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Philippines' Samantha Panlilio's 'Paru-Paro' among standouts at Miss Grand International 2021 national costume
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - December 1, 2021 - 9:01am
Fifty-nine various ensembles and creations paraded before the spectators, both live and online, during the 2021 Miss Grand International national costume competition at Bangkok's Show DC Hall streamed live last...
Beauty pageants thriving despite pandemic
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 30, 2021 - 5:42pm
With major pageants on the upswing, smaller platforms have joined the foray with their respective competitions - making November, December, and even January 2022 filled with up-and-coming international events.
Catriona Gray, Pia Wurtzbach among Miss Universe 2021 bets' favorites
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 30, 2021 - 4:45pm
The Miss Universe Organization recently posted a video titled "Up Front: Inspiring Miss Universes" wherein several candidates were asked who their favorite winner was.
Philippines' Beatrice Luigi Gomez safely arrives in Israel for Miss Universe 2021; pageant to continue despite Omicron
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 29, 2021 - 9:54am
Miss Universe Philippines (MUPH) 2021 Beatrice Luigi Gomez left Manila over the weekend on board a Turkish Airlines business class seat and arrived safely in Israel's Ben Gurion airport in Tell Aviv, with MUPH creative...
PPO resumes nationwide tour with Ballet Philippines, Bayanihan after halted by pandemic
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 25, 2021 - 1:39pm
When the global pandemic hit last year, the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) was one of the entities that had to temporarily close down. But with the easing of quarantine protocols, the PPO came out from its...
Filipina director reaps 22 int'l awards for European masterpiece
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 25, 2021 - 11:37am
As of the latest count, “Deine Farbe” has already won 22 awards from film festivals across the continents of Asia, Australia, Europe and America, including the following: 
Binibining Pilipinas celebrates Philippines' double victory
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 25, 2021 - 11:14am
The Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. (BPCI) celebrated the victories of Miss Globe 2021 Maureen Montagne and Miss InterContinental 2021 Cinderella Faye Obeñita recently at the Grand Ballroom of the Novotel...
Philippines joins global initiative to use art to heal from pandemic
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 25, 2021 - 10:55am
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) rolled out its second virtual press briefing for the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) summit from the Roma Room of the Manila Hotel. Simply dubbed...
Belize wins historic Miss Earth 2021 crown; Philippines lands in top 8
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 22, 2021 - 12:46pm
Belizean Destiny Wagner bested 88 other Earth warriors to emerge as the winner of the 2021 Miss Earth virtual competition.
WATCH: Philippines' Samantha Panlilio delivers explosive swimsuit performance at Miss Grand International 2021
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 22, 2021 - 12:20pm
They say a dramatic entrance is everything! And so it is!
Tracy Maureen Perez sets sights on winning the country's second Miss World title
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 20, 2021 - 2:27pm
After an intimate send-off at the Kingsford Hotel Manila recently, Miss World-Philippines 2021 Tracy Maureen Perez is focused on bringing home the country's second crown after Megan Lynn Young's victory in 2013...
National organization honors 2021 model mom queens
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 20, 2021 - 9:34am
The Model Mom Philippines organization, in cooperation with Best Magazine, honored five outstanding moms in simple rites at the Teatrino in Greenhills' Promenade Complex.
Philippines' Bea Gomez showcases catwalk power as Miss Universe 2021 nears finals
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 19, 2021 - 4:54pm
Albeit needing a few minor tweaks here and there, Bea's runway skills are near perfect.
Newly re-opened Metropolitan Theater to screen 1st film shown in Manila, int'l silent films
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 18, 2021 - 2:58pm
The Film Development of the Philippines (FDCP), in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), will roll out the 2021 International Silent Film Festival (ISFF); enlivening the annual...
Miss Earth 2021 rolls out virtual challenges as coronation night looms
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 17, 2021 - 7:32pm
With the coronation night happening a few days from now, Miss Earth 2021 has already rolled out most of its pre-pageant challenges. This year's pageant also welcomed the maiden participation of Iran by fielding its...
Philippines' Samantha Panlilio makes it to Miss Grand International top 5 poll
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 17, 2021 - 3:25pm
From ninth spot, Sam climbed five spots to fourth place and clinched a place at the dinner table.
Philippines' Samantha Panlilio in Miss Grand International 2021 top 10 poll
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 15, 2021 - 6:37pm
Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2021 Samantha Panlilio was "grandly" sent off by her Binibini sisters and members of the media through an intimate rite at the Anahaw Room of the Novotel Manila over...
Miss Universe UAE canceled due to 'time constraint'
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 10, 2021 - 12:21pm
On the day of the Emirati queen's coronation, pageant fans waited for news on the eventual winner. Netizens scoured the Web for links to the final show - to no avail.
Ace up her sleeve: How Cinderella Obeñita slayed final Q&A to win Miss InterContinental 2021
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 10, 2021 - 12:04pm
While she joined the Binibining Pilipinas 2021 semifinal round as the winner of the online poll, Cinderella Faye Obeñita surprised everyone with her eloquence in the final interview. And, just like the fairy...
Miss Universe 2021 opens voting site
by Earl D.C. Bracamonte - November 10, 2021 - 11:34am
Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Beatrice Luigi Gomez has her headshot on the site, together with many other entrants. 
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