Search for Miss Baguio on-A A +A
Friday, August 10, 2012
THE search for this year’s Ms. Baguio started Wednesday with at least 20 candidates.
Sonny Ticwala of the organizing Sonny T. Productions said it will be a frenetic three Sundays leading to the coronation night on September 2.
The presentation and press conference started Thursday at the Golden Pine Hotel.
Sonny T. Productions was responsible for bringing the Binibining Baguio in 1995 until 1997 and the Lakambini ng Pilipinas in 1998 until 2002.
The candidates will have a community service, as well as lecture and workshop on personality development on August 19 at the People’s Park. The pre-pageant is on August 19, at the Hotel Supreme where they will vie for Best in Talent, the Best in Swimsuit and initial interview.
On August 26, it will be the city tour around Baguio like the Philippine Military Academy, the Mansion, Wright Park and other tourist destinations in the city.
On September 1, they will join the parade during the city’s celebration of its 103rd Charter Day; the following Sunday at 1 p.m., they will motorcade around the city’s main thoroughfare as they gear up for the final judging and coronation night at the Baguio Convention Center.
The winners will receive P50,000 cash for “Ms. Baguio”, P30,000 for the first runner-up and P20,000 for the second runner-up, aside from gift certificates and gift packages.
The candidates were chosen on the following requirements: a resident of Baguio for one year, single, at least five feet and two inches in height, between 16 to 25 years old, and must possess beauty, poise, personality, wit, intellect and of good moral character. (PR)
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on August 11, 2012.