The 55 Official Candidates of Miss Asia Pacific International 2019 pose at the poolside of Manila Marriott Hotel after the successful Press Presentation.
Tonight, they will all be headed to Quirino Province for an out-of-town trip before the two important Preliminary Events on October 4 (National Costume Competition and Continental Queens’ Awarding) and 5 (Swimsuit/Evening Gown Preliminaries) at the PICC.
Back to the Press Presentation, voted as Miss Asia Pacific International 2019 Darling of the Press was Ana Maria Ciritel of Romania 🇷🇴 followed by 1st Runner-Up: Klyza Castro of the Philippines 🇵🇭 and 2nd Runner-Up: Silindokuhle Mbali Dlamini of South Africa 🇿🇦
Additional voting winners are: Miss Missosology: Nguyễn Thị Thu Hiền of Vietnam 🇻🇳 and Miss OPMB Worldwide: Dennise Nicole Ligpitan of Germany 🇩🇪
Early favorites emerged and they are the candidates from South Africa, Spain, Costa Rica, Cameroon, Thailand, Netherlands, Colombia, Japan, Romania, Cambodia and the Philippines.
Good luck to everyone in the competition!
In this blog entry are photos taken from the well-attended Mutya Pilipinas 2019 Press Conference with the new Queens – Klyza Castro, April May Short, Tyra Rae Goldman, Cyrille Payumo and Maxinne Nicole Rangel plus Pageant President Ms Cory Quirino – held alongside a sumptuous Chinese lauriat hosted by Hai Shin Lou Restaurant in Makati City.
The Mutya Pilipinas 2019 Queens and Ms Cory Quirino pose with Ben Chiong, owner of Hai Shin Lou
Just to update you all, Mutya Pilipinas Asia-Pacific International 2019 Klyza Castro will begin her quest for a back-to-back win in Miss Asia-Pacific International 2019 here in Manila beginning September 26 all the way to the finals come October 9.
On the other hand, Mutya Pilipinas World Top Model 2019 April May Short will start her training with PMAP (Professional Models Association of the Philippines) next week before flying to France en route to Monte Carlo in the Principality of Monaco for the World top Model competition that will run from December 11-14.
Tyra Rae Goldman, Mutya Pilipinas Tourism International 2019, is gearing up for the Miss Tourism International 2019/2020 Pageant that will happen in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from October 22 till the second week of November.
Watch out for my blogs about each one of them on normannorman.com soon!
5’9″ Klyza Castro of Davao City and 5’11” April May Short of Zamboanga City made it a 1-2 punch of victory for Mindanao in Mutya Pilipinas 2019 after they were crowned as the country’s representatives this year for Miss Asia Pacific International here in Manila and World Top Model in Monaco.
Both ladies will have their hands full the coming months as they prepare for their respective pageant missions.
Tyra Goldman of Nevada is now the first overseas community representative to win the right to represent us in Malaysia’s Miss Tourism International.
Early strong contender – the statuesque Cyrille Payumo of Pampanga – faltered in her Top 6 Q&A and settled for 1st Runner-Up honors.
Here now is the complete set of winners for Mutya Pilipinas 2019
Mutya Pilipinas Asia-Pacific International 2019:
Klyza Castro – Davao City
Mutya Pilipinas World Top Model Philippines 2019:
April May Short – Zamboanga City
Mutya Pilipinas Tourism International 2019:
Tyra Goldman – Nevada
Mutya Pilipinas Overseas Communities 2019:
Louise Janica Arroyo An – California
Cyrille Payumo – Pampanga
Maxinne Nicole Rangel – Padre Garcia, Batangas
Congratulations to all!
38 of the 40 Official Candidates for Mutya Pilipinas 2019 have already been selected by an esteemed panel headed by President Cory Quirino at the Ascott Makati.
The 38 ladies include the provincial winners and the representatives of the Overseas Filipino Communities of Los Angeles, Arizona, Ilinois, Nevada, New Jersey, Bahrain, UAE, Canada and Australia. Two more seeded delegates will check-in this coming Monday to complete the roster.
Standouts are two statuesque ladies from New Jersey (Ysabel Napiza) and Pampanga (Cyrille Payumo) plus Karla Lasquite of Cebu and Klyza Castro of Davao City.
Get to know them more during the Press Presentation this coming August 1 at Citadines Manila Bay.