Trixia Maria Marana, a contestant from the Philippines is the new Miss Asia 2016. The pageant was held in Kerala, India. Trixia bested at least 18 contestants from across Asia and Eurasian regions of the world who went to India to compete for Miss Asia 2016 beauty pageant. The Philippines is very proud about Marana's achievement for successfully bannering the pageant while representing her country in India.

Miss Asia 2016 or also known as Miss Asia Global 2016 was held on August 18, 2016. Trixia was flattered to be called as the ultimate winner of Miss Asia 2016.During the crowning moment of Miss Asia 2016, the hosts were flattered by her winsome smile, which is a contagious moment for a queen to display her beauty in front of the spectators of the pageant. The pageant was also televised from Miss Asia's official Facebook page during the coronation night.
Trixia Marie Marana is Miss Asia 2016 along with Miss Belarus as 1st runner-up and India as 2nd runner-up. 
Trixia Marie Marana received a cash prize of 300,000 rupees, which can be converted to at least 242,000 Php or 5232 USD. Aside from the cash prize, Trixia was also given several gift certificates from various brands operating in India. As can be seen from the photos, Trixia was wearing the crown, sash, a bouquet of flowers, and a prize money.

Miss Asia 2016 second runner-up was awarded to Miss India, Ankita Kharat, who received a cash prize of 100,000 Indian Rupee. The first runner-up of Miss Asia 2016 was awarded to Miss Belarus, Yauheniya Vasilyeva with a prize money of 200,000 Indian Rupees. Aside from the cash prize, the runner-ups received a bouquet, sash, and several benefits for placing in the pageant. All contestants got the chance to make their final walk after being awarded from runner-ups to the eventual winner of the pageant.

If Trixia is unable to fulfill her duties as Miss Asia 2016, she will be replaced by Miss Belarus who is the current 1st runner-up of the annual event. Trixia hopes to sustain their reign without violating any laws and to have a successful Miss Asia reign until she will crown the next winner.

The semifinalists who made it to top 7 of the pageant are:

  • Azerbaijan: Leila Novruzova
  • Moldova: Valeria Tsvietok
  • Singapore: Smitha Novruzova
  • Russia: Darya Phyzyanova
*Misses Azerbaijan and Singapore seems like they are siblings. You can compare their facial features, and obviously, their family names.

Watch the crowning moment below

Miss Asia is a prestigious pageant operated by Pegasus, which is the chief operating agency of the pageant. The vision of the pageant is to find the most talented as well as the most beautiful women in the Eurasian and Asian regions. 

Trixia Marie Marana is a pageant veteran, joining several local and national pageants in the Philippines before representing the country for Miss Asia 2016. Here are her pageant achievements:
  • She was Miss Dumaguete City 2009
  • Trixia is the 1st Runner-up of Miss Tourism-Philippines 2010
  • Marano was crowned as Abuyog Queen of Leyte in 2011
  • Trixia Marie joined Mutya ng Pilipinas and became a finalist
  • Marano is the 1st Runner-up of Sinulog Queen de Kabankalan
  • She won Miss Negros-Oriental in 2015
  • And she is now Miss Asia 2016
Personal background

Trixie Marie Marana is 23 years old and from Dumaguete City. She stands 171 cms. She successfully completed Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Acsat Dumaguete with Latin honors. Marana currently works as an auto loan assistant in Banco De Oro Philippines. 

Hobbies include jiu-jitsu, reading books, traveling, kickboxing, trekking, CrossFit, and badminton. Her strengths are having a selfless heart, love, adventurous, and having a sense of character and pride. Weaknesses include forgiving, emotional, and sensitive.

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