A deaf-mute was just crowned a nationwide beauty!
Video taken from the YouTube Channel of the Megastar Productions
She is Princess Alanis Pura, an 18-year-old deaf-mute who had studied at the Philippine School for the Deaf in Pasay City. She has competed against 23 other candidates to be the Queen of the Philippines 2014, and would represent the country in the Face of Beauty International in Taichung, Taiwan on October 6 this year!
Not a veteran of beauty pageants, Pura was assisted by a sign language interpreter all throughout the competition. The pageant was reported to be produced and staged by the Megastar Productions held at the Subic Bay Yacht Club in the Subic Bay Free Zone last August 1.
But, as Norman’s Blog pointed out, Pura’s winning is ‘a good publicity angle for the contest.’ That shouldn’t be true so that Pura can very well claim to be country’s first deaf representative to an international beauty competition.
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” ~ The Little Prince, 1943