Beauty Pageants

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Top 15 Picks for Bb. Pilipinas, Miss Universe Philippines 2019

It took quite a while before choosing the Top 15.


The Coronation Night of the Binibinng Pilipinas and Miss Universe Philippines 2019 is set to happen tomorrow, June 9 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with 40 gorgeous candidates coming from all over the country to compete for six titles at stake.

After watching the ‘free speak’ competition, here are the names of the Top 15, the final cut to which the six titles and two runners-up are going to come from.

Listed in alphabetical order (based on their respective cities or provincial representations) and are grouped in fives:

  • Bataan’s Bea Patricia de Guzman Magtanong
  • Cebu’s Samantha Ashley Lo
  • Daraga-Albay’s Julia Eugenie Augustias Saubier
  • Maguindanao’s Resham Ramirez Saeed
  • Mandaue City’s Ilene Astrid de Vera






  • Masbate’s Hannah Consencino Arnold
  • Negros Occidental’s Vickie Marie Milagrosa Rushton
  • Pampanga’s Emma Mary Tiglao
  • Pangasinan’s Denielle Joie Nuñez Magno
  • Pasig City’s Maria Andrea Verdadero Abesamis






  • Puerto Princesa’s Jessarie Dumaguing
  • Rizal’s Honey Grace Cartasano
  • Sorsogon’s Maria Isabela Galeria
  • Talisay City-Cebu’s Gazini Christiana Jordi Ganados
  • Zamboanga-Sibugay’s Malka Padayhag Shaver






To know more about the pageant and other candidates, visit its official website.


Voting for Binibining Pilipinas’ 2019 Best in National Costume To 10 semi-finalists is on!

The country’s most prestigious national beauty pageant, Binibining Pilipinas 2019 has chosen its Top 10 semi-finalists for the Best in National Costume award after the Jag and World Balance fashion show on Wednesday, May 29 at the New Frontier Theatre (formerly Kia Theatre), Quezon City.

The highlight of the evening was the jaw-dropping costume designs of Filipino designers. To determine the winner, supporters can cast their respective votes for the candidate[s] they like via online. Winners will be announced on the Coronation Night on June 9.

The 10 semi-finalists are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Bacolod – Cassandra Colleen Bermeo Chan. Designed by Tony de Ramos.

Bacolod - Cassandra Colleen Bermeo Chan

Cebu – Samantha Ashley Lo. Designed by Edwin Uy.

Cebu - Samantha Ashley Lo

Laguna – Leren Mae Bautista. Designed by Chico Esteva and Renee Salud.

Los Baños, Laguna - Leren Mae Bautista

Maguindanao – Resham Ramirez Saeed. Designed by Ryan June Castillo.

Maguindanao - Resham Ramirez Saeed

Masbate -. Hannah Consencino Arnold. Designed by Benj Leguiab IV.

Masbate - Hannah Consencino Arnold

Negros Occidental – Vickie Marie Milagrosa Sausa Rushton. Designed by Jomar Peralta.

Negros Occidental - Vickie Marie Milagrosa Sausa Rushton

Palawan – Samantha Mae Bernardo. Designed by Patrick Isorena.

Palawan - Samantha Mae Bernardo

Pampanga – Emma Mary Tiglao. Designed by Richie Sabinian.

Pampanga - Emma Mary Tiglao

Pasig City – Maria Andrea Verdadero Abesamis. Designed by Amir Sali.

Pasig City - Maria Andrea Verdadero Abesamis

Puerto Princesa – Jessarie Dumaguing. Designed by Jobel Silvestre.

Puerto Princesa - Jessarie DumaguingAlso, the Top Three Best in Talents were announced.

They were Bernardo of Palawan, Chan of Bacolod and Alanis Reign Binoya of Batangas.

To vote for the Best in National Costume, click here!

Catriona Gray’s ‘Iconic Slow-Mo Turn’ bags her the Jolly Twirl Endorsement

The slow-motion turn of Philippines’ fourth Miss Universe, Catriona Gray has become iconic at swimsuit preliminaries of the said prestigious beauty tilt held in Bangkok, Thailand in December 2018. Her walk earned her the endorsement of new and improved sundae Jolly Twirl, which was launched on Saturday, April 13 at Novotel’s Monet Ballroom 3.


Gray also showcased her winning and show-stopping slow-mo turn as it delighted the audience who attended the said event.

According to Miss Universe 2018, “I feel incredibly honored to be part of the Jollibee family and this successful homegrown brand that makes me proud to be a Filipino.”

Gray added that her associating her slow-mo turn with the new and improved slow-melt Jolly Twirl is a great fit. Her favorite flavor is the chocolate sundae twirl.

Jolly Twirl is now available in four variants–Vanilla Cone Twirl, Chocolate Cone Twirl, Chocolate Sundae Twirl, and Mini Chocolate Sundae Twirl. Thes cold delights are perfect for the summer heat.