Miss Philippines Bea Rose Santiago wins Miss International 2013

Miss Philippines Bea Rose Santiago wins Miss International 2013 title today, December 17, 2013 in the grand coronation night held at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

Bea Rose Santiago wins Miss International 2013

Santiago, 23-year old from Cataingan, Masbate is the fifth Filipina to win the crown. The most recent being the win of Precious Lara Quigaman in 2005.

Miss Netherlands Nathalie den Dekker was the runner-up while Miss New Zealand Casey Radley bagged the third place.

The Filipina winner dominates Q&A portion for the Top 5 finalists. They have been asked what they would do if they win the Miss International pageant. Santiago confidently answers: “The whole world saw how my country suffered. One by one, other countries helped. You have opened my heart and eyes on what we can do to help each other. I will work to sustain the spirit of sympathy and spirit of hope. As long as we work together, there is hope.”

Here is the list of winners for the 53rd Miss International:

Miss International 2013:  Bea Rose Santiago (Philippines)
1st runner-up: Netherlands
2nd runner-up: New Zealand

Miss International 2013 Top 15 Finalists:

Gibraltar - Jamielee Randall
Brazil - Cristina Alves Da Silva
Puerto Rico - Ashley Beth Pérez
Ecuador - Nathaly Arroba Hurtado
Hungary - Brigitta Ötvős
Netherlands - Nathalie den Dekker
United States - Andrea Neu
Philippines – Bea Rose Santiago
New Zeland - Casey Radley
Lithuania - Elma Segzdaviciute
Iceland - Sigrún Eva Ármannsdóttir
Colombia -  Lorena Hermida
Russia - Olga Gaidabura
Thailand - Chonticha Tiengtham
Spain - Araceli Carrilero Martinez

Check out the winning answer (speech) of Miss Philippines and now Miss International 2013 Bea Rose Santiago here:


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