Manuela is crowned Miss Universe Singapore 2017
October 17, 2017 - miss universe
With one pretension already in her collection, Manuela Bruntraeger reached for a stars and her query paid off when she was crowned Miss Universe Singapore 2017 yesterday evening.
The 24-year-old artist, a connoisseur of Lasalle College of a Arts, emerged as a brightest star among a 20 finalists during a Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre.
Speaking to TNP after her victory, Manuela said: “I unequivocally didn’t design to win, and we am unequivocally overwhelmed.
“This came as a unequivocally large warn and we could not be happier, nonetheless it has not sunk in yet.”
Rudihra Ramathas, 26, and Emilbiany Nenggal Intong, 19, finished initial and second runner-up, respectively.
Manuela, whose father is German and mom a Singaporean of Portuguese descent, will paint a Republic during a Miss Universe manifestation to be hold in Las Vegas on Nov 26.
She also won $10,000 money and $45,000 value of prizes from a sponsors.
In a glitzy eventuality attended by some-more than 400 guests, a 20 finalists went by a swimsuit shred before a organisation was narrowed down to a tip 10.
They did their best to stir a 7 judges, who afterwards comparison a tip 5 who had to go by a doubt and answer segment.
The 5 women were asked a same question: What was their biggest personal feat and how did it ready them to be a Miss Universe Singapore?
Manuela’s passion and certainty led to a response that drew shrill cheers from a crowd. After a feat parade, a 1.64m-tall beauty suggested that her tallness was one of a biggest hurdles she faced during a competition.
“As we am one of a some-more petite girls, we have listened a difference ‘short, small, tiny’ along a way. But now, meaningful all my tough work has paid off, we have learnt that it is fine to be fun-sized, and there is never a bad size,” pronounced Manuela, who won Miss Earth Singapore final year.
Mum Margaret Bruntraeger was over a moon.
Said a 56-year-old: “I am so vehement for her, as we have seen all a tough work she has put into a tour and meaningful she wanted a climax badly.”
The eventuality kicked off with a brief debate by a inhabitant executive of Miss Universe Singapore Organisation B.V. and leader of a 2002 title, Ms Nuraliza Osman.
The 20 finalists afterwards done their initial coming in a shred called A Distinctively Singaporean Show Opener, before a emcees, ONE FM 91.3 DJs Glenn Ong and The Flying Dutchman, introduced a judging panel.
It enclosed Ms Nuraliza, actor, indication and horde Paul Foster, emissary handling editor for a English, Malay, Tamil Media of Singapore Press Holdings Murali Subramaniam and Ms Shi Lim, a 2013 winner.
Speaking after Manuela’s victory, Ms Lim said: “She was a many discriminating on theatre and in terms of a sum package, she was a competitor who had it a most.
“Beyond being on stage, Manuela already held my eye during a pre-judging in terms of a approach she carried herself, her physique and her looks.”