SLIMMER’S WORLD MISS BIKINI PHILIPPINES PAGEANT 2017
MEDIA LAUNCH & PRE-PAGEANT:
REDEFINING INSPIRING BEAUTY
Words and photos by Rosvic Castro
Form and grace took center stage at the Diamond Hotel Ballroom as the 25 lovely candidates vie for the title of Slimmer’s World International Miss Bikini Philippines 2017 who all embodied their advocacy for promoting health, beauty and fitness over the years, exemplified the elegance and sophistication that mirrored inspiration, dedication and vision.
In cooperation with Top Model of the World Philippines, Miss Bikini International and Miss Global Beauty Queen, the media launch and pre-pageant highlighted a preview of the candidates through an awesome opening production number, creative posing, swimsuit best, Q&A, and long gown competition.
A powerhouse line up of judges for the pre-pageant competition included Diamond Hotel’s Executive Chef – Francisco Coque, TV5 Entertainment News Correspondent & Showbiz Anchor for Aksyon Primetime – MJ Marfori, Mr. Great Bodies 2016/model/fitness enthusiast –Pio Luz, ABS-CBN’s Entertainment Anchor – Mario Dumawal, GMA7 News’ Senior Correspondent and Showbiz Anchor for 24Oras –Nelson Canlas, Asia’s Next Top Model Judge and Mentor/TRESemmé Ambassador/CEO of Creations by Lourd Ramos Salon – Lourd Ramos, and the Chairman of the Board/President of Slimmer’s World International – Desiree Moy.
Special awards included Ms. EB Naturals –Candidate #12 Natalie Lane, Ms Australian Harvest – Candidate #22 Reyna Ruhen, Ms HOP (House of Polvoron) Sweetheart – Candidate #19 Jezza Mae Lim, Ms. MP Face of the Year – Candidate #06 Princess Bautista, and Ms Beautiful Hair – Candidate #05 Stephanie Basilio.
Their stunning long gowns and glamorous looks on the second leg of the competition not only displayed class and beauty, but also their overall personality and poise. The coronation night will be on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Resorts World at Newport Blvd. Manila. Scene Zone will be among the official media partners for this event.