The 40 official candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2019 thrilled members of the media, sponsors an the general public during their Press Presentation on Thursday, April 4 at the Novotel Manila, Araneta Center.
Wearing their swimsuits, the gorgeous women competing in the country’s most prestigious beauty pageant wowed the guests with their beautiful physique and winsome personality as they introduced themselves and posed for photos at the hotel’s pool area.
The roster of this year’s finalists is composed of models, flight attendants, performers, students, multi-hyphenates and pageant veterans, who have their own stories to tell and advocacies to promote, proving that they exemplify traits #BeyondBeauty.
They are all vying for the chance to represent the Philippines in the most prominent international beauty competitions. They are the cream of the crop, having been chosen by the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. executive committee led by chairperson Mrs. Stella Marquez Araneta in a rigorous screening process.
Up for grabs in this year’s contest are six crowns: Miss Universe Philippines, Binibining Pilipinas International, Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental, Binibining Pilipinas Supranational, Binibining Pilipinas Globe and Binibining Pilipinas Grand International.
The official Binibining Pilipinas 2019 candidates are the following ladies:
1. Jessica Marasigan, 25, Malabon
2. Danielle Magno, 25, Pangasinan
3. Martina Turner Diaz, 22, Muntinlupa City
4. Malka Shaver, 23, Zamboanga Sibigay
5. Sigrid Flores, 26, Iloilo
6. Jane Genobisa, 22, Davao del Sur
7. Honey Grace Cartasano, 25, Rizal
8. Joanna Saad, 26, Dumaguete
9. Melba Macasaet, 25, Negros Oriental
10. Marianne Marquez, 26, Marikina City
11. Sherry Anne Tormes, 27, Polangui, Albay
12. Gazini Ganados, 23, Talisay, Cebu
13. Aya Abesamis, 27, Pasig City
14. Leren Bautista, 26, Laguna
15. Maria Isabela Galeria, 20, Sorsogon
16. Denise Omorog, 24, Baras, Cantanduanes
17. Patricia Magtanong, 24, Bataan
18. Hannah Arnold, 23, Masbate
19. Ilene de Vera, 23, Mandaue City, Cebu
20. Julia Saubier, 24, Daraga, Albay
21. Anne Barker, 26, Isabela
22. April Short, 24, Zamboanga City
23. Larah Lacap, 25, Quezon City
24. Nicole Guerrero, 25, Ilocos Sur
25. Samantha Lo, 26, Cebu
26. Emma Tiglao, 24, Pampanga
27. Samantha Bernardo, 26, Palawan
28. Rubee Faustino, 23, Bulacan
29. Cassandra Chan, 24, Bacolod
30. Resham Saed, 25, Maguindanao
31. Danielle Isabelle Dolk, 18, San Pablo, Laguna
31. Faye Cunanan, 22, Tarlac
33. Jessarie Dumaguing, 23, Puerto Princesa
34. Alannis Reign Binoya, 22, Batangas
35. Kimberle Penchon, 26, La Union
36. Francia Layderos, 26, Libon, Albay
37. Samantha Poblete, 22, Cavite
38. Vickie Marie Rushton, 26, Negros Occidental
39. Dia Magno, 24, Butuan, Caraga Region
40. Joanna Tolledo, Caloocan City
NOTE: The numbers indicated here in the list are just a guide on the chronological order of the candidates. The ladies are wearing sashes instead of numbers this year.