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Miss Global 2018 beauty pageant kicks off in PH

 

EILEEN Gonzales (IG)

EILEEN Gonzales (IG)

NEARLY 50 candidates from around the world have arrived in the Philippines to compete in the Miss Global international 2018 beauty pageant which will be held tomorrow.

Pauline Sofia Laping, CEO and national pageant director, Miss Global Philippines, said that the pre-pageant activities for Miss Global international contest kicked off with the presentation of candidates at a hotel in Quezon City recently.

“We are honored and proud to welcome Miss Global to the Philippines once again. We know how much Filipinos love beauty pageants and with Miss Global coming to the country once again, we do not only extend our support for the competition but we are also able to showcase what the country has to offer,” said Laping.

Organizers said that they are also very excited because the competition has become fashion forward with three international designers dressing up the candidates during the finals.

“It’s a wonderful opportunity to collaborate with these designers. Through this partnership, we will be able to feature their exquisite design and show how fashionable Miss Global candidates are,” Laping added.

During the press presentation, Miss Global Philippines Eileen Gonzales was voted Darling of the Press. First runner-up was Pamela Urbina, Miss Global USA; and 2nd Runner up Tamila Khodjaeva, Miss Global Uzbekistan.

Gonzales, 23, is a Star Magic artist of ABS CBN. She is a single mom who hails from Cavite.

She is a loving mom to his one year-old son whose father is former Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) housemate and 4th placer Johan Santos. They are not married but they are focused on their son.

Now on its 6th year, the Miss Global international contest is the only beauty pageant that caters to single women and single mothers. In the Philippines, it is organized by PSL Entertainment Production under the auspices of Miss Global Tourism Philippines Foundation Rizza Lao.

The grand coronation of the Miss Global international 2018 pageant will be held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Pasay City tomorrow. (ROBERT R. REQUINTINA)

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