Katherine Andres Ciuplea Mrs. Emerald Isle 2020
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to welcome amazing Queen Katherine Andres Ciuplea Mrs. Emerald Isle 2020.
Full name: Katherine Andres Ciuplea
Title/Year: Mrs. Emerald Isle 2020
Pageant System: Emerald Isle Pageant
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Zodiac sign: Aries
Hobbies: Volunteering, hiking, travelling, photography, singing and dancing.
Platform: Anti-Cyber Bullying Campaign and Mental Health Awareness
Years competed: 1 year (I started in 2020)
Countries visited: France, Romania, China and Philippines.
Likes: Positive and down to earth people.
Dislikes: Bullies and backstabbers.
World Class Beauty Queens: Please tell us about yourself.
I came from Davao City, Philippines and moved to Ireland in 2018 to join my Romanian husband based in Ireland. We are now five years happily married and planning to build our own little family.
World Class Beauty Queens: Please tell us about your education.
I'm a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Financial Management at University of the Immaculate Conception (Davao City, Philippines) and passed the Philippine Civil Service Professional Exam in 2014. I was able to work in the hotel industry and also to one of the government agencies in the Philippines.
In 2018, I studied Accounts Administration and Payroll in The Career Academy Ireland and now a member in the Association of Professional Administrators in Ireland. At present, I'm working in a Real Estate Company while studying Accounting Technicians Ireland - Certificate and Diploma (ATI).
World Class Beauty Queens: What does women Empowerment means to you?
Women Empowerment to me is all about using the right influence for every woman to know their worth, gain power and be able have the ability over their decisions and choices in life. Women who are not afraid to fight for their rights and women who supports women. In that way we can be agents of change and impact the world.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your pageant history.
I just started pageantry in 2020 and won the first ever Mrs. Emerald Isle Pageant competed with diverse nationalities based in Ireland. Now, I am one of the candidates in a prestigious pageant for Married Women around the World.
World Class Beauty Queens: What inspired you to do your first pageant?
I always like to watch beauty pageant and the way they walk, talk, smile and present themselves on stage. More than that, I find pageantry a medium for me to speak and stand for a woman. Until I met Thania, one of the directors in Emerald Isle who invited me to join the pageant. I was also inspired by the Filipina-Irish nurse who won Mrs. Ireland.
World Class Beauty Queens: Why did you choose to compete for your current title? I want to continue to be an inspiration to everyone especially to those who experienced cyberbully and abuse at these times. Daily a lot of people struggling, enduring abuse and racism, looking down on themselves hoping someone would understand them and help them to get out of their situation. I just want to be their voice and I want to continue being an advocate for Mental Health Awareness and Anti-Cyber Bullying Campaign. World Class Beauty Queens: To those unfamiliar with your pageant system please tell us what is it about?
Mrs. Emerald Isle Pageant is designed to all married women at any size, shape, height and ethnicity with aim to exude confidence, substance and worth not just for the title but for humanity.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are you being judged on during the competition? During the competition, I'm judged on the interview, casual wear, swim wear, Irish wear, evening gown and on-stage question.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your experience during the competition.
It was a great experience! I enjoyed every bits and pieces of the entire moment we had. The candidates were friendly and helpful. The Pageant Directors and Board of Judges are all title holders. Amazing people.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your platform or what cause do you volunteer for.
I started my humble beginnings by fundraising to Mater Foundation and donated some goods to other charities.
I am one of the volunteers in Outreach Ireland - Healthy Minds Support Group which is an online support system to help and listen to people who are dealing with discrimination, loneliness, domestic abuse, unemployment, homesickness, and other stressful factors .
World Class Beauty Queens: What appearances have you done with your title?
I handed over to Mater Foundation the funds that we raised during the pageant. Until now, I continue raising funds for the charity.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are some of your achievements?
I have been recognized for my volunteering works in Outreach Ireland. During the pageant, I've been awarded for best in casual wear, best in swimwear, best in Irish wear and best in evening gown.
World Class Beauty Queens: What makes you stand out from all those other beautiful girls?
I believe that everyone's unique in their own special way but I just walked right through the stage carrying enough amount of confidence with me and believed in myself that I can make it.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about the moment your name was called out as the winner.
I couldn't believe that my name was called, It's like I couldn't walk through the center stage to get the crown. I was so overwhelmed, very much thankful and humbled to be crowned as the winner that night.
World Class Beauty Queens: What does it mean to you to be a Beauty Queen?
Beyond the title itself, to be a Beauty Queen to me is more of a responsibility for me to lead, support and be consistent with my advocacies in life. Displaying beauty not just in the physical but more so in the values I've lived I wish to share to others.
I could say being a beauty queen is such a great honour and privilege. World Class Beauty Queens: How did competing in pageants helped your life?
I met beautiful women in Ireland that I can call as my pageant family. We inspire and support each other even after the competition.
Also, pageant boosts my self confidence, as I said, ''Great thing happen when you believe in yourself'''. It made me discover more of what I'm capable of and unleash the limits I set on myself.
World Class Beauty Queens: How did pageants helped your self-esteem and body image?
I learned to look after on my physical and mental health. Healthy diet and exercise. I became more determined and motivated in everything I do.
World Class Beauty Queens: You are an inspiration to all the girls out there. How does it feel?
It's incredibly priceless, a wonderful feeling to be an inspiration to all women out there. It's an opportunity that I don't want to waste instead I'm making sure that I'm using this time an efforts to continue inspiring them, setting myself as an example and radiate positivity in life. World Class Beauty Queens: What is your on stage strategy to win the judges over?
My smile and grace when I walk on the stage. Showing the real and natural me and as honest as I can be during the on-stage question.
World Class Beauty Queens: How did you prepare for your competition?
I watched tutorials on YouTube, practiced my walk with my heals on, read news, history and updates in Ireland. World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for learning better pageant walk?
Hire a pageant coach, go to walk classes and learn the poise and poses. Just be confident in carrying yourself and the rest goes well.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for choosing right pageant dress?
Get a dress that you are comfortable with and will suit to your body type and skin tone. The easiest way to it is to ask your husband! He can give you the soundest suggestions.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for winning interview?
Be natural and as real as you can be. Smile and be confident.
World Class Beauty Queens: What is one mistake that you've done during competing you wish you could redo and fix it?
Not to eat a lot during the pageant. I did not eat breakfast and lunch, then I ate a lot at dinner, so I was so bloated wearing my evening gown, good thing I was able to managed.
World Class Beauty Queens: What other mistakes are made by girls during the contest?
I haven't seen any mistakes made by the other candidates neither do I was cautious about it. We did our very best, we either win or learn.
World Class Beauty Queens: Any modeling or acting experience?
I do photoshooting but haven't got the opportunity to do acting.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your plans for 2021 as a Queen?
My plans for 2021 as a queen is to continue doing volunteering and fundraising. I want to put pageantry as part of my life that I can pass to my children in the near future. World Class Beauty Queens: What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?
I want people to remember me for being the Queen with strength, courage and perseverance. I want to inspire women to embrace change and challenges, and strive for their goals in life. I want to leave legacy of hope and positivity to those who meet me.
National Directors: Thania Rayne Mahony & Joy Kelly World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to say thank you for this wonderful interview. Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief of World Class Beauty Queens Magazine
Katherine Andres Ciuplea Mrs. Emerald Isle 2020, World Class Beauty Queens Magazine,
Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief Mr United Nations 2018 Platform: Women Empowerment Ambassador to International Foundation for Orphans iffocares.org
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