Presenting the fifth batch of semifinalists for the Queen of Pageants 2016.

The 13 ladies comprising the fifth batch of our Queen of Pageants contestants were semifinalists from Miss Universe pageant, namely:

France – Iris Mittenaere
Haiti – Raquel Pélissier
Colombia – Andrea Tovar
Kenya – Mary Esther Were
Philippines – Maxine Medina
Thailand – Chalita Suansane §
Canada – Siera Bearchell
Mexico – Kristal Silva
United States – Deshauna Barber
Brazil – Raissa Santana
Indonesia – Kezia Warouw
Panama – Keity Drennan
Peru – Valeria Piazza

Semifinalists from Miss Universe

About Queen of Pageants

The Queen of Pageants is an online search for the fairest beauty queen of the past year. The semifinalists of the Big 5 pageants — Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss Earth, Miss International, and Miss Supranational, are automatically in for the preliminary judging. In addition, the winners of the Next 5 pageants — Miss Grand International, Miss Intercontinental, Miss Globe, Miss Tourism International, and Miss United Continents, are also eligible.

The preliminary voting will be judged by our jury based on the following criteria:

Beauty – 40%
Body – 30%
Personality – 30%

The top 10 scorers from the preliminary competition will be judged by another set of pageant experts using the same criteria as indicated above.

The highest scoring candidate will be crowned the Queen of Pageants 2016.