Silvia Celeste Cortesi Wins Miss Earth Philippines 2018
Silvia Celeste Cortesi of Rome, Italy was crowned as Miss Earth Philippines 2018 on May 19, 2018 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines. Silvia Celeste Cortesi succeeds Karen Ibasco, the reigning Miss Earth, as the new Miss Earth Philippines and will now represent Philippines at Miss Earth 2018 hoping for a back to back victory.
During the same event, Zahra Bianca Saldua of Las Piñas City was titled as Miss Philippines Air, Jean de Jesus of San Rafael, Bulacan was adjudged as Miss Philippines Fire, Berjayneth Chee of Balingasag, Misamis Oriental was announced as Miss Philippines Water and Halimatu Yushawu of Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay finished as Miss Eco-Tourism Philippines.
The newly crowned Miss Earth Philippines opines, “My advocacy is about trees in Italy. Because I believe we should protect our urban fragile forest, because trees are life. And the perfect example is here in Italy, for the existence of a law that protects monumental trees..“