The finalists for the Miss World Philippines Top Model challenge were announced on Thursday, July 22 during the Gala Night at Okada Manila.
Heavy favorites Ganiel Krishnan, Emmanuelle Vera, Tracy Maureen Perez, and Dindi Pajares were among the ladies who were called as part of the finalists. All four were also announced as part of the Top 10 in Best in National Costume.
Selected candidates also performed as part of the talent segment of the competition. One of them will move on as part of to Top 25 finalists on Sunday, July 25, which will be held at the Grand Ballroom of Okada Manila.
The Top 10 Best in National Costume finalists are:
- Asha Gutierrez
- Julie Tarrayo
- Shannen Manzano
- Ann Palmares
- Emmanuelle Vera
- Natasha Jung
- Tracy Maureen Perez
- Andrea Sulangi
- Dindi Pajares
- Ganiel Krishnan
In his opening speech, Miss World Philippines national director Arnold Vegrafria thanked the men and women behind the organization for mounting the pageant despite the challenges due to the pandemic. He also announced that aside from the scholarship program the organization has put up, they will also start a program dedicated to mental health issues.
The Miss World Philippines 2021 finals will be hosted by Xian Lim, RJ Ledesma, and beauty queens Winwyn Marquez, Alyssa Muhlach, and Thia Thomalla.
*All photos by Jepoy Macasaquit for The Qrown Philippines