Friday, September 19, 2014

Quir Nicole Maghuyop in the 2013 Miss Silka Philippines National Finals

2013 Miss Silka Bohol After winning the Miss Silka Bohol 2013 title, Quir Nicole Maghuyop placed Bohol in the national spotlight late last year when she represented the province in the national finals of Miss Silka Philippines 2014. 

  right after her crowning as Miss Silka Bohol 2013
Ms. Maghuyop placed in the Top Ten from out of 30 provincial & regional beauty delegates from all over the country.

Thirty candidates from all over the country competed in the 2013 Miss Silka Philippines beauty pageant held at the Market! Market! Activity Center in Taguig, November 10.


It was an impressive panel of judges that included Miss World Philippines National Franchise Director Cory Quirino, entrepreneur George Salud; Silka ambassadress Iya Villania; Miss Earth 2004 Priscilla Meirelles; basketball pros David and Anthony Semerad; San Miguel Beermen point guard Chris Banchero; Azkals striker Angel Guirado; dramatic actor Martin del Rosario; talent manager and advertising guru Arnold Vegafria; TV host Divine Lee; and Cosmetique Asia Corp. marketing manager Jane Co.

Nicole confided to me that whoever is sent to represent Bohol in the pageant should not only be the most deserving. She also has to believe in herself and must have self- confidence. You see, the moment you step off the plane and see the other girls who have won in their respective provinces is enough to make you doubt yourself.

She has a practical tip:
 “Expect the worst but hope for the best. Seeing how beautiful & how tall the other candidates were, I already conditioned myself not to expect anything. I simply enjoyed bonding with the other girls especially those from the Visayas.
So when I was called as one of the Top Ten Semi-finalists, I was so shocked. Overall, it was such an unforgettable experience and made me into a more responsible and more mature person"
Here are some of the highlights from the pageant

Press Presentation with 29 other girls from around the country


From among the girls who represented the Visayas, only Bohol, Cebu & Tacloban advanced to the Top Ten. 

Best in Swimsuit was Miss Zambales Faith Garcia who also got crowned as Miss Silka Philippines 2013. Incidentally, Faith also represented Zambales in the Mutya ng Pilipinas 2014 where she made it as Top Ten Finalist
 Miss Silka Philippines Faith Garcia shows off the figure
 that also won for her the Best in Swimsuit award


Q & A with Pageant Emcees Victor Basa, Miss Earth Karla Henry & KC Montero
FINAL FOUR: L-R: Bicolandia, Zambales, Pampanga & Tacloban City 
 3rd RU Pampanga, Miss Silka Faith Garcia, 1st RU Bicolandia, 2nd RU Tacloban City
Photo Credits: Fabphilippines

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