Who will win this year's Miss World Philippines crown?
Thirty-five candidates will be vying for the coveted Miss World Philippines crown during the grand pageant to be held tonight, September 3, at the Mall of Asia arena.
The event will be hosted by Iya Villania, KC Montero and Carla Abellana, with special guests Jay-R, Kris Lawrence and other surprise guests.
Aside from the country's past Miss World Philippines titlists such as Gwendoline Ruais, Queenierich Rehman, Megan Young, Valerie Weigmann, Hillarie Parungao and Catriona Gray, this year's pageant will also be highlighted by the presence of Miss World founder and CEO Julia Morley and her entourage, including reigning Miss World Stephanie del Valle, reigning Mr. World Rohit Khandelwal, Miss World Caribbean Yaritza Reyes, Miss World Asia Natasha Manuella, Miss World Americas Audra Mari, Miss World Europe Lenty Frans, Miss World Africa Evelyn Njambi, Miss World Oceania Madeline Cowe, and special guest of honor Chief Zwelivelile Mandelsizwe Mandela, the eldest grandson of former South Africa president Nelson Mandela.
The Miss World Philippines 2017 pageant is a production of ALV Events International.