WITH 300 aspiring models coming from all over the Philippines, JAMS Top Model Philippines 2019, staged at the MOA Arena last January 28, is easily the fiercest modeling pageant thereabouts, where the entrants proudly raised the culture, traditions and tourism of their locales.
This one-of-a-kind competition was divided into three groups: Category 1 for entrants 5-9 years old; Category 2 for entrants 10-15 years old and Category 3 for entrants 16-25 years old. The contestants paraded in spectacular festival costumes and Filipiniana formal attires before a panel of selectors that included, among others, Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados, Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 Sharif’s Akeel, and Miss Tourism International 2019-2020 Cyrille Payumo.
At the end of the almost 4-hour show, the winners were finally selected: Yana Tarun of Isabela (Category 1), Arwin Santiago of Isabela (Category 2), and Hashley Limpo of Quezon Province (Category3).
JAMS Top Model Philippines was conceived by the Team of JAMS Artist Production founded by Maricar Moina and Jojo Flores.
The 16 Binibining Parañaque 2020 candidates were presented at the Parañaque City Hall last Monday with Mayor Edwin D. Olivarez, his wife Janet Angeles Olivarez and other city officials in attendance.
The 16 contestants, and their respective barangays, are: Ciara G. Garcia, San Isidro; December Queenie E. Diñoso, Moonwalk; Christine Eds L. Enero, San Dionisio; Danica Elys M. Serrano, Sun Valley; Ferjibe Rose C. Ordo, Don Bosco; Resalina A. Toledo, Tambo; Charity Dawn T. Jamon, BF Homes; Jacel D. Palabay, Don Galo; Apple Grace E. Alvarez, Sto Niño; Haya Halina M. Pamittan, San Martin de Porres; Jeanne Catherine C. Talania, Baclaran; Maria Ingrid Teresita P. Santamaria, Merville; Samantha Elin Coloso, Vitalez; Frances Mae Talagtan Francisco, San Antonio; Maricres V. Castro, Marcelo Green; and Reynalyn R. Luganob, La Huerta.
The finals, a highlight of Parañaque’s 22nd cityhood anniversary celebrations, was originally scheduled at Ayala Malls Manila Bay on February 10, but had been indefinitely postponed as a safety measure in compliance with the DILG’s directive for LGUs to take the lead against the Novel Coronavirus.