MISS WORLD PHILIPPINES. The search for the next Miss World Philippines queen has began. File photo shows the 2017 batch, led by Laura Lehmann. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – The search for Miss World Philippines 2018 has begun.
On Wednesday, August 15, the Miss World Philippines (MWP) organization announced 37 of the 40 ladies who will vie for the title and 3 other crowns.
The candidates for this year's batch are:
Marie Danica Reynes
Jigg Kirsty Ang
Angeline Mae Santos
Kim De Guzman
Maria Gail Devora Tobes
Mary Jean Boniao
Annalita Pagunsan Vizcarra
The 3 other candidates will be announced by next week.
Aside from the Miss World Philippines crown, other titles at stake are the Miss Multinational Philippines crown, Miss Eco-Philippines and Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas.
Last year, the organization made history when 3 of its titleholders won their respective competitions. Teresita "Winwyn" Marquez became the Reina Hispanoamericana in Bolivia, Sophia Senoron became the first Miss Multinational, while Cynthia Thomalla won Miss Eco-International.
Miss World Philippines 2017 Laura Lehmann meanwhile was chosen as one of the Beauty with a Purpose beneficiaries in the Miss World pageant in Sanya, China.
The Miss World Philippines pageant coronation night is scheduled on October 7 at the Mall of Asia Arena. – Rappler.com