The 40 candidates of Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022 (52nd edition) were presented to the press at the poolside of Citadines Bay City Manila, presided by Cory Quirino, president of Mutya ng Pilipinas organization and Mutya ng Pilipinas 2019 Miss Asia Pacific International Klyza Castro.
At stake are seven titles, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022 Tourism International, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022 World Top Model, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022 Overseas Communities, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022 Luzon, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022 Visayas and Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022 Mindanao. Coronation night is set at Filoil Arena, San Juan City on December 4, 6 p.m., to be hosted by actor Marco Gumabao.
Voted as ‘Darlings of the Press’ during the press presentation were Iona Gibbs of Bataan, Katherine Topsnik of Guindulman, Bohol, and Bea Margarett Madea of Muntinlupa City.
The rest of the official candidates are Eloisa Lanuzga, Albay; Nathalie Griffiths, Australia; Eirine Juliane Granada, Bacolod; Charisse Anthea Abanico, Batangas City; Shindell Atibula, Biliran; Angelli Mae Garcia, Bohol; Juvel Cyrene Bea, Bulacan; Arianne Galenzoga, Cagayan de Oro; Jesi Mae Cruz, California; Carla Tobias, Caloocan City; Jeanette Reyes, Camarines Sur; Janine Ahmad, Camarines Norte; Margaret Anne Rodrigo, Canada; Jessica Holz, Catanduanes; Rachel Andrea Olivo, Cavite; McKaye Dela Cruz, Cebu; Erica Kyla Punsalan, Concepcion, Tarlac; Joycee Lavida, Iloilo City; Precious Enriquez, Kidapawan; Megan Campbell, Lapu-lapu; Shannon Robinson, Makati; Ilyssa Mendoza, Melbourne; Pia Malabanan, Mindoro; Arianna Kyla Padrid, Northern California; Abiah Dicdican, Ormoc; Kyle Celine Dorado Laughead, Pampanga; Karla Mae Casco, Parañaque; Sophia Torres, Pasig; Breana Asher Macalinao, Quezon City; Anjeanette Japor, Quezon Province; Ma. Flordeliz Mabao, Rizal; Jaya Jarabejo, Sorsogon; Priya Mundi, Southern California; Jirah Bantas, Tantangan, South Cotabato; Michele Angela Okol, Surigao del Norte; Marcelyn Bautista, Tarlac City; and Zeah Nestle Pala, Tarlac Province.
Meanwhile, Kim Chiu loo-alike, Breana Asher Macalinao, the reigning Ms. Tourism Bulacan 2022 and former Philippines Teens Supermodel 2019, is Quezon City’s bet in Mutya ng Pilipinas 2022. Breana was spotted at her recent birthday party in a hotel by the Mutya Quezon City franchise holder and said yes right away if she wanted to be the representative of QC in the pageant.
Giving back this Christmas
Megastar Productions headed by Ovette Ricalde, held a Christmas Party with Media & Queens, recently, jointly with the birthday celebration of Mrs. Tourism Universe 2021 Hemilyn Escudero Tamayo. Other Megastar beauty queens who graced the event were Christine Escalante and Faye Tangonan.
Megastar Productions, owner of Mrs. Tourism beauty pageant, successfully held the 5th Mrs. Tourism 2022 pageant in Bangkok, Thailand. The winners were Mrs. Tourism The Queen Mother 2022 Jacqueline Jensen Mochinaga (Phil Japan), Mrs. Tourism Universe 2022 Angkanang Shakira Bumrumsorn (Thailand), Mrs. Tourism World 2022 Kristi Wischnack (USA), Mrs. Tourism International 2022 Maria Victoria Landry (Phil USA), Mrs. Tourism Earth 2022 Coco Blake (San Diego USA) and Mrs. Tourism Globe 2022 Harshala Yogesh Tamboli (India).