Miss World Philippines introduces this year’s batch of official candidates
Thirty-six “exceptionally empowered Filipinas” as official candidates of Miss World Philippines 2022 were presented to the media at Cove Manila, Parañaque City on Thursday.
The contestants first introduced themselves in their cocktail dresses, then wowed the crowd with their pasarela or pageant walk in the swimsuit portion, and finally answered questions from the press during the Q & A.
Candidate No. 20 Ashley Subijano-Montenegro of Makati City was named Miss Le Meur Body, the lone special award presented at the end of the event.
The candidates will compete in several preliminary competitions, including Sports Challenge Fast Tack, Head-to-Head Challenge, Talent, Top Model, Beach Beauty, and National Costume, heading to the Coronation Night on June 5 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The 36 candidates are Ingrid Santamaria, Alana Joaquin, Alison Black, Angel Jed Latorre, Angela Teng, Anje Mae Manipol, Beatriz Mclelland, Blessie Villablanca, Carla Manuel, Cassandra Chan, Charyzah Esparrago, Erika Kristensen, Erika Vinculado, Gwendolyne Fourniol, Ivanna Kamil Pacis, Justine Felizarta, Kayla Ariadne Tiongson, Kevyn Alessandrea Mateo, Kimberly Anne Tiquestiques, Kristal Marie Gante, Lady Justerinnie Santos, Loraine Joy Arpia,, Maica Martinez, Maria Gigante, Maria Nina Soriano, Mauie Long, Marinel Tungol, Natazha Vea Bautista, Patricia Dizon, Patricia Mcgee, Paula Madarieta Ortega, Samantha Gabronino, Shaina Rose Ico, Tsina Jade Chu, Simone Nadine Bornilla, and Subijano-Montenegro.
The winners will represent the Philippines at the Miss World 2022, Miss Supranational 2022, Miss Eco International 2022, and Reina Hispanoamericana 2022 international pageants.