Published On: Tue, Nov 19th, 2013

Filipina beauty, Annalie Forbes, takes third runner-up at Miss Grand International 2013

It has been a very successful year for the Philippines in international beauty pageants in 2013. Two Filipinas took the top spot in the Miss World 2013 and Miss Supranational 2013 contests this year, Megan Young and  Mutya Datul, respectively.

Image/Video Screen Shot

Image/Video Screen Shot

In addition, Miss Universe Philippines, Ariella Arida, captured the third runner-up spot recently at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant in Russia.

To add to this already impressive list, Bulacan native, Annalie Forbes grabbed the third runner-up spot at the first ever Miss Grand International 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand today.

According to her bio, 19-year-old Annalie hails from Malolos City, Bulacan and is a professional lounge singer who loves jazz, bossa nova, classical music. She started singing at the age of 17. Her favorite singer is Ella Fitzgerald. She is currently a first year BS Infotech student at STI Cubao. Her dad is a cab driver and she helps support the needs of her family. Her pageant experience includes Bb. Bulacan 2011, Miss Sophie Paris Philippines 2011 and Miss Makati 2011.

During the final question and answer portion of the pageant, Annalie was asked about preventing war and global conflicts.

She responded,”I will use my position to promote the advocacy of Miss Grand International using various instruments such as social media, the gadget itself, and if necessary, our personal presence to spread the wonderful message of peace. I would like to thank all the donator(s) of our country from the last typhoon Yolanda”.

In addition to placing fourth in the contest of 71 international beauties, she placed in the Top 20 in the Swimsuit contest and Top 10 in the National Costume competition.

Puerto Rico’s Janellee Chaparro won the crown in the inaugural showing of the  Miss Grand International 2013.

On the DISPATCH: Headlines  Local  Opinion

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter

* indicates required

About the Author

- Writer, Co-Founder and Executive Editor of The Global Dispatch. Robert has been covering news in the areas of health, world news and politics for a variety of online news sources. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the website, Outbreak News Today and hosts the podcast, Outbreak News Interviews on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify Robert is politically Independent and a born again Christian Follow @bactiman63

Displaying 3 Comments
Have Your Say
  1. Philippines ‘Not Banned’ from future beauty contests - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] (Miss World), Mutya Datul (Miss Supranational), and third runner-up showings by Ariella Arida and Annalie Forbes in the Miss Universe and Miss Grand International competitions, respectively as the reason for the […]

  2. Filipina Beauty, Annalie Forbes, places at Miss Grand International 2013 pageant | TEAM YELLOW says:

    […] Filipina Beauty, Annalie Forbes, places at Miss Grand International 2013 pageant […]

  3. Beauty R. Tan says:

    Congratulations, Miss Annalie Forbes! It’s good that you thanked all those who are helping the victims of Typhoon Yolanda…We are proud of you.

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>



The Global Dispatch Facebook page- click here

Movie News Facebook page - click here

Television News Facebook page - click here

Weird News Facebook page - click here