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Binibining Pilipinas 2024 new crowns and prizes revealed

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Brand new crowns and prizes for Binibining Pilipinas 2024 winners and runners-up have been officially revealed during the press presentation of contestants on June 7 at the New Frontier Theater in Quezon City. Designed by Filipino fashion and jewelry designer Manny Halasan, the exquisite new crowns were inspired by the iconic Binibining Pilipinas logo. "Each crown features ethical diamonds, reflecting not only their brilliance but also our commitment to responsible sourcing," shared by Binibining Pilipinas. "The design beautifully incorporates three stars and a radiant sun, symbolizing the essence of the Philippines and our nation's proud heritage. Truly fitting for future queens." This year's competition marks the 60th edition of the annual Binibining Pilipinas pageant. The grand coronation night will be held on July 7 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The winners, Binibining Pilipinas International 2024 and Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2024 will each receive a

Andrea Rubio to visit the Philippines for Binibining Pilipinas 2024

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Reigning Miss International Andrea Rubio is expected to visit the Philippines to attend the 60th Binibining Pilipinas (Miss Philippines) pageant. This will be the second official visit of the Venezuelan beauty to Asia since she was crowned Miss International 2023 last October in Japan. Last March, she went to Jakarta, Indonesia as a special guest of the Puteri Indonesia 2024 pageant together with the reigning Miss Supranational Andrea Aguilera and Miss Charm Luma Russo. This year's Binibining Pilipinas grand coronation night will be held on July 7 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. The winners will represent the Philippines at Miss International 2025 and The Miss Globe 2024. Former queens Nicole Cordoves (Miss Grand Philippines 2016), Kylie Versoza (Miss International 2016), Catriona Gray (Miss Universe 2018), and MJ Lastimosa (Miss Universe Philippines 2014) will be hosting the much-awaited event. Photo: Miss International

Pampanga's Cyrille Payumo is Miss Charm Philippines 2025

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Cyrille Payumo, a 26-year-old fashion model from Porac, Pampanga, has been officially designated as Miss Charm Philippines 2025. Her crowning took place on May 22 in Pasay City, following the Miss Universe Philippines 2024 competition where she was one of the Top 10 finalists. Before the national pageant, she was crowned Miss Universe Philippines - Pampanga 2024 last January in Mabalacat where she earned the right to represent the Culinary Capital of the Philippines. Cyrille is no stranger to pageantry, having joined Mutya ng Pilipinas 2019 where she placed first runner-up and went on to win Miss Tourism International 2019 in Malaysia. She is now expected to represent the Philippines at the Miss Charm 2025 competition in Vietnam. The country's representative for this year's Miss Charm will be Baguio's Krishnah Marie Gravidez, Miss Universe Philippines 2023 Top 3 finalist. Meet the new Miss Charm Philippines: View this post on Instagram A post shared by C

Miss Supranational Philippines 2025 is Tarah Valencia of Baguio City

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Baguio City's Tarah Valencia was crowned Miss Supranational Philippines 2025 shortly after the glittering Miss Universe Philippines 2024 pageant on Wednesday in Pasay City. The 23-year-old, who placed third runner-up, will be preparing to represent the Philippines at Miss Supranational 2025 possibly next summer in Poland. Tarah is a hospitality management graduate of the University of Baguio. Prior to her stint at this year's Miss Universe Philippines, she won the titles Miss Baguio Turismo 2023 and Miss HRAB 2023. The Philippines will be represented at Miss Supranational 2024, to be held this July in Nowy Sącz, by Alethea Ambrosio from Bulacan. Meet the new Miss Supranational Philippines: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tarah Valencia (@tarah.valencia) Photos: The Miss Philippines, Seven Barretto / Tarah Valencia / Instagram

Iloilo City's Alexie Mae Brooks crowned Miss Eco International Philippines 2025

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Alexie Mae Brooks was officially designated as Miss Eco International Philippines 2025 in a ceremony following the Miss Universe Philippines 2024 pageant on May 22 in Pasay City. The 22-year-old national athlete from Iloilo City is now expected to represent the Philippines at Miss Eco International 2025 in Egypt on a date yet to be announced. She succeeds Cebu City's Chantal Elise Schmidt, who placed first runner-up at Miss Eco International 2024 which was held last month in Cairo. Before joining this year's Miss Universe Philippines where she was one of the heavy favorites, Alexie was crowned Miss Iloilo 2024 last January. Aside from her Top 10 finish among 53 contestants, she also went home with the Best in National Costume as well as special awards from sponsors such as Face of Avon, Miss Buscopan, Miss JellLife, and Miss Zonrox. Here's the new Miss Eco Philippines in her green Rian Fernandez gown: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alexie C

Ahtisa Manalo to represent the Philippines at Miss Cosmo 2024

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Ahtisa Manalo was crowned Miss Cosmo International Philippines 2024 in a ceremony following the Miss Universe Philippines 2024 competition on Wednesday, May 22 in Pasay City. The first-ever Miss Cosmo Philippines will now represent her country at the Miss Cosmo 2024 pageant, the inaugural edition, in Vietnam. Hailing from Quezon Province, the 26-year-old entrepreneur is a former Binibining Pilipinas International (Miss International Philippines) who placed first runner-up at Miss International 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. A top favorite to win this year's Miss Universe Philippines title, Ahtisa finished as second runner-up to unexpected but deserving winner from Bulacan, Chelsea Manalo. Based in Vietnam, Miss Cosmo is the newest international pageant founded by Unimedia and its first edition is set to take place in Ho Chi Minh City later this year. With the slogan "Impactful Beauty", the pageant aims to create a platform to empower women around the world, where they can raise th

FAVORITES: Best of the Miss Universe Philippines 2024 coronation night

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The Miss Universe Philippines 2024 pageant culminated on Wednesday, May 22 at a top-of-mind venue for entertainment and sports events in the Philippines, the Mall of Asia Arena (MOA). Bulacan's Chelsea Manalo took home the coveted crown from a field of 53 contestants following the highly competitive rounds of swimsuit, evening gown, and interviews. Her victory marked a historic milestone in Philippine pageantry as she became the first-ever Filipina-African American woman to hold the Miss Universe Philippines title. She was crowned by outgoing queen Michelle Dee as her country's official representative to Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico possibly this November. Now talking about the best of the night, if we were to hand out some special awards, here are our winners: --- FACE OF THE COMPETITION 1st - Baguio, Tarah Valencia 2nd - Bulacan, Chelsea Manalo 3rd - Quezon Province, Ahtisa Manalo --- BEST IN SWIMSUIT 1st - Bulacan, Chelsea Manalo 2nd - Quezon Province, Ahtisa Manalo 3rd - Ca

Miss Universe Philippines 2024 is Chelsea Manalo of Bulacan

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Chelsea Manalo was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2024 during the grand coronation night on Wednesday, May 22 at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila. The 24-year-old model from Meycauayan, Bulacan bested over 50 other contestants to win the coveted national title. She will represent the Philippines at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico later this year. Stacey Gabriel of Cainta was named first runner-up while the representatives of Quezon Province, Maria Ahtisa Manalo, Baguio City, Tarah Valencia, and Taguig, Christi McGarry were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. This year's pageant was hosted by former Miss Universe R'Bonney Gabriel, Emmy award-winning host Jeannie Mai, and actor Alden Richards with Gabbi Garcia and Tim Yap. Last year's winner and Miss Universe 2023 Top 10 finalist Michelle Dee of Makati crowned her successor at the end of the event. The new Miss Universe Philippines will be the first-ever woman of color (Filipino-

LIVE UPDATES: Miss Universe Philippines final competition results

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Tonight, one lucky Filipina will be crowned the new Miss Universe Philippines at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila. Michelle Marquez Dee will pass her crown to her successor who will represent the Philippines at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico later this year. Tonight's live show will feature 53 of the country's most beautiful and empowered women with one goal in mind, to fulfill their dreams of conquering the universe. Hosted by Jeannie Mai, former Miss Universe R'Bonney Gabriel and actor Alden Richards with Gabbi Garcia and Tim Yap, the show will stream live on the  Empire Philippines  YouTube channel. You also don't want to miss musical performances from Lola Amour, RuPaul's Drag Race superstar Marina Summers, and Thai celebrity Win Metawin Opas-iamkajorn. Former titleholders Beatrice Luigi Gomez and Ariella Arida are among the esteemed panel of judges. Fans (11th judge) may also vote in real-time on the official MUPH app. Who will be crowned Miss U

Here's where to watch Miss Universe Philippines 2024 final livestream

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The much-awaited Miss Universe Philippines 2024 grand coronation night is happening tonight at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. One deserving Filipina will walk away with the coveted title and the opportunity to represent the Philippines at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico this November. If you can't make it to the official venue, you can still watch the final show in the comfort of your own home, anywhere you are in the world. To watch the live streaming of the competition from 8 p.m. local time, just go to the Empire Philippines official YouTube channel. Here's where to watch it: Photo: Miss Universe Philippines

Philippines' Kirsten Dawn Delerio crowned Miss Fitness Supermodel World 2024

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Kirsten Dawn Delerio of the Philippines beat 18 other contestants to win Miss Fitness Supermodel World 2024 on Saturday, May 18 in Vung Tau, Vietnam. The 18-year-old model hailing from Talisay, Cebu became the first Asian and Filipina to win the international title. Elizabeth Tran of the USA was named first runner-up while the contestants from Algeria, Ines Belkacem, Vietnam, Truong Thi Tuyet Mai, and Nigeria, Sophia Eze, were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. This year's event marked the second edition of the Miss Fitness Supermodel World competition. The new Miss Fitness Supermodel World succeeds last year's winner Natalija Mišerda from Croatia. Miss Fitness Supermodel World is a pageant that showcases physical strength and trendy fashion. It provides a platform for vibrant personalities to radiate positivity and friendliness. Photos: Miss Fitness Supermodel World

FAVORITES: Miss Universe Philippines 2024 Top 12 early favorites

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After weeks of pre-pageant events and challenges, it's almost showtime for this year's Miss Universe Philippines competition. Fifty-three contestants from around the country and the Filipino communities abroad are currently vying for the highly coveted national title. The Miss Universe Philippines 2024 preliminary competition gala night will be held this Sunday, May 19 at The Manila Hotel. On May 22, the much-awaited grand final coronation night will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena (MOA) in Pasay City. Who will be the next Miss Universe Philippines? Meet our Top 12 early favorites: TOP 12 (in alphabetical order) Australia - Kymberlee Street Bacoor - Victoria Velasquez Vincent Baguio - Tarah Valencia Cainta - Stacey Gabriel Hawaii - Patricia Bianca Tapia Iloilo City - Alexie Mae Brooks Palawan - Raven Doctor Pampanga - Cyrille Payumo Quezon Province - Ahtisa Manalo Northern California - Kayla Jean Carter Taguig - Christi McGarry Zambales - Anita Rose Gomez Special mentio

Miss Universe Philippines 2024 Top 5 for runway challenge announced

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The Top 5 finalists for the runway challenge of the Miss Universe Philippines 2024 pageant have been officially announced. They are Matea Mahal Smith of Florida, Alexie Brooks of Iloilo City, Angel Rose Tambal of Leyte, Maria Ahtisa Manalo of Quezon Province, and Stephanie Faye Gerona of Quirino. The same with the swimsuit and interview challenge, the Top 5 wearing Jojo Bragais shoes for the runway were determined entirely by fan votes. One of the beauties will be the winner and automatically earn a spot in the finals on May 22 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila. This year's Miss Universe Philippines and Michelle Dee's successor will represent the country at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico this November. Head over to the official app to vote for other challenges. Tickets for the finals can be purchased on the SM Tickets website. Photo: Miss Universe Philippines / Instagram

Miss Philippines Earth 2024 is Irha Mel Alfeche of Matanao, Davao del Sur

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Irha Mel Alfeche of Matanao, Davao del Sur was crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2024 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, May 11 in Talakag, Bukidnon. The 24-year-old special needs education graduate bested 28 other contestants to win the national title. She will now prepare to represent the Philippines at Miss Earth 2024 later this year. Feliz Clareianne Thea Recentes of Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte bagged the Miss Philippines Air 2024 title while Samantha Dana Bug-os of Baco, Oriental Mindoro, Kia Labiano of Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay, and Ira Patricia Malaluan of Batangas City were Miss Philippines Water, Fire and Eco Tourism 2024, respectively. This year's competition which was themed "Heritage" marked the 24th edition of the annual Miss Philippines Earth pageant. Last year's winner  Yllana Marie Aduana of Siniloan, Laguna and her elemental court Kerri Reilly, Jemimah Joy Zabala, Sha'uri Livori, and Athena Claire Auxillo crowned their respective succes

LIVE UPDATES: Miss Philippines Earth 2024 Final Competition Results

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After weeks of activities, 29 eco beauties from across the Philippines will compete tonight for the coveted title of Miss Philippines Earth 2024. Hosted by James Deakin and former Miss Earth Karla Henry, the much-awaited grand coronation night will be held in Talakag, Bukidnon. This year's event which is themed "Heritage" will be the 24th edition of the annual Miss Philippines Earth pageant. Live streaming of the final show will be available on its official YouTube and Facebook page from 8 p.m. local time. The winner of tonight's competition will be crowned by last year's winner Yllana Marie Aduana of Siniloan, Laguna, and will represent the Philippines at Miss Earth 2024. Reigning queens, Miss Earth 2023 Drita Ziri from Albania and her elemental court Do Thi Lan Anh from Vietnam and Cora Bliault from Thailand will also be special guests. Who will be the next Miss Philippines Earth? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Earth (@mi