Monday, September 30, 2013

Meet the 2013 Miss Universe China: Ye Jin


A tall and svelte model named Ye Jin (Kim Jin Ye) was crowned Miss Universe China 2013 last September 28, 2013 at the Shanghai Jing An Shangri-La Hotel.

The beauty from Hebei is 25 years old and stands 1.78 m.

She will represent China in the upcoming Miss Universe 2013 pageant, scheduled for November 9th 2013 in Moscow, Russia.


Ye Jin’s court includes the first runner-up Lillian Liu, the second runner-up Alano Wang, the third runner-up Shanshan Zhang and the fourth runner-up Jennifer Wei. 

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Bohol Provl Administrators Cup Dragon Boat Regatta Winners

The Bohol Paddlers Association Inc. (BPAi) staged the 1st Bohol Provincial Administrator’s Cup Dragon Boat Regatta at the Tagbilaran City- Dauis Strait September 28, 2013

The whole- day water sport event kicked off with a coastal clean- up followed by a brief opening program held at the back of the historic Assumption Church in Dauis, Bohol

Eleven teams from all over the province competed in the regatta 200 M Sprints

Here are the winners:

1st           Kainget Sea Dragons
2nd          Dauis Wild Dragons
3rd           Panglao Police Dragons
4th           Payaw B

Here’s a recap of the event in photos:

Your Blogger with the Secretariat

Bohol's T.A.R.S.I.E.R Emergency Response Team takes a break

Prov'l Youth & Sports Coordinator Joel Molina 
Bohol Provl Administrator Ae Damalerio graces the Opening Program

Panglao Police Dragon's Drummer is Atty Rain Calimbayan

Grand Champion: Kainget Sea Dragons

2nd RU: Panglao Police Dragons
Kudos to the BPAi for the successful staging of the event. 

Thanks to Dr Doyet Dumaluan, Atty. Rain Calimbayan, Rey Tirol, Dobap Aparicio, Clarke Pumares

Our Chief: Rey Tirol of RETTI Builders
Dr. Doyet Dumaluan
 Announcer: Dobap Aparicio
Event Marshal: Rey Tirol

Special Thanks:

The Bohol Prov’l Gov’t, Tagb City Govt and the Dauis LGU led by the very supportive Hon. Miriam Sumaylo, Prov'l Administrator Ae Damalerio, Prov'l Youth & Sports Coordinator Joel Molina & the Prov'l Govt Staff

To the sponsors and believers of the emerging number one water sports in Bohol, Daghang Salamat!

Photo Credits:

Japone Manigque

Marisel Bumaat: 1980 DWCT Summer Queen


Back then when Tagbilaran City was just a sleepy and quiet place where life was in perpetual slow motion, beauty pageants were some of the most anticipated events to look forward too

One such pageant was the Search for the 1980 DWCT Summer Queen.

DWCT of course refers to Divine Word College now Holy Name University. The competition focused on the college girls who were taking up summer classes that year

Marisel Bumaat, the eldest of the late Pampyong Bumaat and MaamOfelia Bag-ao Bumaat, was selected the fairest among the winsome ladies who competed during that one- time pageant held at the campus gymnasium

It was such a big event that even Tagbilaran City Mayor Jose Ma. Rocha took time off from his hectic schedule and accepted the invitation to crown the winning beauty 
Marisel Bumaat during her crowning moment
with Lety Tinampay 1976 Miss DWCT & 
Tagbilaran City Mayor Jose Ma. Rocha

with DWCT President Fr. Ted Gapuz SVD 
& Liberal Arts College Dean Nieves Matig-a


Among the ladies who competed were Virginia Timaan, Alice Paylado and my sister Marcel Gatal. Virgie was 1st RU and my sister Marcel Gatal was 4th RU

Ate Marisel who is now Mrs. Bomediano is presently residing in Paranaque after being based abroad for many years

Paging Emily or Maam Ofelia for some additional photos.

Thanks in advance
Thank you Ate Marisel for the wonderful memories

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