Hours away from the finals of Miss Intercontinental 2019, and the 2018 titleholder – our very own Karen J. Gallman – will crown her successor.
It has been a sweet reign for this beautiful soul who will explore other adventures as she sets sail for the next exciting chapters of her life (and love).
We are proud of you! 😘
Thank you bringing pride to the Philippines!
Photographed by Esperat Erik
Make up by Dave Quiambao
Assisted by John Paul Base Abagatnan
Tonight at the SUNRISE Montemare Resort in Sharm El Shiekh, Egypt, the most beautiful woman of all continents – or Miss Intercontinental 2019 – will be crowned as the successor of the reigning Karen J. Gallman.
Will it be our Miss Philippines Emma Tiglao scoring a back-to-back victory?
The Finals will be live streamed on FB or the pageant’s YouTube channel (which should start around 1am-2am of early Saturday morning here in Manila).
Watch out for it!
In the meantime, watch a video of the Preliminary Competition.
And Miss Philippines Emma Tiglao has arrived in Sharm El Shiekh, Egypt to begin her quest for a back-to-back win with the reigning Karen Gallman in Miss Intercontinental 2019.
Emma was wearing a Furne Amato number when she showed up for the first time in the host resort – Sunrise Montemare Resort.
Megan and Pia
If you missed the live broadcast of the Opening Ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Philippine Arena, eleven of our international beauty queens paraded with the eleven participating nations in the biennial regional sporting event that drew a full house in the gigantic venue.
Pia Wurtzbach, Megan Young, Precious Lara Quigaman, Karen Gallman, Jamie Herrell, Angelia Ong, Karen Ibasco, Cynthia Thomalla, Sharifa Akeel, Jannie Alipo-on and Sophia Senorom added World-Class Beauty to the proceedings when they led each of the SEA Games nations during the parade onstage.
Just in case you missed it, you can watch below:
Amidst all the controversies (and unforgiveable embarrasments) with the initial days of SEA Games hosting in the country, the Opening Ceremony this coming Saturday, November 30, should be a source of pride for Filipinos. Aside from the showcase of World-Class singing talents, the muses of the participating countries in the region’s biennial sporting event will be eleven (11) of our international beauty titleholders, namely:
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach for Team Philippines
Miss World 2013 Megan Young for Team Indonesia
Miss International 2005 Precious Lara Quigaman for Team Malaysia
Miss Earth 2014 Jamie Herrell for Team Singapore
Miss Earth 2015 Angelia Ong for Team Thailand
Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco for Team Myanmar
Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman for Team Brunei
Miss Eco International 2018 Cynthia Thomalla for Team Laos
Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 Sharifa Akeel for Team Vietnam
Miss Tourism International 2017 Jannie Alipo-on for Team East Timor
Miss Multinational 2017 Sophia Senoron for Team Cambodia
Let’s hope that things go on an upswing after the festive start.
The video below is part of the Añejo Passion Series on CNN Philippines. It features Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman who will crown her successor in Egypt less than a week before Christmas this year.
Karen spent the last week in Galle, Sri Lanka. Being an avid traveler, she is enjoying all the country-hopping benefits that come with the title.
Fifteen (15) days in Egypt for Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2019 Emma Tiglao who will represent the country in Miss Intercontinental 2019 where she will aim for a back-to-back win. The reigning winner is Karen Gallman.
Host venue will be SUNRISE Montemare Resort in Sharm El Shiekh, Egypt from December 6-20.