Miss Universe 2012 is the 61st Miss Universe pageant, and will be held on December 19, 2012 in PH Live at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Leila Lopes from Angola will crown her successor at the end of the event. 89 countries and territories are expected to participate in this year pageant and broadcasted live in participant countries and teritorries by NBC, Telemundo & the international broadcasters.
Her hobbies include enjoying sports, such as basketball and tennis, and arts, such as playing piano and sketching.
Currently, she attends the Bandung Institute of Technology in their School of Business and Management. She hopes to one day raise the education standards of the poor in her home country. REUTERS/ Darren Decker/Miss Universe
Raised by her father, Nutpimon Farida spent her childhood going to the beach and building sand castles. She donates much of her time to visiting nursing homes for the old.
The 19-year old also enjoys going to church, scuba diving, and cooking. Currently, Nutpimon Farida attends Chulalongkorn University of Thailand working to achieve. Photo By HANDOUT/REUTERS
The 24-year old's other interests include cooking, and partaking in Japanese traditions such as Japanese Tea Ceremony and Japanese Incense Ceremony.
She currently works as a model.
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She enjoys hiking and climbing mountains. She also loves to travel and cook classic Filipino dishes. Janine is also an avid trader, and one day hopes to work as a social entrepreneur.
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