MANILA, Philippines – Upon the arrival and registration of a Miss Universe candidate at their official residence, they must immediately follow the strict schedule and rules set forth by the MUO (Miss Universe Organization). The women are also assigned chaperones to escort them to their various commitments. Gifts or personal items to be given to […]
Last November 29, 2018, Catriona Gray left Manila as Bb. Pilipinas Universe to compete for Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok. She came back on December 19 as Miss Universe 2018. (Miss Universe 2018: The Philippines’ Catriona Gray) Upon her arrival in Bangkok in a very memorable Thai-inspired, emerald ensemble with a side drape detail, tailored pants and […]
To watch the live coronation of Miss Philippines winning Miss Universe has always been on my bucket list. On December 17, 2018, the likelihood of this happening is very real. It would be the Philippines’ 4th Miss Universe crown after Pia Wurztbach’s win in 2015. The first two happened in a span of 4 years (Gloria […]
SANYA, China – Philippine beauty queens are fortunate to have the support of the entire country – their victory or defeat can either bring national celebration or commiseration. And when it comes to the Miss World beauty pageant, there have been few celebrations but mostly, commiserations. Even the most die-hard Filipino fans find little excitement over the […]
MANILA, Philippines – Pageant season kicks into high gear during the last quarter of the year. The fitting finale are the major titles that beauty contestants dream of. Last November 12, 2018, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. hosted the send-off party for Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray and Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2018 Jehza Huelar. […]
It’s an image most of us are familiar with – of a statuesque and glamorous woman sashaying down a runway, hand waving to an adoring crowd, with a huge crown on her head and a sash that proclaims her the most beautiful in her country, the earth, or the universe. And while beauty pageants aren’t […]
STYLISH LADY. Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray is one of the awoardees of this year’s ‘People Asia ‘s’ Women of Style and Substance. All photos by Voltaire Tayag/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is touted as a pageant loving country. Our love affair with pageants dates back to the carnival queens of the early […]
BB. PILIPINAS INTERNATIONAL. Ahtisa Manalo gets ready to compete in the Miss International pageant in November. Photo by Voltaire Tayag The Miss International Beauty Pageant holds a very special place in the Filipinos’ hearts. First, the first ever Miss International 1960 is Stella Marquez of Colombia. She is more popularly known as Madame Stella Marquez […]
It was a night I’ll never forget. I am so grateful to be a cast member in such an amazing show. “The People’s Queen” Media Launch last October 16 at The Penthouse, West Hollywood was loads of fun. I really wanted to spend more time talking to all the guests.
My first TV guesting promoting ‘The People’s Queen’. ? Thank you MJ Felipe. ?