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Binibini Cavite Samantha Poblete Pays Homage to Emilio Aguinaldo through Her National Costume – Qrown

Binibini Cavite Samantha Poblete Pays Homage to Emilio Aguinaldo through Her National Costume

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Binibini Cavite Samantha Poblete Pays Homage to Emilio Aguinaldo through Her National Costume

Binibini Cavite Samantha Mingala Poblete, through her National Costume, pays homage to Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Philippines.

(c) Raymond Saldana / BPCI

While history hasn’t been so kind on how to treat Aguinaldo’s presidency, the Filipino general is without a doubt a prominent fixture in Philippine history.

Designed by Emar Vida, the costume is also a tribute to the declaration of Independence which also took place in Cavite.

Declaration of Independence

Poblete’s national costume received almost 60,000 reactions so far, the most for this batch of candidates, on Facebook.

Samantha Mingala Poblete, in a Facebook post, expresses pride in representing Cavite, the “Home of the Brave”.

Design by Emar Vida of EmVi Coture
Concept by Tedd Sagun
Hair and Make-up by Alfonso San Pedro
Photo by Raymond SaldaƱa

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Dan Villanueva loves basketball, pageants and the arts. He co-founded The Qrown Philippines with friends to give pageant followers a millennial taste in reporting.

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