The Top 5 finalists' Q&A performance is definitely the much-awaited portion in Miss Universe Philippines 2021.
Because this is the time when the candidates' presence of mind, eloquence, and grace under pressure are put to the test.
Who do you think nailed it during the Q&A?
Miss Cebu City Bea Luigi Gomez (Miss universe philippines)
QUESTION: "If during your reign as Miss Universe Philippines, things happen in your life that make you sad and uninspired, how would you be able to continue inspiring others?
ANSWER: "It is very evident that all of us went through difficulties during this pandemic, but it is also true that we were able to rise to the occasion.
"And if anything happen to me during my reign, I will not give up, and inspire others by rising to the problems that I am encountering, and by inspiring them that whatever you are going through, you will be able to overcome it."
MISS TAGUIG KATRINA DIMARANAN
QUESTION: What do you think is the most inspiring quality that a Miss Universe should possess and why?
ANSWER: "It would have to be the ability to have compassion and relate to other people.
"As you know, Miss Universe has to be able to connect to people in all different countries from all different classes.
"So, I have to say relatability and compassion.
"Because as Miss Universe, it's your job to inspire others and to genuinely want to help whether it be to organizations or any companies or groups of people. So there you go."
Miss Cavite Victoria Velasquez Vincent
QUESTION: In your journey to be Miss Universe Philippines, what has been the most inspiring part and why?
ANSWER: "The people that I have met and the stories I have heard especially during the pandemic people have risen to overcome everything that they've gone through.
"I've been incredibly privileged, and I haven't had to go through that many issues in my life, but meeting so many people who have had so many battles and hearing their stories and hearing how they overcame them, that's what inspires me.
"That's what inspires me to continue to help Filipinos through the way I know how which is through my advocacy—through architecture and heritage conservation."
MISS PANGASINAN MAUREEN WROBLEWITZ
QUESTION: "If you win the crown tonight, how will you inspire other women to get out of their comfort zone?"
ANSWER: "Just being here, I'm getting out of my comfort zone.
"I am conquering my fear because I get to talk in front of a lot of people.
"But I hope that for me, I hope to inspire so many to do the same—to achieve their dreams, but to also reach for the universe."
Miss Cebu Province Steffi Rose Aberasturi
QUESTION: How will you empower young women and help them become more socially aware?
ANSWER: "Now with social media. this tool has been a driving force in all of us. But we have to draw a borderline so that this youth would not take advantage of the social media. We have to see the social media like the way it is designed and that is to unite people and never to divide us in the first place. We have to be responsible users."