Miss Universe contestants have been taking in the sites and sounds of the Philippines leading up to the final show. Next stop: Baguio!
Baguio, on the Philippines’ Luzon island, is a mountain town called the “City of Pines.” It’s particularly popular in summer due to its unusually cooler weather.
This year’s Miss Universe contestants saw the city and took part in a parade! See their adventure in Baguio below.
We Love a Parade!
Miss Universe Barbados Shannon Harris
Miss Universe Slovenia Lucija Potocnik
Miss Universe Slovenia Lucija Potocnik, Miss Universe Aruba Charlene Leslie and Miss Universe Australia Caris Tiivel
Miss Universe Australia Caris Tiivel
Miss Universe Peru Valeria Piazza
Miss Universe Mauritius Kushboo Ramnawaj
Miss Universe France Iris Mittenaere
Miss Universe Israel Yam Kaspers Anshel
Miss Universe Haiti Raquel Pelissier
Miss Universe Haiti Raquel Pelissier, Miss Universe France Iris Mittenaere and Miss Universe Mauritius Kushboo Ramnawaj
More Great Times in Baguio
Miss Universe Peru Valeria Piazza
Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach
Miss Universe South Africa Ntandoyenkosi Kunene and Miss Universe Israel Yam Kaspers Anshel
Miss Universe Slovenia Lucija Potocnik and Miss Universe Japan Sari Nakazawa
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach visited the village of Malawig on the islands of Coron, Palawan, which was devestated by 2013’s Typhoon Yolanda and Haiyan.
The Miss Universe Cordaid fund has been collecting donations ever since Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler’s visit in 2014.
Cordaid not only helps rebuild the communities affected by the storms, they also teach the communities how to build back better sustainable and resistant structures.
“Build back better”
Cordaid’s mission is to bring security and shelter to the people living in these islands, because if another typhoon hits, the community can react by applying resilient action plans.
The Miss Universe Cordaid Fund also helps connect local spring water to communities, create greenhouses to maintain crops, and much more. If you would like to donate to the fund, please see below.
Tune in to the MISS UNIVERSE Competition LIVE on FOX on January 29th at 7/6c to watch the full story of Pia’s visit.
With the MISS UNIVERSE Competition around the corner, what better way to get to know some of the contestants than a Tell All form. We wanted to see what they had to say in their own words, or should we say, writing.
Check out their response!
Have you heard the big news? Flo Rida is performing at this year’s Miss Universe competition in the Philippines!
Flo Rida has blessed us with some seriously danceable tracks over the years. Check out seven Flo Rida songs you can’t help but dance to below and get your moves ready for his Miss Universe performance!
Remember when Flo Rida sang about “Apple Bottom jeans, boots with the fur?” Honestly, how could you forget?! This song is ICONIC and pretty much defined 2008. It was also Flo Rida’s first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
2. “Wild Ones”
Before Sia was singing about swinging from the “Chandelier” and being “The Greatest,” she was featured on Flo Rida’s song “Wild Ones” in 2012. She also co-wrote the song. The music video for this track is the most-watched one on Flo Rida’s YouTube channel! It was also was a No. 1 hit.
It’s going down for REAL. “GDFR” is Flo Rida’s most-streamed song on Spotify. No surprise, because it’s the perfect track to make you dance!
“Right Round” is another iconic Flo Rida song AND another one of his No. 1 hits. Really takes you back to the late 2000’s, doesn’t it?
“Sometimes, I get a good feeling….” Flo Rida is responsible for so many party hits, it’s hard to keep track of them all! “Good Feeling” was another one of his top 5 hits. It peaked at No. 3 on the Hot 100 chart in 2012.
Sometimes, the dance floor just can’t handle your sweet moves, right? No worries, we get it! And so does Flo Rida. This song became a top 10 hit in 2010.
7. My House
“My House” may be one Flo Rida’s more recent hits, but it’s still a serious jam. It reminds you that you don’t have to go out to dance and have a good time, just bring the party to your house!
Watch Miss Universe LIVE from the Philippines on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7/6c on FOX.