Beauty queens grace Kulturang Kawit

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    THE fashion show “Kulturang Kawit: A Celebration of Local Fashion” capped the 4-day expo-tourism event “One Love, One Kawit” featuring the Bb. Pilipinas beauty queens and more.

    The historical town of Kawit in Cavite poured out its best efforts to promote the town’s rich cultural heritage and push for worldwide recognition of its tourism and local industry endeavors.

    Mayor Angelo Emilio Aguinaldo led the town officials, local government agencies and his constituents in the different activities the past couple of months that highlight tourism, sports, education, social responsibility, trade and industry.

    The concluding ceremonies, an elaborate fashion show featuring the creations of local fashion designers from Kawit as modeled by past and present Filipina beauty queens, was staged at Liwasang Aguinaldo last November 23.

    The fashion show comes in the heels of a four-day expo amidst the backdrop of the iconic Aguinaldo Shrine as the venue of the event. The Expo opened last November 20 at the Liwasang Aguinaldo.

    Local Tourism Officer Rhouz Camposanto, who lauded the local government for its efforts to make Kawit stand a little taller elsewhere in the country, said the fashion show highlighted the creations of Kawit designers Jolex H. Remos, Marlon Jay Victa, Jhoemar Jack, and Edmir Lagui.

    The beauty queens who wore their outstanding creations were Patricia Magtanong, Bb. Pilipinas International 2019; Emma Tiglao, Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2019; Leren Bautista, Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2019; Vicky Rushton, Bb. Pilipinas 2018 1st runner up; Sharifa Akeel, Miss Asia Pacific International 2018; Ahtisa Manalo, Miss International 2018 1st runner up; Via Colleen Cruz, Mutya ng San Sebastian 2019 and Ms. Cavite Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants 2019.

    The male models were Eugene Runas, GMA artist; Miguel Villasis, commercial model; Gab Lagman, ABS CBN artist; Dean Manalastas, model; Kirst Viray, Star Magic artist; JM Canillas, Adrian Pura, Yuki Sakamoto, singer; Aaron Davis and Clint Karkliñ, Man of the World 2018 1st runner up.