Annabelle McDonnell gave the Philippines its first achievement in pageantry when she won 1st runner-up at the Miss Charm pageant held in Vietnam on Thursday, February 16.
Brazil’s Luma Russo was crowned as the first Miss Charm titleholder, after 3 years of delay. Indonesia’s Olivia placed 2nd runner-up.
The Miss Charm pageant final took place after it was delayed several times due to the pandemic.
Annabelle, Miss Universe Philippines 2022 1st runner-up was announced last year as the representative after original candidate Ashley Subijano competed in Miss World Philippines.