Ang 26-year-old ABS-CBN Lifestyle and Entertainment news reporter na si Ganiel Krishnan ang isa sa mga strong contender sa Miss World Philippines 2021.
Pito ang beauty titles na ipapamahagi ng Miss World Philippines Organization sa coronation night ng Miss World Philippines 2021 na magaganap sa July 11.
Marami ang kumbinsidong malaki ang tsansa ni Ganiel na mapanalunan ang isa sa mga korona dahil sa kanyang ganda, talino, at kumpiyansa sa sarili.
Second runner-up si Ganiel sa Miss Manila 2016 at siya ang nagwagi bilang Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific 2016.
Magagamit niya ang mga karanasan bilang beauty queen sa kanyang pagsali sa Miss World Philippines 2021.
Ang desisyon niyang muling sumabak sa isang beauty pageant, kahit may mga napatunayan na siya, ang unang tanong ng Cabinet Files kay Ganiel.
Pahayag niya, “I have always believed that we only regret the chances we didn’t take. I want to push myself more and plunge into this challenge.
“It has always been a dream to join Miss World Philippines since I strongly align myself to the core and mission of the organization.”
What are your expectations and preparations for Miss World Philippines 2021?
“I have always considered myself as a prudent person who foresees things ahead and the preparation was definitely on the first order of business.
“Ever since winning my first national title, it was five years and counting of continued learning, shared experiences and countless life lessons that prepared the woman that I am today.
“Building a solid advocacy is one, it has to be genuine and authentic.
"Two years ago, I started #PeopleIMet—a social media movement that aims to share and tell stories of normal yet incredible people I meet.
“Deeply rooted on what I do as a journalist, my mission is to share their stories in the hopes of somehow alleviating their life situations and send across a message that helping is not hard to make a difference in this world.”
May mga isasakripisyo si Ganiel dahil sa mga paghahandang gagawin niya sa Miss World Philippines, kaya nagpapasalamat siya sa mga executive ng ABS-CBN na suportado ang paglahok niya sa nasabing beauty pageant para matupad ang kanyang mga pangarap.
Saad niya, “You have to fight to reach your dream.
"My greatest sacrifice would have to be giving up my work in order to wholeheartedly devote my time for Miss World Philippines.
“Even before graduating in college, I was already working as a UAAP court side reporter that eventually led me to be part of the News and Current Affairs Department as a Star and Lifestyle reporter and radio host for Teleradyo.
“It has been my routine for four years and I will forever be grateful to all my bosses at ABS-CBN for allowing me to pursue this dream.”
Ano ang mga hamon sa pagsali sa isang beauty pageant sa panahon ng coronavirus pandemic?
“It is very challenging not just for me but for everyone else including the organizers. Now more than ever, we have to consider health and safety as a priority.
“We always have to ensure that protocols are followed every training session, photoshoot or event. This is also a perfect time to prove that pageants are relevant during this time of pandemic. We have to think of ways and means to use this platform to push for our own advocacies.”
Lastly, nang tanungin kung malaking bentahe ba ang pagkakaroon niya noon ng beauty title at pagiging television entertainment at lifestyle reporter sa kanyang partisipasyon sa Miss World Philippines 2021, naging matapat si Ganiel sa mga sagot nito.
“To be very honest, I consider this as an advantage. For years, I was accustomed to be the one interviewing pageant contestants, organizers and queens.
“My job included covering coronation nights and occasionally hosting them. Being a former title holder is a big advantage since it has contributed so much to my growth as a person.
“Equipped with more knowledge and experiences, I am ready to take on the challenge. It feels surreal that I’ll be back onstage in the hopes of representing our country once again to the world,” pahayag ni Ganiel.