i came off hiatus because our very own megan young was crowned miss world this year.
showing my love for everything trivial, historical and positively obscure, i came off hiatus most especially because i want to resurrect the miss world history of the philippines and how peachy veneracion cast a curse on delegates after her.
first, a background on how the philippines sends delegates to miss world
the philippines first sent a candidate to miss world in 1966. the first delegate, vivien lee austria (real name emraida kelly kiram, who is a princess in real life), was selected by the college editors guild of the philippines to represent the country. in 1967, it was maita gomez, winner of the top 10 fashion models of the philippines.
maita gomez, delegate to the 1967 miss world
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