The city government of Makati led by Mayor Abby Binay formally presented the 24 candidates vying for the crown of Miss Makati 2019 in a press conference held at The Conservatory, Peninsula Manila earlier today.
The theme is “Makati 2025: Fast-Tracking Progress,” The aim is to find Miss Makati who has wit, passion and ingenuity in promotion the vision of Makati as the first Smart City in the country.
“Miss Makati 2019 should embody our shared vision and aspirations for the city and its people. From among our candidates, we will seek not only beauty, grace and intelligence, but also the ability to inspire positive change among fellow Makatizens,” Mayor Abby said.
Miss World 1993, Ruffa Gutierrez who graced the event was able to inspire the girls by providing tips and tricks on how to win the crown.
Among the candidates who made it to the top 24 are Micah Beatrice Santos (Carmona); Charlene Marie Inonog (Kasilawan); Stephanie Isabelle Aquino (Poblacion); Kristina Cassandra Bahaj (Sta. Cruz); Sophia Michaela Leanne Aguado (Pio del Pilar); Alliaa Nicole Diputado (Tejeros); Venice Kayla Barrameda (Guadalupe Viejo); Gianelle Anne Balaton (Valenzuela); Patricia Rose Pangan (San Isidro); Bianca Gabrielle Abaya (Poblacion); Lailah Guiuan (Pembo); Kaoru Aseana Pimentel (South Cembo); and Jan Karen Esguerra (Bel-Air).
Also on the list are Monica Acuno (West Rembo); Hannah Patricia Beatrice Kristiansen (Northside); Desiree Harriet Alyanna Gamboa (Guadalupe Viejo); Charlyn Joyce Barrientos (Southside); Ma. Anna Clarisse Villavicencio (San Antonio); Marie Gabrielle Brillantes (Poblacion); Princess Vinia Putulin (South Cembo); Renee Rose Tirones (San Lorenzo); Elliah Kate Nicolas (East Rembo); and Jeanne Pauline Suplente (Guadalupe Viejo).
Whoever wins the ‘Miss Makati’ crown will win P200,000 as cash prize, while ‘Miss Makati Tourism’ will win P150,000 cash prize, and ‘Miss Makatizen’ will win P100,000 cash prize. Special awards from Air Asia, ISkin Aesthetic Lifestyle and Balmain will also be given to candidates of their choice.
The coronation of Miss Makati 2019 will be held at the Makati Coliseum on June 21, 2019.
Goodluck, ladies! <3