Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Shamcey Supsup sparkles in national costume

Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Shamcey Supsup wore a Santacruzan-inspired terno by Brazilian designer Alfredo Barazza. This photo was taken during the pre-taping of the National Costume showcase at Credicard Hall on September 7, 2011.

More than 80 of the most beautiful and most gorgeous women from around the world will gather in São Paolo, Brazil this Tuesday (September 13) for the much-awaited coronation night of the Miss Universe 2011.

Before the pageant night, the candidates took part in the National Costume showcase last September 7. Shamcey wore a sparkling terno created by Brazilian designer Alfredo Barazza. It had a skirt decorated with golden butterflies while she wore a crown similar to the ones worn during Santacruzan.

Filipinos are all out in supporting Philippines’ bet Shamcey Supsup especially after last year’s candidate Venus Raj placed 4th runner up. Pageant aficionados have been campaigning to vote for Shamcey in the Miss Universe official online polls since the Miss Universe Organization will be giving a sure semi-finalist slot to the candidate who will top the worldwide fan votes.

Those who want to vote for Shamcey Supsup and allow her to automatically a spot in the semi-finals can visit THIS LINK.


Shamcey was crowned Bb. Pilipinas Universe in April 2011 and since then she’s been preparing really hard for the competition. Hailing from General Santos City, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines-Diliman with a degree in Architecture and topped the June 2010 Architecture Licensure Examination in July 2010.

Whoever wins the crown this year shall continue what reigning Ximena Navarrete of Mexico started, which includes traveling around the world to help educate students from local schools about HIV/AIDS.

This year’s Miss Universe pageant will be held in Credicard Hall in Brazil, host to the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olymic games, and will be hosted by NBC’s Today host Natalie Morales and Bravo’s Watch What Happens: Live host Andy Cohen.

International Filipino singer-actress Lea Salonga will sit as one of the judges along with Helio Castroneves, Connie Chung, Isabeli Fontana, Vivica Fox, Adrienne Maloof, and Amelia Vega.


Watch the Miss Universe 2011 pageant airing via satellite on September 13 (Tuesday), 9:30 AM, on ABS-CBN with a primetime telecast the same day on Studio 23 at 9:30 PM.


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