Yesterday at the Kalayaan Room of St. Giles Hotel in Makati Avenue, the sixteen (16) Official Candidates of Miss Makati 2018 were introduced to select members of the media in an event that will form part of the celebrations for the 348th Foundation Anniversary of the City of Makati, also called Makati Makisalo. One of them will be crowned as the big winner on June 9 during the Finals to be held at Globe Circuit Makati Event Grounds.
The 16 ladies vying for the title are:
The City of Makati, on the occasion of its 348th foundation anniversary, will be holding the annual search for Miss Makati 2018. Sixteen lovely ladies from different barangays will vie for the following titles : Miss Makatizen the woman who harnesses the power of technology for positive influence and who is adept with the innovative programs of the City, Miss Makati Tourism the woman who, through her personality, can effectively encourage more visitors and investors to Makati and Miss Makati the reflection of the City of Makati: forward thinking yet rooted in Filipino values, modern yet charming, strong yet graceful, welcoming and empowering. Spearheading the pageant is Makati Mayor Mar-len Abigail S. Binay through the Museum and Cultural Affairs Office.
Founded in 1990 under the supervision of Miss Rosalinda Cervantes, Miss Makati aims to promote women empowerment and at the same time, foster the city’s cultural and tourism programs. Titleholders will actively promote the city as a vibrant destination and immerse in various social development programs of the local government.
Prizes at stake are P100,000 for Miss Makatizen, P150,000 for Miss Makati Tourism and P200,000 for Miss Makati 2018. Special awards will also be given out during the pageant.
The coronation ceremony of Miss Makati 2018 will take place on June 9, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the Globe Circuit Makati Event Grounds. Miss Makati is one of the featured events of the 348th Araw ng Makati, dubbed Makati Makisalo.