40 Binibining Pilipinas candidates vie for five crowns
As if the summer weren’t already scorching hot, temperatures are bound to rise higher tonight as 40 beautiful Filipinas compete for five Binibining Pilipinas titles at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
As the 53rd edition of Binibining Pilipinas crowns five new queens tonight, the country’s representatives Miss Universe, Miss International, Miss Intercontinental, Miss Supranational and Miss Tourism will also be known.
Expectations are high for 2016’s pageant, what with the winning streak of last year’s queens.
Miss Universe Philippines 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach made headlines when she was crowned Miss Universe in a much talked about coronation night in the United States. Bb. Pilipinas Tourism 2015 Ann Lorraine Colis also gave honor to the country when she won Miss Globe 2015 in Canada. Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2015 Christi Lynn McGarry, on the other hand, was hailed 1st runner-up in the Miss Intercontinental pageant in Germany.
Though they were not able to bring home the respective international titles they were vying for, both Bb. Pilipinas International 2015 Janicel Lubina and Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2015 Rogelie Catacutan nevertheless finished strong in competition landing spots in Top 10 and Top 20, respectively.
Hopes are high that tonight’s new queens will keep the Philippines’ winning streak in the global beauty pageant streak going. The question is, who among these beautiful faces will make that happen for this beauty pageant-loving country all over again.
Meet this year’s candidates for the 53rd Binibining Pilipinas titles.