The girls have been culled from over 100 aspirants that flocked to the Binibining Pilipinas offices since the beginning of the year.
Since then, the girls have been involved in a gamut of activities that included beauty and personality devt sessions, outreach activities, television promotions and sponsors visits.
AMONG THE FRONTRUNNERS:
|# 15 Pia Wurztbach|
|#13 Charmaine Elima|
|# 16 Cindy Miranda|
|# 31 Mariel de Leon, daughter of |
Christopher de Leon & Sandy Andolong
|# 34 Shan Apuad|
|# 41 Ara Arida|
|# 39 Mutya Datul|
Pageant night on April 14 is expected to have an array of past beauty queens who captivated the international pageant stage such as former Miss Universe queens Gloria Diaz and Margie Moran, and former Miss International winners Precious Lara Quigaman, Aurora Pijuan and Melanie Marquez.
WORLD- CLASS BINIBINIS:
|1969 Miss Universe Gloria Diaz|
|1970 Miss International Aurora McKinney Pijuan|
|1970 Miss International with her runners up|
|1973 Miss Universe Final Two|
|1973 Miss Universe is Margie Moran from the Philippines of course|
|1979 Miss International is Melanie Marquez|
|1979 Miss International with runners up|
|2005 Miss International Precious Lara Quigaman|
|Precious in her pineapple- inspired National Costume|
|Precious with her runners up|
The coronation night will be staged at the Smart Araneta Coliseum be aired live on ABS-CBN. It will be hosted by seasoned artists Martin Nievera and Dawn Zulueta together with Venus Raj and Shamcey Supsup.