After watching last Sunday’s Bb Pilipinas Primer shown on ABS CBN Channel 2, a major shake up in my final prediction list was simply inevitable
Some of the so- called frontrunners and heavy faves came tumbling down and some came out from nowhere to stake a claim for one of the five Binibini crowns at stake this year. In other words, some sizzled and some fizzled out
THE HEAVY FAVORITES
I am now a major Laura Victoria Lehmann convert after watching and listening to her during the TV primer. The television cameras simply love her and boy! Can the girl talk! Love the way she expresses herself.
Kris Janson wowed me too with her delicate Castilian features. Yvethe Marie is a big wow too and she opened the whole shebang with a strong and marvelous presentation. Beauty & brains indeed.
Hannah Sison was a revelation also. She came across as a modern Filipina who is successful in her chosen career.
PiaWurztbach is safely up there too. Bianca Guidotti came out as endearing and warm and very genuine. MJ and Diane are within striking distance
Parul Shah keeps mesmerizing everyone with her dazzling smile and she smolders with her sensuous & sexy presence
Finally, my sentimental favorite is Joy Marie Gangan who just might squeeze in the winners’ circle if only because her beauty is the type that would find favor with the male- dominated judging panel.
THE REIGNING QUEENS
Bea Rose stood out for her hosting skills. Ara was pure delight when she mentored the girls on make up tips. Mutya was a very pleasant Binibini who was very profuse with her praises and words of encouragement for the girls. On the other hand, for someone who has had prior TV hosting gigs, Cindy was quite a letdown but nevertheless, her command of the microphone was very evident
TV PRIMER HOST
Kudos to Mateo Guidicelli for the spontaneous and warm way that he hosted the event. To his credit, he never overshadowed nor patronized the girls and really allowed them to bask in their glorious TV exposure no matter how brief or fleeting
Overall, it was a good production and really gave us an insight on the girls and clearly and effectively separated the chaff from the grain
To the Binibini Class of 2014, good luck and may the best girls win!
|# 4 Parul Shah|
|#8 Pia Wurztbach|
|# 11 Laura Lehman|
|# 13 Kris Tiffany Janson|
|#23 Bianca Guidotti|
|# 25 MJ Lastimosa|
|# 27 Hannah Sison|
|# 30 Joy Marie Gangan|
|# 35 Yvethe Marie Santiago|
Congratulations to Kris Tiffany Janson, Miss Cebu 2009 who was declared Best in National Costume. She wore an immaculate white Cary Santiago
|Kris Tiffany Janson of Cebu City is Best in National Costume|
The Grand Coronation Night on March 30 is expected to host a wide array of past beauty queens who have brought immense pride to the country. This hotly-anticipated pageant will be hosted by Anne Curtis, Xian Lim, Venus Raj, and Shamcey Supsup, and aired live on ABS-CBN.
Miss Universe 2013 Maria Gabriela Isler of Venezuela and Russian pop star Emin will be two of the special guests in the Binibining Pilipinas 2014 Grand Coronation Night.
Gabriela will be one of the judges during the pageant and will help crown this year’s winners, while Emin will lead the list of the hotly-anticipated performers in the 51st edition of the most prestigious beauty contest in the country.
Tickets are available through Ticketnet Online www.ticketnet.com.ph or inquire at (02) 911 5555.
EVENT PRESENTERS AND MAJOR SPONSORS
The Binibining Pilipinas 2014 pageant is presented by the Araneta Center, ABS-CBN, Cream Silk, PLDT Home, JAG Jeans, AVON, PAGCOR, Titan Watches—the official watch sponsor, PAGCOR, Manhattan Garden City, Pizza Hut, Lactacyd White Intimate, Philippine Airlines,
Sofitel—the official residence, Manila Bulletin—the official print partner, David’s Salon, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Gold’s Gym, J.A.C. Motors, Picture City, Dale Carnegie Training Center, Entrepreneur School of Asia, Charter Ping An Insurance Corporation, and Raymond Saldaña Photography.