The MMG Queen of Hearts Foundation, Inc. has announced that the Mrs. Queen of Hearts Philippines 2020 pageant, set tentatively in the second quarter of this year, will push through as scheduled with major changes in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Following rules and restrictions imposed by the national government under the general community quarantine (GCQ), the board of directors of MMG QHF led by Mitzie Go-Gil, said that the pageant will be done without the physical conduct of the event by holding the process of judging of the winners online.
All the criteria previously announced will be followed. The candidates will be required to prepare and submit videos of their advocacy introduction, evening gown, national costume, and talent presentation.
For the question-and-answer portion, the candidates will be interviewed individually by the judges via zoom or teleconferencing. Contestants are strongly advised to take efforts in securing their votes in the public voting, the platform to be used in the judging of popularity.
The MMG Queen of Hearts Foundation also continued its humanitarian and charity works during this time of the deadly crisis helping in giving away free vitamins and food supplements for senior citizens and stranded IPs living in some areas in Manila, Tondo, Bagong Silang, PAG-ASA, Valenuela, Caloocan, Timog, West Avenue and the PNP General Hospital in Camp Crame.
Meanwhile, another charitable and non-profit organization, led by Board of Directors for Respect: Noble Queen of the Universe, Eren Noche, and reigning Noble Queen of the Universe, actress Patricia Javier along with Atorni Ton, also distributed pandemic packs for frontliners and mediamen these past days.
While former 2014 Mrs. Asia International first runner up, Jessie Maloles who is into food business under her own firm Bless Amare Group of Companies, distributed from her Bless Las Paellas restaurant paella and paella negra food packs to our COVID-19 frontliners and other citizens. Discount to all frontliners are offered in the branch in Vista Mall Sta. Rosa Nuvali for take-out and deliveries.
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Binibining Pilipinas 2020 pageant postponed indefinitely
This years Bb. Pilipinas search has been postponed indefinitely, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI) said in a statement released on social media. The BPCIs decision was expected as large gatherings remain suspended to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The BPCI, headed by Madam Stella Marquez-Araneta, recognizes the pressing and urgent need to protect the health and safety of the candidates, including their families and friends, pageant fans, and the public in general, mindful of the potential and serious risks caused by the pandemic.
Plans to re-schedule pageant activities shall depend on new protocols and restrictions that will be implemented by the government in the next months. But BPCI assured the fans that it still intends to hold the pageant as soon as the situation permits, when the threat of the contagion remains high.
Since May, the BPCI Foundation has distributed food packs to seriously affected families and has partnered with the Department of Agricultures Bureau of Plant Industry to promote and intensify urban gardening in Metro Manila. BPCI also partnered with Pizza Hut in the distribution of boxes of pizza to the frontliners in the different hospitals including Ospital ng Maynila, Ospital ng Makati, San Juan Medical Center, Pasay General Hospital, Gat Andres Hospital, and Jose Abad Santos Hospital.
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