Bb Pilipinas 2012 2nd runner-up Annalie “Ali” Forbes is in Bangkok, Thailand right now to represent the Philippines in the first edition of Miss Grand International. The pageant aims “to become the world’s leading international beauty contest”.
Proving that the Philippines is a force majeure in beauty pageants, Forbes made it in the Top 10 of the National Costume and Top 20 of the Swimsuit competition held prior to the finals slated on November 19. Winners of the said special awards will be announced on the coronation night.
Preliminary competitions will be helf on November 17, 3pm Bangkok time, and will be streamed live via the pageant’s official YouTube page.
The winner will win US$30,000 and a new residence at The Tower in Midtown area of Bangkok during her reign. She will serve as ambassador to stop violence and hostility.