THE Philippines has so far enjoyed success in the international pageant scene in 2017, and Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental Katarina Rodriguez is hoping to give the country its first crown this year.

Currently in Egypt for the Miss Intercontinental competition, Rodriguez is determined to give the country its first ever Miss Intercontinental title. And Filipinos around the world can help her get closer to that dream by voting for her in the pageant’s online poll prior to the coronation night on Jan. 24 (Jan. 25 in the Philippines).

The winner of the online poll will automatically advance to the final stage of the competition.

Aside from being a successful ramp, commercial and print model, Rodriguez was second runner-up in “Asia’s Next Top Model” in 2014. She is also an advocate of peace and HIV-Aids awareness.

The blog The Great Pageant Community (TGPC) is also holding a separate online poll, with the winner being named the TGPC’s People’s Choice and advancing directly to the semifinals. (PR)