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Erika R. Creque departs for 65th Miss Universe Pageant tomorrow

- Pageant to be held in Manila, Philippines
Miss BVI Erika R. Creque will represent the Virgin Islands at the 65th Annual Miss Universe pageant in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines on January 30, 2017. Photo: Facebook
Miss BVI Erika R. Creque (left) with 2015/16 Queen, Adorya R. Baly back in July 2016. Photo: VINO/File
Miss BVI Erika R. Creque (left) with 2015/16 Queen, Adorya R. Baly back in July 2016. Photo: VINO/File
The 65th Miss Universe pageant will see more than one hundred participants in the international event. Photo: Miss Universe.com
The 65th Miss Universe pageant will see more than one hundred participants in the international event. Photo: Miss Universe.com
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will be represented at the 65th Annual Miss Universe pageant in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines by the reigning Miss BVI, Erika R. Creque.

The pageant, which will take place on January 30, 2017, will see more than one hundred participants in the international event.

Win hearts & do best

“It will be a very good experience to meet new people, experience the culture,” she told Virgin Islands News Online on Monday January 9, 2017 in an exclusive interview. “I expect it to be a very good learning experience; I expect to win lots of hearts and do my best.”

Creque will be leaving tomorrow at 9:15 A.M. and will return to the Virgin Islands on February 1, 2017.

Itinerary

Among local destinations to be visited are Vigan, Cebu, Baguio and Davao, while some mandatory events include the Governor’s Ball, National Costume, National Gift Auction, and Coronation Ball.

The Miss Universe Organisation (MUO), according to its website, creates and advances opportunities for women around the world through its network of relationships across entertainment, fashion and philanthropy. MUO encourages every woman to challenge herself, find her unique voice, and embody the organisation’s mission of being Confidently Beautiful.

The 10,000 women who participate in Miss Universe programmes annually inspire others to pursue their personal and professional goals while making an impact in their communities. “The MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® competitions provide contestants and titleholders an international platform through dedicated partnerships with global charities, sponsors, and brands. As leaders and role models in their communities, the contestants and titleholders work to affect positive change through advocacy, fundraising and volunteering,” the website stated.

The venue-Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines is said to have a holding capacity of 15,000. The pageant, will have a viewership in over 190 territories and countries worldwide, and is also expected to have an enthusiastic and packed house.

16 Responses to “Erika R. Creque departs for 65th Miss Universe Pageant tomorrow”

  • portest (09/01/2017, 16:45) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    We need to boycott Trump
  • Tunnel Vision (09/01/2017, 17:25) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Blessed Travels Queen and do your best
  • Ms. Diva (09/01/2017, 19:48) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good luck, have fun, enjoy. Make sure you do some shopping and Girlll, take a lot of reading material. It is a long flight. Again, good luck to you and safe travels.
  • tola (09/01/2017, 20:22) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    God bless you miss creque all the best . This is one Queen i like very simply.
    • me to (09/01/2017, 22:59) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      I also like her. From day one when she was running I said she would win. Good Luck, best wishes, do your best, have fun and like Ms. Diva said, take a lot of reading materials with you because it is a longgggg flight. God bless and travel safely.
    • JayMee (11/01/2017, 03:41) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
      I like her too. She is very authentic. Just look at her travel gear. Comfortable clothes and sneakers. Love it!
  • Gumption. Official (09/01/2017, 22:39) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    Proud of you Ms.Creque keep god first and be you. Enjoy the tour.
  • Hmmm (09/01/2017, 23:58) Like (9) Dislike (17) Reply
    Why are we wasting time with sending these people to different places and they come back with NOTHING! Not being negative, just being logical. Feed the poor with that money instead of that ticket.
    • Why????? (10/01/2017, 05:13) Like (14) Dislike (6) Reply
      Why didn't your mother abort you or even took the night-after pill? Dumb $$$. Is BVI the only country that never wins big? We sure didn't win big with you!!!!!! WASTE YOU!!!!!!
    • Mr.Snartz (10/01/2017, 07:44) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
      @Hmmm, just shut the H.ll up already. If you can't say good please don't say bad.
  • Creque (10/01/2017, 11:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good luck my Queen! I pray that God's protection as he grants you safe travels to and from your destination. Enjoy and cherish every moment of this wonderful opportunity.
  • Concerned (11/01/2017, 05:59) Like (2) Dislike (7) Reply
    I am with hmmmmm on this one . Why in the name of sense do the bvi keep sending these young ladies around the world to attend these pagents ? Our girls are our local queens YES.but some of them dont even look good to us locally
    Imagine how other countries/ people laff and sa "dem ppl in bvi gotta be real stupid to think they even stand a chance to get in semi finals . I maintain IT IS A WASTE OF PUBLIC FUNDS for a chosen few to get a paid vacation . What does the country benifit from any who went to these shows before ? Comments please
  • question (11/01/2017, 09:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    How do these queens prepare for these international pageants? I mean is there a protocol they follow to be competitive with the international world?
  • Congrats! (11/01/2017, 17:21) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Wish you the best boo!
  • me again (12/01/2017, 19:22) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    I noticed no one commented on concerned question
    What does the bvi gain from pagent partakers when they return ?


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