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Miss Spain crowned Miss International Beauty in Macau


The 48th Miss International Beauty Pageant 2008 had been held on November 8, at the Venetian Macao, wherein Miss Spain was officially crowned the “Miss International Beauty.
Miss Spain, Alejandra Andreu is the winner of the 48th Miss International Beauty Pageant. 1st runner up is Miss Columbia, Maria Cristina Diaz Granados, followed by 2nd runner up Miss Poland, Anna Tarnowska, 3rd runner up,  Miss China, Changwen Liu and Miss Czech Republic, Zuzana Putnarova, as the 4th runner up.
The sixty-three contestants showed their confidence after having intensive training and rehearsals. Appearing in national costumes, swimsuits of their choice and elegant evening gowns, the contestants presented their most beautiful style to compete for the twelve seats at the final round.
Next they took up a series of tests for a total of nine titles namely The 48th Miss International Beauty Pageant – winner, 1st runner up, 2nd runner up, 3rd runner up, 4th runner up, Miss Natural Beauty, Miss National Costume, Miss Photogenic and Miss Friendship.
Miss Spain also won the Miss Photogenic, and Miss Aruba, Nuraisa Lispler got the Miss National Costume, while Miss Friendship was won by Miss El Salvador, Georgina Cisneros and Miss Natural Beauty won by Miss Belarus, Tatsiana Ryneiskaya.
The judging panel comprised of Mr Shoichi Takaya, Chief Operating Officer of Sun Innovation Holdings Limited, Mr Mark Brown, President of Sands Macao and The Venetian Macao and President of Paiza Asia, Miss Gwennie Tam, Vice Chairman of G&L Group, Mr Hirofumi Hashimoto, Executive Director of International Cultural Association, Ms Angela Leong, Member of The Third Legislative Assembly of The Macau Special Administrative Region, Mr Takashi Tajima, Special Adviser of International Cultural Association, Mr Lawrence Yu, Co-chairman of Campaign Committee of The Community Chest, Mrs Stella Marquez Araneta, Winner of Miss International 1961, Miss Xue-Juan Luo, Olympic Gold Medalist, Mr Lionel Vai Tac Leong, Member of Executive Council of The Macau Special Administrative Region and Mr Paco Wong, Managing Director of Gold Typhoon Entertainment Limited.
The event was organised by Sun Innovation Holdings Limited, co-organised by G&L Group, promoted by S.I. Macau Entertainment Co. Ltd., pageant-owned by ICA (International Cultural Association), title-sponsored by Venetian Macao and produced & broadcast by Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB).
Comperes of the beauty pageant were Eric Tsang, Dodo Cheng and Astrid Chan. While performances were given by singers Hacken Lee, Priscilla Chan, Miriam Yeung, renowned martial arts actor Jing Wu and Korean group YES, who brought colour to the event.