This quartet is easily getting the biggest initial noise with their just-announced candidacy for Miss World Philippines 2018 – Katarina Rodriguez, Maureen Montagne, Kim De Guzman and Arienne Calingo. And it is up to them (and their respective fans/supporters) to keep the momentum on their side or allow the other contenders to make significant inroads into the competition itself.
Personally, I would never take anything lightly because there are so many potential winners among the thirty-three other successful aspirants. I can name at least 1/4 of the rest as capable of pulling a win (but not for now). And we still haven’t seen the three ladies from the overseas Filipino Communities who will complete the roster of 40.
So all I can say is this.
Let the (bloody) Battle of Beauties begin!
Now comes Micaella Alyssa Muhlach Alvarez who was one of the attention-grabbing aspirants during yesterday’s Miss World Philippines 2018 screening. Her face is hard to miss, especially that kibitzers would take interest in the beautiful daughter of actress Almira Muhlach and former PBA cager Paul Alvarez, plus niece of popular actor Aga Muhlach.
But more than the instant showbiz/celebrity connection, this lady has already started making a niche for herself in the entertainment industry as an acoustic singer who has a Gold Record Award to her name and a nomination during the 24th Awit Awards for Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist with her song “Solo”.
She has entered a world not entirely different to where she came from. The on-cam demands are different, though. And this 22 year-old – trained by KF – is all set to be glammed up for a national crown.
Watch out for Yssa!
Empire.ph & Mercator Models – through its Head, Jonas Gaffud – unveil a new modeling competition for Males and Females.
This is #GLAM (Global Asian Model).
There will be five (5) winners who will all participate in international competitions. Three males: one each for Manhunt Philippines, GLAM Philippines Men, and Best Model of the World – Men; and two females : GLAM Philippines – Female and Best Model of the World – Female.
Do check out the posters below for qualifications and other requirements.
Finals Night will be on October 27.
The GLAM International Finals is an international competition conceptualized to celebrate the Asian heritage, where any model with Asian blood can represent a country and compete to be the next Asian superstar. One year placement in Manila, Bangkok, Singapore and an appearance in Los Angeles, USA. The Best Model of the World Philippine winners will compete in Istanbul. Turkey come December this year. And finally, Manhunt Philippines will be chosen to represent the country in Gold Coast, Australia from November 26- December 2, 2018.
Please email resume and photos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
#glam #manhunt #bestmodel #empireph #mercator
Congratulations are in order for these 37 (of 40) beauties! The Official Candidates of Miss World Philippines 2018
1. Barmae Chua
2. Erica Larkins
3. Kylah Sanchez
4. Alyssa Muhlach
5. Tamara Caballero
6. Katarina Rodriguez
7. Neesha Murjani
8. Marie Danica Reynes
9. Crissia del Atienza
10. Jigg Kirsty Ang
11. Angeline Mae Santos
12. Arienne Calingo
13. Kim De Guzman
14. Marianne Marquez
15. Michelle Oliva
16. Chanel Morales
17. Jerelleen Rodriguez
18. Maria Gail Devora Tobes
19. Mary Jeanne Boniao
20. Rose Murphy
21. Katrina Zayas Acaylar
22. Joemay-an Leo
23. Pearl Hung
24. Maria Divine Angela Veranga
25. Gianna Llanes
26. Eiffel Rosalita
27. Angelica Estrevillo
28. Paulina Labayo
29. Abbyjun Dizor
30. Denielle Denj Magno
31. Angelica Tuzon
32. Annalita Pagunsan Vizcarra
33. Elaiza Alzona
34. Maureen Montagne
35. Pauline Deveraturda
36. Bettina Penales
37. Kathryn Jade Cudiamat
The last 3 ladies to complete the final 40 candidates will be announced next week because they will come from Filipino Communities overseas. #MWP2018
Above are just 36 of the ladies who are being screened right now for Miss World Philippines 2018. More should already be inside the restricted judging area. Around sixty-five (65) aspirants are expected to take part.
The more familiar faces and names who showed up so far are: Katarina Rodriguez, Kim de Guzman, Maureen Montagne, Arienne Calingo, Elaiza Alzona, Rose Murphy, Jerelleen Rodriguez, Maria Gail Tobes, Alyssa Muhlach Alvarez, Pearl Hung and Chanel Morales.
Photos by Joy Arguil
Kim de Guzman
Alyssa Muhlach Alvarez
Maria Gail Tobes
Earlier in the day, the Miss World Philippines Organization conducted its screening of candidates for Mr. World Philippines 2018 at the House Manila. The good-looking (and nicely desirable) Filipino aspirants trooped to the venue where they were assessed by a panel headed by Miss World Philippines 2017 Laura Lehmann amd Miss Eco International 2018 Cynthia Thomalla.
There is a good assortment of applicants who came – models, professionals, students, showbiz upstarts and previous pageant winners.
It’s still too early to tell how the actual competition will unravel for #MrWorldPhilippines2018, but the two aspirants who really stood out today have something in common between the two of them – Italy.
Marco Poli – Fil-Italian who at 6’3” is the tallest enlister today. He has a quiet charm all his own. But once he speaks, one can sense the no-nonsense quality of his answers. He is also one mean chef in the kitchen.
Former Mister Philippines titleholder Denver Hernandez – a full-blooded Filipino raised in Italy who is a force onstage and off because of his very masculine appeal, much like a discerning brute who mixes Pinoy suave with Italian machismo. He represented the country in the Dominican Republic during Men Universe Model 2017.
Let’s see if these two guys can sustain the marked impressions or allow the other comers to get in the way of getting closer to the titles at stake. They are shoo-ins to become Official Candidates, after all.
Supermodel International 2018 will have its World Final in Bangkok, Thailand on September 14.
And the Philippines will be strongly represented by the excitingly beautiful Ruffa Nava.
Be it in color or B/W, she is an absolute stunner!
Can’t wait to see her burn the competition runway soon!