Mutya ng Pilipinas, Inc., presented its 24 candidates who will vie for the three
major titles at stake in this year's Mutya ng Pilipinas beauty pageant. The
presentation took place at the Garden Terraces Hotel in Commonwealth Ave., Quezon
City, yesterday, November 26.
The candidates sashayed in their terno (gowns) first and then later in their swimsuits on the stage that was set up in the lobby of the hotel. Media people had been invited to witness the event. To view the video of the candidates in their swimsuits, click here.
The three titles at stake are Mutya ng Pilipinas-International, Mutya ng Pilipinas-Tourism Puerto Princesa and Mutya ng Pilipinas-Overseas Communities. Along with the titles and the crowns are cash prizes: Php 200,000 for both Mutya ng Pilipinas-International and Mutya ng Pilipinas-Tourism Puerto Princesa, US$2,000 for Mutya ng Pilipinas-Overseas Communities and Php50,000 each for the two runners-up.
Winners of the three major titles will represent the Philippines in international beauty pageants: Miss Asia Pacific-International, Miss Tourism International, Tourism Queen of the Year and Miss Intercontinental.