After the Philippines’ success in last year’s Miss Universe pageant, 40 beautiful ladies are vying for the highly-coveted crown that will be their ticket to be the next Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.
The official candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2016 pageant meet the members of the press on Mar. 29 at the Novotel Manila in Quezon City. The 40 candidates, who came from various provinces nationwide, bested hundreds of aspirants after rigorous screenings earlier this year.
The reigning Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach gave a piece of advice to the candidates saying that they should enjoy the experience while competing for the crown, according to Interaksyon.
"All of this is temporary and you have to think of what you want in the future. You have to plan ahead. For now, just enjoy the moment while you're here. Make the most of it," she said.
Binibining Pilipinas 2016 coronation night will be held at Araneta Coliseum on Apr. 17 and will be broadcasted live by ABS-CBN.
Meanwhile, Wurtzbach returned to the Philippines for the Holy Week and further heats up the summer season in the country with her latest cover for Cosmopolitan magazine. The beauty queen is classy in her cover wearing a beige crop top showing off her cleavage and midriff.
The beauty queen also made headlines recently with her relationship with the hottest doctor in Instagram and Russian-born Dr. Mikhail Varshavski. Wurtzbach admitted that they are in a relationship, while Varshavski said that he is dating the Miss Universe 2015 title holder.
The beauty queen praise Varshavski by saying that he understands her job and role as the reigning beauty queen. As we all know, being the Miss Universe has its duties and responsibilities.
“As I said before, Miss Universe is still my priority. I’ve been working to get this title for a very long time and I love my job, I really do, and it’s going to stay that way for a long time,” Wurtzbach said, according to Manila Bulletin.