Thirty ladies competed for the grand title at the coronation night of Mutya ng Pilipinas 2015 Sunday, August 2 at the Newport Theater in Resorts World Manila where Cagayan de Oro’s bet Julee Ann Bourgoin finished as 1st Runner Up.
Aside from the runner up finish, Julee Ann also bagged a couple of special awards. She won the Best in Terno where she wore a terno designed by Cagayan de Oro’s very own and top fashion designer Mark Christopher Yaranon. She also won the Mutya ng Rain or Shine and Mutya ng Resorts World.
Here is the complete list of winners:
Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific International – Leren Mae Bautista
Mutya ng Pilipinas -Tourism International – Janela Joy Cuaton
Mutya ng Pilpinas-Overseas Communities – Nina Josie Robertson
1st runner-up – Julee Ann Marie Bourgoin
2nd runner-up – Brenna Cassandra Gamboa
The event was hosted by the Gutierrez siblings Ruffa, Richard and Raymond.
Photo Credits: Julee Ann Bourgoin For Mutya Ng Pilipinas 2015 facebook page
Sweet victory for the Kagay-anon Beauty Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach who was crowned as the new Miss Philippines Universe 2015 – Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
Rep. Leni Robredo asked Wurtzback her final question – her thoughts on Internet censorship to which she answered;
“I think that we should be careful with what we post online especially our thoughts and our opinions that we don’t hurt anybody,” she said. “Especially selfies, we have to be careful with what we post, especially with our bodies and our faces. So always think before you click.”
Pia was also awarded as Bb Creamsilk. It was her third time to join the contest. She was Bb. Pilipinas 2013 first runner-up and among the Top 15 finalist in 2014.
Here are the complete list of our New Queens to support.
Janicel Lubina – Bb. Pilipinas International
Christi McGarry – Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental
Rogelie Catacutan – Bb. Pilipinas-Supranational
Ann Lorraine Colis – Bb. Pilipinas-Tourism
And here’s our beauty queen’s first selfie after she was crowned.
Kagay-anon beauty Catherine Marie Almirante represented the country in the recently concluded Miss Global 2014 in a Crown Princess Cruise sailing from Los Angeles to Mexico and took home the Miss Global 2nd Runner Up title two months after she was hailed as Miss Global Philippines last October 2014.(Photo Credits: Ms. Global FB Page) Miss Global 2014 Royal Court
Miss Global 2014: Ela Mino – Canada
1st Runner up: Elise Duncan – Australia
2nd Runner up: Catherine Almirante – Philippines
3rd Runner up: Aizhan Lighg – Kazakhstan
4th Runner up: Benazir Thaha – Sri Lanka
Catherine also got the Miss Fashion, Best in Evening Gown and Best in National Costume awards.
Miss Global is an extravagant and prestigious competition beyond just the physical beauty of women from all over the world. The contestants are encouraged to express their individuality with poise, grace, and wits. Being the Winner of Miss Global, a beauty and cultural pageant, is being a sponsor of goodwill, a trendsetter for leadership, and an ambassador for beauty and cultural diversity. The launching of the official Miss Global beauty pageant will set the new standards for a wider age range and a more diverse selection of qualified female participants between the ages of 18-35. Although the reign of Miss Global is a year long, this remarkable Queen will travel throughout the world to participate in charitable fundraisers while promoting the beauty, intelligence, and charm of women throughout the world. She will have a once in a life time opportunity to gain innumerable contacts, lifelong friendship, and endless support from diverse communities that will advance her status beyond imaginable outlooks.
Congratulations Ms. Catherine Marie Almirante! Cagayan de Oro is so proud of you.