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BINIBINING PILIPINAS 2016 TOP 15 FINALISTS

Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Top 15 Finalists

 

 Here are the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Top 15 Finalists in their swimsuits as announced last night, April 17, at the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Grand Coronation Night held at Smart Araneta Coliseum. They are: Binibini 31 Kylie Verzosa Binibini 16 Vina Prulla Openiano Binibini 5 Riana Agatha Pangindian Binibini 38 Angelica Alita Binibini 22 Apriel Smith Binibini 9 Roshiela Tobias Binibini 4 Kimberle Mae Penchon Binibini 13 Joanna Eden Binibini 29 Maxine Medina Binibini 27 Dindi Joy Pajares Binibini 26 Jennifer Ruth Hammond Binibini 11 Nicole Cordoves Binibini 37 Jehza Huelar Binibini 28 Nichole Marie Manalo Binibini 12 Edjelyn Gamboa Viewed 120545 […]

OLIVIA MEDINA AND TOM ESCONDE CENTURY TUNA SUPERBODS NATION 2016 GRAND WINNERS

Olivia Medina and Tom Esconde named Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 Grand Winners

 

 Olivia Medina and Tom Esconde are named Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 Grand Winners during Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 Finals Night held at The Palace Pool Club last Sunday, April 10. Ranking higher among the 26 Superbods Nation 2016 candidates, Olivia and Tom emerged as winners bringing home Php 500,000 each and a 1-year contract with Century Tuna during their reign. Special awards were also given such as Superbod Beachbody awarded to Ambra Gutierrez and Shawn Stansbury; Fitness First Fittest Individual to Ambra Gutierrez and Clint Bondad; Belo Beautiful Skin to Chet Abella and Clint Bondad; Stylish Superbod of […]

Summer Collection 2014.

Solo Online Model Contest Grand Winners welcome the heat with Summer Collection 2014

 

 A cut above the rest, two young models – a male and a female, landed this year’s Solo Online Model Contest Grand Winners and by the looks of their campaign photo shoot, they sure fit to the summer collection the brand is promoting this time. Before we go to the summer collection, let us introduce you first to Solo Online Model Contest Grand Winners. Renee Soraya Hassani, 22 Recently finished Interior Design at Philippine School of Interior Design, Renee is now part of their family business and still wants to pursue modeling, an unlikely path for her. “I want to […]

BB. PILIPINAS 2014 CORONATION NIGHT WINNERS. And the winners are...

Congratulations to all the Bb. Pilipinas 2014 Coronation Night winners

 

 Binibining Pilipinas 2014 (RELATED: Know your Binibining Pilipinas 2014 candidates), the 51st edition of Binibining Pilipinas, will be held tonight March 30, 2014 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City,Philippines. Miss Universe 2013 3rd runner-up Ariella Arida, Miss International 2013 Bea Rose Santiago, Miss Tourism Queen International 2013 Top 10 finalist Joanna Cindy Miranda and Miss Supranational 2013 Mutya Johanna Datul will crown their successors at the end of the event. Aside from four titles, Binibining Pilipinas – Intercontinental title will also be awarded in the pageant. (RELATED: Throwback at Bb. Pilipinas 2013 Coronation Night winners) Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler of Venezuela will be part of the judging panel. Other Bb. Pilipinas 2014 judges includes UAAP MVP Jeron Teng, […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 20 Kenneth Santiago.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 20 Kenneth Santiago

 

 Young entrepreneur Kenneth Santiago is 21 years old and hails from Nueva Ecija. After graduating cum laude in Tourism at the Nueva Ecija Colleges, she established her own business by designing shoes and selling them online and in stores across the city. Although she is a girly girl, she was named ‘Kenneth’ by her father because he wanted to have a son. Kenneth is very active, and enjoys playing badminton and running. In fact, she was a badminton varsity player in her school. She lives a very healthy lifestyle and enjoys buying and preparing vegetables and fruits from the market. […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 19 Mae Liezel J. Ramos.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 19 Mae Liezel J. Ramos

 

 Camarines Sur native Mae Liezel Ramos,23, graduated with a degree in Nursing from the Ateneo de Naga, and is currently studying Medicine at the De LaSalle Health Sciences. She is a pageant veteran; she started joining beauty pageants at 17 years old. “I started joining pageants because I wanted to have a good training ground, to hone my skills for when I join Binibining Pilipinas,” she says. Liezel is a licensed nurse, but she also plans to become a specialist in Internal Medicine. Her interest in medicine was inspired by seeing “gory stuff” in Discovery Channel documentaries. A proud Bicolana, […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 18 Ellore Noelle Punzalan.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 18 Ellore Noelle Punzalan

 

 26 year old Ellore Noelle Punzalan from Las Pinas City is a part time model and Medicine student from the Far Eastern University – NRMF. Apart from being a beauty queen, she hopes to become a good doctor in the future. Her interests are very diverse, ranging from active sports like swimming, biking and Taekwondo, to reading self-help books and watching cartoons. For Ellore, juggling school, work, modeling, hobbies and all of her interests is a challenge, and so she confesses she has never had a boyfriend since birth. Her parents inspired her to join the competition because she wants […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 17 Diana B. Arevalo.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 17 Diana B. Arevalo

 

 25 year old Calapan, Oriental Mindoro native Diana Arevalo was a former welcome ambassador in a major hotel in Macau. A survivor and a hard worker, Diana is proud of having established herself in another country, and has gained more respect for struggles of Filipino workers abroad. Diana’s interests are varied, from reading books, watching documentaries, cooking and make-up. She is also very adventurous and loves eating exotic food. So far, she has tried eating snake, crocodile meat and frog and she looks forward to trying out more exotic delicacies. Binibining Pilipinas 2014 Grand Coronation Night happens on March 30. Go back to Candidate […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 16 Zahara Mae O. Soriano.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 16 Zahara Mae O. Soriano

 

 Zahara Mae Soriano, from Pasig City is a Tourism major from World Citi Colleges. Determined and strong-willed, Zahara supports herself by being a part-time model while studying. Her ambition as well as her mother’s prodding fueled the twenty year old to join the pageant. She idolizes past beauty queen, Dindi Gallardo. Apart from being a beauty queen, Zahara dreams to either follow the footsteps of her family members and obtain a seat in politics or become a psychiatrist. Zahara stays fit by running and jogging, and also enjoys reading books sleeping. She wants to try belly dancing and wind surfing […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 15 Kimverlyn O. Suiza.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 15 Kimverlyn O. Suiza

 

 Marikina-native Kimverlyn Suiza is 25 years old, and formerly worked as a Segment Producer at a top-rating noon time show on local television. Kimverlyn is fiercely independent and is a fighter. The eldest child, she took on the responsibility of taking care of her grandmother and brother. She also survived a brush with death when she had dengue in 2005. Since then she realized she has to do things she loves and live life to the fullest. Her hobbies include singing, dancing and playing the guitar. She is an animal lover, and she enjoys taking care of her dog. Among […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 14 Emma Mary F. Tiglao.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 14 Emma Mary F. Tiglao

 

 Proud Kapampangan, Emma Mary Tiglao hails from the town of Mabalacat. The 19 year old took up Tourism from the Holy Angels University. An early achiever, Emma started schooling at the early age of 5. Not even in her twenties, she is already living independently and adjusting to life in Manila. Now among the youngest contestants in Binibining Pilipinas, she hopes to use her youth and vibrancy to dominate the competition. Emma is an animal lover and she owns several pets. She owns birds, cats, hamsters and fish and even won the Ms. Zoomanity award in a previous pageant she […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 13 Kris Tiffany M. Janson.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 13 Kris Tiffany M. Janson

 

 24 year old Cebuana Kris Tiffany Janson is a Finance Analyst at a packaging company in Manila. Despite her serious job role, she is very fun-loving, free-spirited and adventurous. On her free time, she likes skim boarding, island hopping, travelling and trying out different cuisine. Her main inspiration for joining the Bb. Pilipinas Pageant is her father, who died due to a heart attack. Her father wanted to see her join a prestigious beauty pageant. Despite being away from her family and being away from her comfort zone, she strives to do her best in the competition. One of her […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 12 Sarah Jireh Asido.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 12 Sarah Jireh Asido

 

 Twenty-three year old licensed educator Sarah Jireh Asido hails from Balagtas, Bulacan. She graduated with a double degree in Social Science and Social Studies from the University of Santo Tomas. It has always been her dream to join Binibining Pilipinas and become an inspiration to other women. Sarah is a proud Bulakenya who would like to promote her whole province through the Singkaban Festival, a province-wide festival wherein all cities and municipalities gather to celebrate the culture, food, and festivals in Bulacan. Prior to joining Binibining Pilipinas, Sarah was a high school social studies teacher and a volleyball coach and […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 11 Laura Victoria Lehmann.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 11 Laura Victoria Lehmann

 

 Laura Victoria Lehmann hails from Makati. The 20 year old was pursuing three majors–Psychology, Neuro Science and Spanish Studies in the US before joining the pageant. She was the president of student council. She sacrificed a year of schooling to join the Binibining Pilipinas, but she considers the pageant as a learning experience that will teach her life lessons of discipline and confidence. A combination of beauty, brains and brawn, Laura is also highly skilled in sports. She is part of the Philippine Team of Softball and dabbles in touch rugby. As part of the Philippine Team for softball, she […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 10 Shauna Indra Salina Curran. Photo by Raffy Pedrajita.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 10 Shauna Indra Salina Curran

 

 Half-Scottish, half-Igorot Shauna Indra Salina Curran hails from Baguio City. She is a 22 year old freelance events host and radio DJ in Baguio. Shauna joined Binibining Pilipinas because she wants to showcase the beauty and wisdom of Igorot culture. “The modern Igorota is very respectful of other people’s beliefs. Igorots around the world also treat one another as one big tribe, as one big family, which is something I am very proud of,” she says. An Igorota that continuously inspires Shauna is her own mother. “My mother has been there for me from the very start. I admire her […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 9 Joy Antonette Diaz. Photo by Raffy Pedrajita.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 9 Joy Antonette Diaz

 

 Joy Antonette Diaz, 22, represents Dagupan, but grew up in the United States. A Political Science graduate from the University of California, Irvine, she plans to take up Law and become a family lawyer in the future. She decided to come back to the Philippines to rediscover her roots and join Binibining Pilipinas after graduation. While her return to the country has been smooth sailing so far, Joy admits that it was hard for her to be away from her family, since it was the first time she was away from them. “But I learned to be independent, and I […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 8 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 8 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach

 

 Former ABS-CBN Star Magic artist Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, 24, is from Cagayan de Oro. She took up Culinary Studies at Café Ysabel and worked in England for several months before coming back to Manila. As an actress and model, Pia was her family’s breadwinner, and she considers getting through taking care of her family as one of the best things that happened to her. “I was 11 when I stepped up to become a breadwinner through modeling and acting. Now I’m glad that they’re settled and finally okay. This experienced helped me mature a lot, and I don’t regret it,” […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 7 Aiza Faeldonia.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 7 Aiza Faeldonia

 

 Twenty four year old Sultan Kudarat native Aiza Faeldonia is a part-time model and a graduate of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the Green Valley Foundation Inc. She is very passionate about cooking. The 5’9 stunner is a determined individual and she is a firm believer of positive thinking. In her elementary days, she used to sell vegetables in the market with her grandmother. She takes pride in having a strong mind and a good memory. She is a certified nature-lover, and she also enjoys playing sports like basketball. Binibining Pilipinas 2014 Grand Coronation Night happens on March 30. Go back to Candidate No. […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 6 Anabel Christine G. Tia.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 6 Anabel Christine G. Tia

 

 Misamis Occidental native Anabel Christine Tia is 25 years old. She took up nursing in college. She’s currently an art teacher and a restaurateur. SINGLE AND DREAMING This is her first time to join a pageant, and she flew to Manila just so she can fulfill her dream of becoming a beauty queen. Because of this, she had to sacrifice family time and time for her businesses. “I also said to myself that I will not entertain suitors or have a boyfriend—if I had a boyfriend now, mahahati pa yung time ko. I’d rather have no distractions while I’m in […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 5 Hanna Mariz D. Dela Guerra.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 5 Hannah Mariz D. Dela Guerra

 

 Twenty one year old Hannah Mariz Dela Guerra hails from Mandaluyong City. After graduating with a degree in Management Information Systems from Ateneo de Manila University last year, she was hired as a Technological Consultant Service Reporting Management at one of the biggest technology companies worldwide. A techie as well as a beauty, she balances studies and joining beauty pageants. She won Miss Mandaluyong in 2011. Hannah is the youngest and only girl in her family. Binibining Pilipinas 2014 Grand Coronation Night happens on March 30. Go back to Candidate No. 4 or jump to Candidate No. 6. Viewed 14198 times by 2161 viewers […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 4 Parul Shah.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 4 Parul Shah

 

 PANGASINAN’s PRIDE Half-Indian and half-Filipino Parul Shah, 25, is a Registered Nurse from Pangasinan. This is her second time to join Binibining Pilipinas, and she believes that this year people will see a stronger and better Parul. “You know what they say, when it’s a comeback, it’s more exciting. I really prepared for this; I worked on my weaknesses. I got this second change, and I am going to work harder,” she says. Apart from her Binibini preparations last year, Parul also took the time to volunteer for relief operations in Bohol and Tacloban, and considers this experience as one […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 1 Joanna Angelica Romero.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 3 Joanna Angelica Romero

 

 Hailing from Bicolandia and a proud Bicolana, Joanna Angelica Romero is twenty four years old. Formerly working as a Sales and Marketing Officer for a hotel in Manila, Joanna sacrificed her work to pursue her dream of joining the Binibining Pilipinas and representing the Philippines in an international pageant. Despite the challenges of living alone in Manila and supporting herself financially, Joanna is focused on clutching the crown and finds inspiration in her family. She looks forward to making her father proud when he comes home from abroad to watch her during the pageant in March. Joanna is very passionate about […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 2 Mary Ainjely Manalo.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 2 Mary Ainjely Manalo

 

 Twenty-one year old Mary Ainjely Manalo is from Pasay City. She is a newly-minted Registered Nurse, having graduated from Centro Escolar University last year. She sacrificed the opportunity to immediately work as a nurse in order to pursue her dream of joining Binibining Pilipinas. As an only child, Ainjely is very close to her parents, so she considers her parents’ separation as her biggest struggle in her life. Still, Ainjely is thankful that even separated, her parents have a good relationship with each other and both are very supportive of her bid to become a beauty queen. Ainjely’s hobbies include […]

IN FOCUS. Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 1 Julian Aurine Flores.

In Focus! Binibining Pilipinas Candidate No. 1 Julian Aurine Flores

 

 According to her Binibining Pilipinas 2014 profile, Julian Aurine “Ja” Flores, 23, is from Manila. She has a degree in Hotel and Travel Management from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila. Ja worked as a freelance model before joining Binibining Pilipinas. Her hobbies include traveling, listening to indie music, skateboarding and wakeboarding. She is also a huge fan of the Walking Dead and the Amazing World of Gumball. A NEWBIE IN BEAUTY PAGEANT This is Ja’s first time to join Binibining Pilipinas. She joined upon the encouragement of her mother, who hopes that she can represent the Philippines in the […]