It’s that point of the 12 months once more when magnificence pageants present us with much-needed distractions from all of the bleakness round us. Although the euphoria could also be fleeting, we’ll take it. To paraphrase Rachel Tensions (RuPaul in To Wong Foo, Thanks for The whole lot, Julie Newmar), “Proof that within the Philippines, a factor of magnificence is a pleasure for…precisely 12 months.”
So for now, listed here are the gorgeous individuals bringing pleasure and happiness with their metropolis, nationwide and worldwide titles. Could their reign be fruitful, significant and worthwhile.
Mister Worldwide Philippines 2022—Myron Jude “MJ” Ordillano, 23, an aspiring actor from Parañaque Metropolis, was declared the winner on June 27 at Okada Manila. MIPH nationwide director Atty. Manuel F. Deldio additionally awarded MJ’s court docket: Mark Avendaño of Biñan, Laguna as first runner-up, Leyte’s Michael Ver Anton Comaling as second runner-up; Kitt Cortez of San Juan Metropolis and Andre John Cue of Cagayan de Oro as third and fourth runners-up. My private wager, Godfrey Nikolai Murillo of Macabebe, Pampanga, gained Greatest in Formal Put on and Mister Photogenic and completed within the High 10.
A Pinoy Disney Prince if there was one, MJ will compete on the 14th Mister Worldwide to be held right here in October.
Miss Aura Philippines 2022—Micca Rosal of Agoncillo, Batangas, gained the inaugural native version held at Saint Francis Place Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong Metropolis, on June 25. CEO/Proprietor of MAP Katniss Griffiths and nationwide director Rowee
Lucero are hoping Micca will replicate the victory of our personal Alexandra Religion Garcia, the present international winner, as Micca competes on the seventeenth Miss Aura Worldwide 2022 in Antalya, Turkey, this September.
Miss Elite 2022—Shanon Tampon, 25, emerged first runner-up on the Miss Elite 2022 held in Soma Bay, Egypt, on June 11. The mannequin and pageant veteran additionally gained Miss Elite Asia and Greatest in Night Robe. Quoting Queen Latifah, she posted on her Instagram: “Let your internal queen’s voice come via loud and clear. Be robust, be genuine, be You, and also you’ll do her proud.”
Miss World Philippines. Seven titles have been distributed this 12 months: World—Gwendolyne Fourniol; Supranational—Alison Black; Eco Worldwide—Ashley Subijano Montenegro; Reina Hispanoamericana—Ingrid Santamaria; Eco Teen—Beatriz McLelland; MWP Tourism—Justine Felizarta; and MWP Charity—Cassandra Chan.
Of those “Exceptionally Empowered Queens,” Alison, a ballerina from Las Piñas, is the primary to compete internationally at Miss Supranational, with the finals on July 16 Manila time.
Queen of Cagayan de Oro 2022—Full disclosure: I used to be a decide when this transgender pageant, organized by Barbie Lindelle Neri, declared its first winner, the ravishing Bembem Radaza. “After I was youthful, I at all times dreamt of being a magnificence queen. Rising up, pageantry has been my love and keenness. Coming from the Metropolis of Golden Friendship, I took the pleasure of representing our metropolis to nationwide and worldwide pageants previous to the beginning of social media,” she stated.
Embem’s subsequent quest would be the Queen Philippines Pageant 2022, the brainchild of couturier Cary Santiago with co-presenter Bea Zobel de Ayala Jr. The coronation night time can be on August 20 on the Waterfront Cebu Metropolis Lodge.
Miss International 2022—Shane Tormes, from Atimonan, Quezon, gained this pageant on June 11 in Bali, Indonesia. As the primary Pinay winner, the worldwide title is a becoming finale to Shane’s storied pageant journey.
Miss Worldwide Queen 2022—A transparent favourite upon her arrival in Thailand, the Cebuana magnificence follows within the footsteps of fellow Pinay winners Kevin Balot (2012) and Trixie Maristela (2015).
On finals night time on June 25, Fuschia Anne Ravena posted: “A transwoman as soon as stated, ‘We now have to be seen. We shouldn’t be ashamed of who we’re.’ Tonight we declare our energy and take our area as we rejoice variety, visibility, and love.”
However by the morning after she gained, she was in disbelief, saying: “It truthfully nonetheless seems like a dream. The whole lot hasn’t sunk into me but. It’s wonderful how well-received and welcome I’m right here. As a lot as I like and revel in my time right here, I cant wait to be again dwelling. The Philippines, see you very quickly!”