Before the actual virtual challenges of Miss Universe Philippines 2021 begin, I will endeavor to short-list 30 ladies from the announced Top 100 and see how they will compare to the actual 30 Official Candidates who will vie for the title on September 25.
This is a mix of the familiar, the experienced and my gut-feel good performers. They are:
Beatrice Luigi Gomez
Izabella Jasmine Umali
Steffi Rose Aberasturi
Leren Mae Bautista
Victoria V. Vincent
Darren Jane Genobisa
Janela Joy Cuaton
Maria Ingrid Santamaria
Charlene Jay Bailey
Zandra Mae Diokno
Gliyam Marianna Cundangan
Jane Nichole Miñano
Your “premature” choices, dear readers?
Will Ramona Yamat be in abloom in time for Bb. Pilipinas 2016?
Now this girl should come just a wee bit close under my radar because she is a resident of Parañaque City. Besides, she came very close to winning Bb. Parañaque 2014 where she placed 1st Runner-Up. And during Miss Casino Filipino 2013, she was also considered a standout when she bannered ACF (Airport Casino Filipino
) and reached the Top 10 in a very strong batch for the contest. She also participated in Miss Tourism Philippines 2013 which made that year extra busy for Ramona Yamat
This 2016, Mona could be ushered in to a likely application and screening with Bb. Pilipinas. And gut-feel tells me that she could be part of the comebacking Team JDV (which has been quite successful in shrouding their entries in secrecy so far). I could also be blindsided and looking at the wrong direction. Regardless, what’s more important is that this eye candy finds herself pitted against the other entrants for 2016.
Good luck, Ramona Yamat! 😉
Ramona during Miss Casino Filipino 2013
Eight of the more eye-catching candidates of Miss Tourism World Philippines 2013.
Aiyana’s participation surprised me a bit.
When the 32 Official Candidates of Miss Tourism World Philippines 2013 were introduced to the media late (at Club Filipino in Greenhills) last week, I was surprised to see Bb. Pilipinas 2013 alumna Aiyana Camille Mickiewicz wearing pin #23 and posing in her two-piece swimsuit with the other contenders. Not that I find anything wrong with her move. I just thought that she would consider Miss World Philippines 2013 first as her next pit stop coming from Araneta Coliseum. Perhaps, she finds going to Africa (for the international representation) a big come-on.
At any rate, she easily stood out as one of the more noteworthy ladies in this batch, along with seven more ladies pictured above.
The winner of the local pageant will have a most unforgettable pageant assignment abroad. Just imagine traveling deep into the heart of the African continent and staying in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea for around two weeks come October (world finals is set for October 12). This could be the experience of the lifetime for the winner of Miss Tourism World Philippines 2013.
The 2013 Miss Tourism World Philippines Grand Coronation Night will be held on May 17, 2013, 7:00PM at the AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City to be telecast at GMA News TV Channel 11 on June 2, 2013 at 9:00PM.
Good luck to all the candidates! 😉