PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"This Sunday (August 18), GMA Network proudly airs the highly-anticipated grand coronation night of Miss World Philippines 2013 starting at 10pm on Sunday Night Box Office (SNBO).
"The 26 ladies who will vie for the coveted Miss World Philippines 2013 crown are Nicole Marable, Roselle Marie Ferrer, Princesslyn Dignadice, Khadija Nasser, Zahra, Bianca Saldua, Karla Patricia Alas, Samantha Mae Bernardo, Frances Claire Vintola, Pia Kamil Ochengco, Janicel Lubina, Mercegrace Raquel, Anjellica Lopez, Paula Estenso, Vina Openiano, Ma. Lily Teresa Salazar, Aikah Dindah, Jennifer Hammond, Omarie Linn Osuna, Bianca Paz, Megan Lynne Young, Jennyline Carla Malpaya, Patricia Lae Ejercitado, Ria Rabajante, Sandra Flores, Melanie Barret and Henna Kaizelle Nicole Cajandig.
"The glittering production spectacle, which will be held at the Grand Ballroom of the Solaire Resort and Casino, is under the direction of Rico Gutierrez for television and Robbie Carmona for stage. The event will be hosted by Kapuso stars Carla Abellana, KC Montero and Victor Basa, together with co-anchors 2011 Miss World First Princess Gwendoline Ruais and Divine Lee.
"There will also be special performances from Kris Lawrence and the cast of My Husband’s Lover including Tom Rodriguez, Kuh Ledesma, with the special participation of Dennis Trillo.
"Who will be this year's Philippine representative to the Miss World pageant to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia on September 28?
"Catch the coronation night of Miss World Philippines 2013 this Sunday, August 18, at 10 pm on SNBO."
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