Miss Universe 3rd Runner-Up – Miss Philippines Ariella Arida
Screenshots courtesy of the Velvet Channel
While Miss Venezuela is this year’s Miss Universe 2013, the Philippines still has a reason to celebrate as our representative Ariella “Ara” Arida reached the final round of the competition and placed 3rd runner-up. Other placers are Spain (1st runner-up), Ecuador (2nd runner-up), and Brazil (4th runner-up). At the beginning of the program, the pageant was said to be dedicated to the Philippines and Vietnam who are both currently affected by bad weather.
(L-R) Venezuela, Philippines, Spain, Brazil, and Ecuador
Miss Universe 2013 – Miss Venezuela

Check out Miss Philippines’ glow earlier. Here are screenshots of Ara’s winning pageant moments:
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Top 16: Swimsuit Round
Top 10: Video Feature
Evening Gown Round
Top 5
Question and Answer Portion
Asked on how the issue of lack of jobs for young women should be addressed,
Miss Philippines answered education as the primary source and ticket to a better future.
Top 5 Final Walk 
Announcement of Winners
Catch the delayed telecast later on ABS-CBN at 9AM and
  primetime telecast on the Velvet Channel at 7PM.
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