A land of beauty and cultural heritage, the Philippines is truly one of the best travel destinations across the globe. Leading direct selling company Tupperware Brands celebrates the country’s grandeur, together with Mutya Ng Pilipinas through a series of activities and products that promote true Filipino pride.
Supporting Mutya Ng Pilipinas’ campaign called “beauty Tourism”, Tupperware Brands has launched Mutya Ng Tupperware Brands Pilipinas, a search for the epitome of sophistication, confidence and wit.
"We believe in the power of pageants upholding not only the extraordinary Filipina beauty, but also the capacity of every woman to excel in different fields". Says Perry Mogar, president Tupperware Brands Philippines.
Last July 26 at Fairmont Makati City, 10 lovely selected candidates coming from Tupperware Brands Philippines’ pool of dealers were presented to the members of the media during the finals of Mutya Ng Tupperware Brands Pilipinas 2014. The event also showcased Tupperware Brands leading products - White Results skin care line, Ivana Fragrance and Colour Collection make up line. The 30 official candidates of Mutya Ng Pilipinas 2014 were also present together with the officers and staff of the
leading direct selling brand in the country.
At the end of the one and a half hour show, 3 lucky candidates were proclaimed winners. 2nd Runner-Up went to Inah Isabela Marie De Sagun Alegre representing Shaw Blvd. Branch, 1st Runner-Up from Fairview Branch is Rose Anne Piansay and te coveted title of Mutya Ng Tupperware Brands Pilipinas 2014 went to Emanuelly Malabrigo from Binan Branch. The three won a fabulous prize packages including cash and valuable items from Tupperware.
Congratulations to all the winners and to Tupperware Brands Philippines for the very successful event/activity with Mutya Ng Pilipinas 2014.
Twenty-three of the country’s most beautiful QUEENS were presented to the members of media last Friday, July 25, 2014 during the press presentation of the first ever search for QUEEN OF THE PHILIPPINES 2014 BEAUTY PAGEANT held at Cali Burger in Timog, Quezon City. The stunning candidates came from hundreds of applicants who were selected through a series of screenings walked the ramp in their swimwear designed by Sony Boy Mindo. This maiden batch is comprised of models, university students, sales professionals, and a PWD (Person with Disability)- a first in the history of beauty contest in the country. Megastar Productions headed by Mr. Ovette Ricalde is the man behind the staging of this first ever beauty pageant search together with his business partners. Representing the best in their cities and provinces, the candidates spend a week packed of activities leading to the coronation night. They will undergo physical fitness training, personality development and pasarela sessions to become more competitive. There will be a series of photo shoots, TV guesting and sponsors visit.
Queen of the Philippines 2014 is being presented in cooperation with Subic Bay Yacht Club and Subic Bay Travellers Hotel and Event Center- the Official Venue and Residence of the candidates. Three titles at stakes, winners will going to represent the Philippines in three international beauty pageants- FACE OF BEAUTY INTERNATIONAL, FACE OF THE WORLD and MISS YACTH MODEL INTERNATIONAL. Aside from the prestige of being crowned as the first ever Queen of The Philippines winners, they will also get cash and other fabulous prizes from sponsors of the pageant. Coronation Night is on August 1, 2014, 8PM at the Subic Bay Yacht Club in Subic Bay Free Zone (SBFZ) to be telecast over Global News Networks (GNN) on a delayed basis. Over-all Production Concept and Direction by Concon Sinel.
Co-Presentors Subic Bay Yacht Club- Official Venue of the Event and Subic Bay Travellers Hotel and Event Center- The Official Residence.
Our Major Sponsors – Office of the Mayor and Tourism Department of the Municipality of Cabangan, Zambales spearheaded by Mayor Ronaldo F. Apostol, La Andreax Beach Resort Cabangan, Zambales, SM City Olongapo.
To our special friends – Gov. Germogenes “Jun” Ebdane of Zambales, Vice- Gov. Ramon “Mon” Lacbain of Zambales, Cong. Sheryll Deloso Montalla of 2nd Distric, Zambales.
SBMA Chairman’s Office – Office of the City Mayor Rolen Paulino and Special Events Department, Office of the City Council Committee Chairman on Arts and Culture.
Total Image (Personality Enhancement School), Reyes, Diano, Tumanda and Co. (Official Tabulator), Comtech Computer College (SBFZ), Vista Rent a Car (Official Local Transport), NTN Trading, I-Focus Photography and Events, Skin Mate Shark Oil and Light Skin.
Beauty Partner-Jancen Cosmetics Surgery. Our gratitude to the following Media Partners – GNN ( Global News Network), RHTV DZRH Television, Business Mirror, Pilipino Mirror, Pinoy Paparazzi, People’s Journal, Model Search Manila, The Philippines Event, Showbiz Sosyal, DWGO 1008 KHZ, DWOK 97.5 FM, Subic Bay 89.5FM, Subic Ads Led, SBC TV 22, Pentagraph Ads,
Thanks to our Food Services Partners – Center for Asian Culinary Studies (Subic Bay) for Food Crash-Course Culinary, Chef’s Avenue Catering Services, Cali Burger (Timog Ave., Branch), Ralph’s Sizzlers, Soup and Etc. (Olongapo Branch), Gerry’s Restaurant and Bar (SBMA Branch).
Lady Grace Intimates, Sundance, FX Fashion Exhange, Grandior Atelier Fashion Designs ( Manila-Olongapo ), Jennifer Yap Yap Designs (Olongapo), Choy Herrera Designs (Olongapo), Accent Designer by Cathy Capistrano.
The Twenty-Three Official Candidates:
LIST OF CANDIDATES ACCORDING TO THEIR OFFICIAL NUMBER
1. JANICE JANE FLORES - QUEEN OF PASIG
2. RANDETH ADRIANO - QUEEN OF MALOLOS
3. ALPHA MARIA DUMLAO - QUEEN OF MANILA
4. ROWENA SASULUYA - QUEEN OF GUIGUINTO BULACAN
5. KAREN BAROT - QUEEN OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO
6. MA. RUELA LOPEZ - QUEEN OF LIPA CITY
7. CIELO CLARAVALL - QUEEN OF QUEZON CITY
8. LYKA ANTONETTE JOHNSON - QUEEN OF ZAMBALES
9. MARIAH NILO - QUEEN OF OLONGAPO
10. FRANCES RUTH CONSTANTINO - QUEEN OF MALABON
11. CARIEMAE FAJARDO - QUEEN OF CALUMPIT
12. CAMILLE LAYLAY - QUEEN OF ORIENTAL MINDORO
13. MARIE ROSE CAJAYON - QUEEN OF ILOCOS NORTE
14. SHAIRA ANGELIC CUDIA - QUEEN OF PAMPANGA
15. PRINCESS PURA - QUEEN OF PASAY
16. MIKEE LASIG - QUEEN OF BATANGAS
17 . EMERKLIEZEL LU - QUEEN OF ANGELES CITY
18. JEZALYN GARCIA - QUEEN OF BATAAN
19. MAUREEN GRACE USACDIN - QUEEN OF MALOLOS
20. CRISTEL MERCADO - QUEEN OF PLARIDEL
21. GUILLEN DIAZ - QUEEN OF CAVITE
22. LEA GUTIEREZ - QUEEN OF PAOMBONG
23. MICHELLE ALEGRE - QUEEN OF DAGUPAN
MANILA - Beauty bets from Overseas Filipino Communities and regional candidates will gather for the 46th edition of Mutya ng Pilipinas. A series of corporate visits, photos shoots and other pre-pageant activities are scheduled this week. All 30 candidates will be presented to media on July 23 at Hotel H2O, the Swimwear Presentation at Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan on July 28-31; and Long Gown Competition, Nueva Ecija, August 1-3. The grand coronation night will be on August 8 (to be televised on GMA). This year’s theme: “Mutya ng Pilipinas, Where Beauty Begins…” proudly announces its 30 official candidates:
1 Anna Margarette Bascon Lapu-lapu City
2 Dorina Doerr Tagbilaran
3 Britt Roselyn Rekkedal Scandinavia
4 Ma. Jackielyn Dulay Nueva Ecija
5 Aivy Mae Castro Daanbantayan
6 Nickah Dela Cruz Bulacan
7 Alexandra Faith Garcia Zambales
8 Renalyn Arinque Capiz
9 Cristine Racel Olongapo City
10 Kellie Dione Camoro Zamboanga
11 Beatrice Kathryn Andrada Canada
12 Shanice Aquino Central Luzon
13 Annalita Vizcarra Murcia, Neg. Occ.
14 Mary Ryelle Espiritu Arizona, USA
15 Deborah Humpfner Germany
16 Christina De Vries Toronto
17 Maria Leslie Angelina Ghan Misamis Oriental
18 Cheryl Chen Tarlac
19 Yesley Cabanos Caloocan
20 Candy Cumayas Bohol
21 Kim Fyfe Australia
22 Eva Psychee Patalinjug Cebu City
23 Rosalie Arcenio Aklan
24 Froilene Villanueva Iloilo
25 Patrizia Bosco Milan
26 Glennifer Perido Cordilleras
27 Angela Aninang Mabalacat
28 Jovilyn Gavan Davao
29 Pauline Edralin Melbourne
30 Aiko Rachelle Caraan Talisay, Cebu
Over the years, MPI adheres to utmost transparency to preserve the ideal standards in pageantry systems. As such, it has renewed its cooperation with ‘Reyes Tacandong & Company’ (RT
& Co) to be the official Auditors of the MP 2014. RT & Co is led by its Chairman, Roman F. Reyes. Reyes is concurrently a Member of the Board of the GSIS. To further strengthen its continuing desire to preserve its standards & credibility as a dominant pageant operator, it also partnered again with ‘Informatics’ as the official Tabulators of MP 2014. The various cooperation entered into by MPI are intended to strengthen is relationship with its partners & cooperators overseas, its sponsors, & its obligations to the public. Notable cooperation has been entered into with long term partner-sponsors such as Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa, Focus Lamps, Sheridan Marketing Inc. It continuously pursues innovations whenever possible. As such, MPI is the only pageant organization in the Philippines that has existing offices, branches or outlets in major cities outside of Metro-Manila, such as in Cebu & Mandaue, Bacolod City, Puerto Princesa City, Iloilo City, Davao, Cagayan De Oro, Boracay, & Pangasinan. MPI may be only national pageant organization that has continuous presence in a premier resort facility in Southwest Philippines & makes it its official resort home. MPI boosts in having 3 other associated resorts that it can utilize at anytime to bring class into its adventure-filled special events. The three most coveted titles are Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific, Mutya ng Pilipinas - Overseas Communities and Mutya ng Pilipinas-Tourism International.
The Mutya ng Pilipinas Board together with its major accredited partners, H2O Hotel, San Miguel Corporation, Viva Communications, Inc., Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa, First Standard Finance Corporation, Focus- Ilaw ng Bayan, Paciflex Wires and Cables, Rain or Shine Elastomeric Waterproofing Paint, Biocera Anti-oxidant alkaline water, Raychem, Malungai Life Oil and Armak Tape Corporation is committed to promote Tourism, Adventure, Socio-Civic related promotions and of course Beauty Pageantry in the Philippines and overseas.
The inaugural Miss Grand Philippines (MGP) 2014 is excited to announce International Academy for Aesthetic Sciences (IAAS) as its official beauty academy. Utilizing a force of well-respected Aesthetic Practitioners, IAAS is the country’s first Aesthetic Academy that aims to give their students the best education in the field of Aesthetic Science. The partnership between the two new players in the beauty and aesthetic industry aims to foster women empowerment and domestic tourism.
The contract signing was held last Monday, July 21, 2014 at International Academy for Aesthetic Sciences, Quezon City. Present at the contract signing were IAAS Chairman Dr. Victor Endriga, IAAS President Ma. Andrea Andal, IAAS Vice President for Business Affairs Dr. Rudy Apostol, IAAS Voice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Cecil Catapang, IAAS Vice President for Marketing Nino S. Mas and Miss Grand Philippines President/National Director John Dela Vega. Twenty four equally gorgeous candidates of Miss Grand Philippines visited the aesthetic headquarters of IAAS on the same day and were given with training on proper skin care, corrective make up and several aesthetic procedures. The candidates were treated with goodies from Colour Collection Cosmetics of Tupperware Brands Philippines and Aura Skin Nutrition products.
On being the major presentor of Miss Grand Philippines, Nino Mas is thrilled and happy with the partnership. “Our partnership with Miss Grand Philippines 2014 is a testimony of our quest to live up to the image of “International Academy” in the same way as MGP aims to create a significant mark in the international pageant world. Both organizations also share the same vision of promoting the best things that Philippines can offer to the rest of the world.”
Meanwhile, Dela Vega is happy that IAAS has partnered with MGP. “Being part of Miss Grand Philippines 2014 requires beautiful face and well-proportioned figure. Aside from swimsuit and long gown competitions, each candidate is expected to showcase their beautiful facial features and svelte physique all through out the pre-pageant activities. IAAS can be of great help in providing education and training to the candidates in terms of facial beauty and body aesthetics.”
IAAS formally opened its door to aspiring local and foreign aesthetic practitioners this July of 2014. The academy takes pride in having tested and proven highly effective services known within the aesthetics industry and continuously innovate by using methods and practices with Japanese, Korean, American and European standards.
Miss Grand Philippines on the other hand, is the country’s newest national pageant that selects the Philippine representative to the Miss Grand International Pageant. Inspired by the Third Runner-up finish of Ms. Ali Forbes, Philippines’ representative to the inaugural pageant last year in Bangkok, Thailand, this year’s local search aims to promote domestic
Two lucky candidates will be chosen as Face of IAAS and Miss International Academy for Aesthetic Sciences to be awarded on the coronation night. The eventual winner of Miss Grand Philippines 2014 and her court will receive full scholarship grants and become image models and endorsers of the academy.
For more information about International Academy for Aesthetic Sciences and Miss Grand Philippines 2014, visit
Miss Grand Philippines 2014 official candidates underwent make up lectures and demo session with the staff of Colour Collection, the Cosmetic Brand of Tupperware Philippines. The event was held at the Institute of Academy for Aesthetic Sciences headquarter in Quezon Ave., QC last July 21, 2014. Present during the event is the Marketing Manager of Tupperware Mr. Mark Charles Salecina who gave a very informative lecture on how to apply proper make up with different kind of skin tones. The candidates themselves had a hands on trial with various selection of make up that will highlight and enhance their natural beauty. Also present during the event is John Dela Vega, the National Director of the pageant. Colour Collections, Ivana Fragrance and Tupperware will be handing out three special awards during the coronation night. The winners will be receiving cash and fabulous prod
Due to insistent clamor from handlers and aspiring beauty queens,
the Queen of the Philippines 2014 beauty pageant extended its screening last July 13 held at a private resort in Quezon City. The panel of the screening committee had a hard time in selecting who will be included in this year roster of official candidates. Applicants from reputable Universities and Colleges (UP Diliman, University of Santo Tomas, Dela Salle University, San Beda College among others) trooped the venue to try out at the newest national pageant in the land. Surprisingly, a PWD (Person With Disability) was one of the applicants yesterday. Princess Alanis Hudson Pura, a 5 foot-8 stunner with Filipino-American lineage was born deaf-mute. If she will hurdle the screening process, she will be the first PWD to make it as an official candidate in a national beauty pageant in the country.
Members of the judging panel includes Ms. Hemilyn Escudero Tamayo-former beauty queen and well known pageant trainer for aspiring beauty queens, Ms. Jessie Maloles- First Runner Up Mrs Asia International 2014 and a Rotary Club President, Richard Hinola-pageant handler and marketing Specialist, Mr. Dae Bunao-President Nextmedia Advertising, Ike Vega-VP for Marketing and Operation Megastar, Salde Singo- A Registered Nurse and OPMBworldwide member based in New York City and Noli A. Berioso- chief correspondent OPMB Worldwide.
Three major titles awaits the lucky ladies and will compete in prestigious international beauty pageants abroad..Press Presentation is scheduled on July 24 at Cali Burger in front of GMA Studio in Quezon City. Grand Coronation Night is on August 1 at the Subic Bay Yacht Club, Olongapo City.
The International Academy for Aesthetic Sciences (IAAS) formally opens its door to aspiring Aesthetic practitioners this July of 2014. IAAS is the country’s first Aesthetic Academy that aims to give their students the best education in field of Aesthetic Science. IAAS was organized in 2009 and the preparation for its launch took more than 5 years of extensive research and development.
In its first year, IAAS will welcome nearly 100 students studying across a number of disciplines, including Medical Aesthetics, Cosmetic Nursing, Facial Therapy, Hair Science and Make Up Artistry. The school expects to eventually grow to a population of roughly 300 to 500 students, and will introduce new programs by the third quarter of 2015.
“We are dedicated to teaching local and international students who have interest in pursuing a career in the exciting and dynamic world of aesthetics. We provide education and hands-on training, and disseminate updated information from different Aesthetic Practitioners all over the globe.” said Nino Mas, Vice President for Marketing, “Our experienced medical practitioners offer excellent training skills that will bring our students to the forefront of aesthetic industry. Since this field continuously change; as new techniques and products become available; we pride ourselves on staying abreast to all these advances to provide the students with excellent, well-rounded and state of the art education.”
“IAAS instructors, many of which have run their own aesthetic clinics, have a wide variety of experience in their respective fields and are respected members of their professional and medical communities. But, above all these, they are outstanding teachers. Our courses not only offer the perfect combination of teaching the skilled techniques that our students need to acquire but also an insight into the business world which is an important component in ensuring that they will be successful aesthetic practitioners in the future.” said Dr. Cecil Catapang, Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The academy believes in promoting its tested and proven highly effective services known within the aesthetics industry and continuously innovate by using methods and practices with Japanese, Korean, American and European standards. “We are working closely with public and private higher education institutions to develop high-quality academic programs and scholarships in cooperation with LGUs, NGOs, and private corporations.” said Dr. Rudy Apostol, Vice President for Business Affairs.
Living up to its image of an “International Academy”, the school broadens the horizons of students through its slogan “Excellence In Aesthetic Education”. This is one of the countless reasons why Daiana Menezes, a famous Brazilian model-host-actress, and Glennifer Perido, Miss Philippines –Earth Air 2012, enrolled in IAAS.
Founded by its Chairman, Dr. Victor Endriga, the International Academy for Aesthetic Sciences, was born out of principles of academic freedom, social engagement and global presence. The academy takes a strategic approach to amplify its image by engaging with a range of art, design, science and academic partners headed by its President, Ma. Andrea Andal who envisioned herself to be the instrument in creating a premier training institution that provides professional service with the highest level of skill and integrity.
For more information about International Academy for Aesthetic Sciences, visit
Stephanie Gerona, Anna Gilbean, Camille Laylay, Carie Mae Fajardo, Gracechele Manguit, Karen Barot, Lyka Johnson, Mariah Nilo, Maureen Usacdin, Michelle Alegre and Ruela Lopez.
The first ever search for the Queen of the Philippines 2014 Beauty Pageant conducted their NCR screening last July 5, 2014 in a private resort located at Scout Borromeo, Timog Quezon City. This a follow-up to the resounding success of screening held in Subic 2 weeks ago. A respectable number of applicants showed up to signified their intention to try out at the newest and destined to be one of the prestigious national beauty pageant in the country.
Applicants are enticed to join the current crops of beauty pageants primarily because of the successive placement of our representatives in the international pageant arena.
Present during the screening are the organizers and productions staff of Queen of the Philippines led by Megastar Productions top honcho Ovette Ricalde and Concon Sinel-the pageant director. Also present during the screening are Mr. Ike Vega VP for Marketing and Operations, Megastar, Ms. Grace Exconde-CEO Lady Grace Intimates apparel and Ms. Ellen Magsakay-Marketing Manager-Lady Grace. Members of the screening committee includes showbiz icon, TV and print ads model Diana Meneses, pageant producer and marketing specialist Richard Hinola, Mr. Dae Bunao-President of Nextmedia Advertising and OPMBworldwide chief correspondent Noli Berioso.
There will be three titles at stake for the first year edition of the pageant. The winners will represent the country in different international pageant abroad namely Face of Beauty International, Miss Bikini Universe and Yachting Models International.
The grand coronation night is scheduled on the first week of August at the Subic Yacht Club, one of the major presenter of the pageant. Due to clamor from different handlers and applicants, there will be another screening this coming Sunday, July 13 at the same venue.
Beauties on Philippine tour - Reigning Miss Tourism International Angeli Dione Gomez (3rd from right) is joined by her fellow beauty queens (from left) Kylie Miller of New Zealand, Asdis Lisa Karlsottir of Iceland, Maria Rautio of Finland, Phan Hoang Thu of Vietnam and Lucie Klukava of the Czech Republic during the launching of “Beauty Queens Tour Philippines 2014”, a joint tourism promotions campaign by Philippine Airlines and Flip Trip and proudly supported by the Philippines Tourism Promotions Board. The beauties will go on a 13-day tour of Manila, Camarines Sur, Cebu and Boracay.
Photos by Melvin Sia
Rotary First Class president Mrs. Jessie V. Maloles proudly represented the Philippines in one of Asia’s most prestigious beauty pageant for married women-The Mrs. Asia International 2014 held in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia from June 25-29. She was crowned and honored with the following recognition:
Mrs. Asia International 2014- First Runner Up
Mrs. Best In Image
Best In Talent-Top 5
Jessie was accompanied by her 5 children EJ, Macmac, JR, RJ and Mary along with her husband Rico.”I’m proud and privileged to have represented my beautiful country, the Philippines in this exquisite beauty pageant. I am very thankful and blessed to have my family and friends accompany me in KL for support boosting further my morale and my confidence”. Jessie says.
She was enticed with the idea of joining an international pageant by a former Mrs. Philippines Riza Asa and Ovet Ricalde of Megastar Productions. She went to various training in preparation for the pageant, from cat-walk, fashion skills, personal make-up, personality development, Q
and A with no less than Hemilyn Escudero-Tamayo, a well known trainer for aspiring beauty pageant.
She added that she is a woman of action not only in home and business but to their community as well. Currently she is the President of Rotary Club in Manila. She always open to different challenges in order to strive and brings changes in the lives of others. Her motto is “Service Above Self”.. She want to be an epitome of love like all the beautiful Filipinas around the world. “We love to build and not to break, We love to give and not to take”, she added.
BE THE FIRST QUEEN OF THE PHILIPPINES - THE SCREENING HAPPEN THIS JULY 5 [ saturday ] AT 1pm TO 5pm , BRING YOUR QUEEN CANDIDATES AT #42 SCOUT BORROMEO ST. NEAR TOMAS MORATO QUEZON CITY . BRING PHOTOS AND SWIMSUIT OF YOUR CANDIDATES .
THREE WINNERS TO COMPETE IN THREE INTERNATIONAL PAGEANTS AT ALL EXPENSES PAID TRIP . WINNERS WILL COMPETE IN THE FF INTERNATIONAL PAGEANTS. FACE OF BEAUTY INTERNATIONAL 2014 IN TAIWAN, MISS BIKINI UNIVERSE IN CHINA AND YATCHING MODELS INTERNATIONAL.
Our representatives to Mrs. Asia International and Mrs. Asia Classic International 2014 both emerged victorious over the weekend in KL, Malaysia. Rotarian and businesswoman Jessie Maloles bagged two major awards- First Runner-Up Mrs. Asia International 2014 and Best In Image. She also made it to the top 5 of the Talent Compettion where she rendered the soulful ” How Did You Know?” originally by Gary Valenciano. On the other hand, Lady Datin Lourdes Stutely was proclaimed Mrs. Asia International Ambassador, First Runner-Up Mrs Asia Classic International 2014 and Best in Style. Lady Lourdes is an active members of various womens organization in the country. She is a lso a member of Freemasons, the largest charitable institution in the world. To both ladies congratulations!