Three Lovely Filipinas Proclaimed Mutya ng Pilipinas Queens 2012
Three of the country’s loveliest women were proclaimed Mutya ng Pilipinas Queens for 2012 during the Grand Coronation Night held last Sunday, August 12, 2012 at the University of the Philippines Theater in Diliman, Quezon City and telecast over GMA Channel 7 and hosted by Beauty Queen Maggie Wilson – Consunji, Markki Stroem and Mutya ng Pilipinas 2002 Kristine Caballero.
The three newly-crowned queens who are named Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia-Pacific, Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism, and Mutya ng Pilipinas Overseas Communities, bested twenty-seven other equally stunning and gorgeous ladies, representing different regions of the country and several Filipino Communities abroad. The winner of Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pacific will represent the Philippines at the Miss Asia Pacific Pageant which is scheduled to be revived early next year, while the winner of the Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism will likewise compete in an international beauty competition later this year.
Two other Mutya Candidate were proclaimed Mutya ng Pilipinas 2012 First and Second Runners-up and each receive cash and various gifts from Pageant Sponsors, Several Special Awards were also given to deserving Mutya Candidates during the series of Pre-pageant events held at the Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort and Spa in Cebu City, Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar in Bataan and Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City.
Among the awards given are Mutya Best in Swimsuit, Model Discovery of the Year (Best in Long Gown), Mutya ng Pilipinas Sheridan, Best in Talent, Mutya People’s Choice Award, Mutya Talent Award, Mutya Informatics, Mutya Zoomanity Award, Miss Midas Hotel and Casino, Miss Zen Institute, Miss Ever Bilena, Mutya Smile of the Night, Mutya ng Dew Foam, and Mutya Friendship.
The 2012 Mutya ng Pilipinas Coronation Night extravaganza features the finest in Filipino artistry in Fashion and Music, the candidates paraded in a Modern Filipiniana inspired outfits during the opening number designed by the Philippines Ambassador of Fashion to the World, Mama Renee Salud and Evening Gowns designed by some of the country’s top fashion designers.
The 2012 Mutya ng Pilipinas Beauty Pageant is presented in cooperation with Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort and Spa, Zest Airways, with Major Sponsors, Segway Philippines, First Standard Finance Corporation, Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa, Focus, Basta CFL “Focus” Ilaw ng Bayan, Panasonic, Paciflex Wires and Cables, Zen Institute, Fiesta Communities and New San Jose Builders Inc.
Now on its 44th year, the Mutya ng Pilipinas Beauty Pageant not only aims to discover world-class beauty queens but more so to promote “Beauty Tourism” worldwide.
Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia-Pacific – Camille Guevarra
Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism – Rizzini Alexis
Mutya ng Pilipinas Overseas Communities – Marbee Tiburcio
Mutya ng Pilipinas 2012 First Runner-up – Emma Tiglao
Mutya ng Pilipinas 2012 Second Runner-up – Larah Grace Lacap