Spanish delegate Chaiyenne Huisman was named Miss Asia Pacific International 2019 besting 54 other delegates from around the world in the glittering coronation finals held Wednesday, at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.
Wearing an elegant yellow Greek-goddess-inspired gown, Huisman was crowned by last year’s titlist Sharifa Areef Mohammad Omar Akeel of the Philippines.
Huisman, a 20-year-old women empowerment advocate, became the first Spanish to win the title and the first from Spain to win in the country after the late Amparo Muños who was crowned Miss Universe in 1974 in Manila.
Huisman, who speaks six different languages, is also Spain’s fifth international winner after Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna and Miss International winners Pilar Medina (1977), Silvia de Esteban (1990), and Alejandra Andreu (2008). The statuesque native of Madrid, loves scuba diving, rollerskating, and training her horses.
“I would like to say that perfection is not everything. We are unique in our own way and that’s what’s important, the statuesque Huisman answered during the final question-and-answer portion when asked “Should you win Miss Asia Pacific International, what legacy would you establish and leave behind?”
Huisman’s court of honor includes: first runner-up Eoanna Constanza of Dominican Republic; second runner-up Jessica Cianchino of Canada who has Filipino blood; third runner-upCarolina Schuler of Brazil; and fourth runner-up Fiorella Cortez Arbenz of Costa Rica.
Klyza Castro of the Philippines failed to make the Top 10 cut but made it to the Top 25. Castro was named Continental Queen of Asia 2019 at the preliminary competition held earlier.
Rounding out the Top 10 were Portugal, Romania, Belgium and Peru. Others in the Top 25 were Mexico, Malaysia, Honduras, Italy, Namibia, Colombia, Netherlands, Latvia, Nigeria, Australia and Thailand – who was awarded People’s Choice. Miss Germany, who is Filipino was Best in National Costume while Miss Romania won Best in Swimsuit and Miss Dominican Republic winning Best in Evening Gown.
Other continental winners were Miss Cameroon, Continental Queen of Africa; Miss Canada, Continental Queen of Americas; Miss Belgium, Continental Queen of Europe; and Miss New Zealand, Continental Queen of Oceania.
Among the panel of judges were actor Richard Yap, world-renowned Filipino furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue, diplomat and beauty queen Fortune Ledesma and 2017 Miss Asia Pacific International Francielly Ouriques.
The coronation, hosted by model Joey Mead King, Sam YG and Celebrity Car Wars host Bobby Tonelli, was beamed live worldwide via Channel FoxLife.
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Cory Quirino goes for CWC Interiors
CWC Interiors a leading Filipino-owned, multi-product company and retail furniture store, recently launched its BGC Showroom in conjunction with the grand opening of Chef Jessie Restaurant graced by wellness advocate and TV/radio host Cory Quirino.
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CWC provides a personalized interior design for home office and comfortable office design. CWC Interiors specializes in home furniture and accessories, decorative lightning, decorative sound systems, and kitchen systems of leading brands.
Its Arnaiz Avenue and BGC showrooms focus more on residential clients, not just in Metro Manila area, but also cater clients up to the southern parts of the country, extending its services to everyone in any point of the Philippines.
CWC Interiors prides itself on more than 20 years of business, relationships developed, and projects completed, achieved by a great team of people working together. It’s the main destination for all things Herman Miller, a pioneering American office furniture, equipment and home furnishings which was credited with the invention of the office cubicle. Herman Miller’s original Director of Design, George Nelson, from 1908 to 1986, was the American industrial designer of American Modernism.
Everyone at CWC Interiors is willing to do whatever is necessary to ensure a happy and content customer and beautiful project. You can also secure a top, experienced interior designer at CWC Interiors which provides excellent and durable office wooden furniture.
CWC Interiors BGC Showroom is located at GF Unit 1-3 Milestone at Fifth Avenue, 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, and the Arnaiz Showroom at 830 Arnaiz Avenue, Brgy. San Lorenzo Village, Makati City.
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