A rare back-to-back win in an international pageant for the Philippines has been done only three times and Bb. Pilipinas-Globe Chelsea Fernandez, who is in Tirana, Albania for the Miss Globe 2022 pageant, is crossing her fingers to become the fourth Filipina to achieve the feat.
“I will do my best to give you a back-to-back win and make another history for our country, please pray for me,” said the 23-year-old mass communication graduate. Chelsea is competing against 80 plus candidates from around the world in the finals set on October 15 at the National Opera and Ballet Theater in Tirana.
Can Chelsea inherit Maureen Montagne’s crown and follow in the footsteps of back-to-back achievers Gloria Dimayacyac (Miss Asia Quest 1983), Angeli Dione Gomez (Miss Tourism International 2013), and Angelia Ong (Miss Earth 2015)?
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Mrs. Universe Philippines 2022 winners
Mrs. Quezon City Veronica Yu bested 18 candidates and snagged the Mrs. Universe Philippines 2022 title during the coronation night held at the Grand Ballroom of Okada Manila on Sunday.
Yu, a mother and entrepreneur venturing into emerging businesses, will lead five other Philippine representatives, named during the night, in Mrs. Universe 2022 pageant to be held in South Korea in December.
They are Mrs. Universe Philippines FDN-North Pacific Asia 2022 Gines Shainnon Angeles, Mrs. Universe Philippines FDN Northeast Asia 2022 Lady Chatterly Alvaro, Mrs. Universe Philippines FDN West Pacific Asia 2022 Jeannie Jarina, Mrs. Universe Philippines FDN Pacific Continental 2022 Jessa Macaraig, and Mrs. Universe Philippines FDN Continental Asia 2022 Michelle Solinap.
Mrs. Universe Philippines 2022 was produced and presented by the Mrs. Universe Philippine Foundation, headed by national director Maria Charo Calalo, in cooperation with 2xsist Events Productions.
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9th Misters of Filipinas’ Festival Kings costume competition
The Misters of Filipinas 2022 held its Festival Kings national costume competition, featuring creations by talented Filipino designers showcasing the traditional Philippine festivals around the country, held at Tanghalang Pasigueño in Pasay City on Saturday.
Presented by PEPPs Foundation Inc & Misters of Filipinas, Top 10 best costumes were named at the culmination of the contest, namely, Isaac Jonathan Barlao (City of Sta. Rosa), Zach Pracale (Laguna), Mark Joseph Cruz (Paranaque City), Gerald Fullante (Camarines Sur), James Reggie Vidal (Ormoc City), Red Pedro (Nueva Ecija), Chris Martines (Municipality of Santa Cruz), Joel Enriquez Alejandro (Malolos, Bulacan), Vincent Rinon (Pulong Sta. Cruz, Santa Rosa), and Kenneth Cruz (Pampanga).
Thirty-five candidates are vying for the titles at stake during the Grand Coronation Night set LIVE at Newport Performing Arts Theater, Newport World Resorts on October 16.