LiveBlog: Bb. Pilipinas 2013 Winners (Results)

  Posted on 4/14/13 2:06 PM

Miss Universe Philippines 2013 - Ariella Arida
PROFILE: Miss Universe Philippines 2013 - Ariella Arida

Binibining Pilipinas-International 2013 - Bea Rose Santiago
Binibining Pilipinas-Tourism 2013 - Joanna Cindy Miranda
Binibining Pilipinas-Suprenational 2013 - Mutya Johanna Datul
1st Runner-Up - Pia Wurtzbach

Special Awards
Bb. Best in National Costume - 37, Maria Teresita Alaine Baccay
PHOTOS: National Costume Competition
Bb. Friendship - 21, Lourenz Remetillo
Bb. Talent - 10, Anna Carmela Aquino
Manila Bulletin Readers' Choice Award - 22, Ellore Noelle Punzalan
Bb. Petron - 16, Joanna Cindy Miranda
Bb. Best in Swimsuit -41, Ariella Arida
Bb. Photogenic - 39, Mutya Johanna Datul
Bb. Best in Evening Gown - 39, Mutya Johanna Datul
Cream Silk Beyond Beautiful Woman Award - 16, Joanna Cindy Miranda
Bb San Miguel Zero Fit and Sexy Body - 15, Pia Wurtzbach
Bb Avon - 20, Bea Rose Santiago
Bb Philippine Airlines - 4, Nicole Kim Donesa
Bb Pilipinas-PAGCOR - 45, Imelda Schweighart

Top 15
Bb 41 Ariella Arida
Bb 45 Imelda Schweighart
Bb 39 Mutya Johanna Datul
Bb 34 Grace Yann Apuad
Bb 13 Charmaine Elima
Bb 43 Rhea Nakpil
Bb 46 Amanda Noelle Navasero
Bb 22 Ellore Noelle Punzalan
Bb 46 Amanda Noelle Navasero
Bb 22 Ellore Noelle Punzalan
Bb 20 Bea Rose Santiago
Bb 16 Joanna Cindy Miranda
Bb 12 Camille Carla Nazar
Bb 31 Maria Angelica de Leon
Bb 25 Merry Joice Respicio
Bb 31 Maria Angelica de Leon
Bb 25 Merry Joice Respicio
Bb 15 Pia Wurtzbach
Bb 33 Parul Shah

Q & A 

Candidate No. 20 Bea Rose Santiago
She was given this question by judge Miss International Beauty Congress president Hirofumi Hashimoto: “Complete this sentence: The ideal Filipino is…”
Santiago replied: “Thank you. The ideal Filipino is both proud and happy people. We love Philippines so much that we are willing to come back here every year, we’re willing to spend our Christmas, holidays every year just to be here in the Philippines. Because we Filipinos will always feel at home here in the Philippines.”

Cadidate No. 16, Joanna Cindy Miranda
Liliana Zawadzki: “What is a personal quality that most people remember about you?”
“One word that can describe me is I’m unstoppable. Everything that I wanted in life, I did it, even if I didn’t have permission from my parents, from my friends, or people around me. If I know that what I want to do is right and good for me, I will do it. And at the end of it, I know every people around me will be proud of me. Thank you,” the beauty queen from Nueva Ecija replied.

Candidate No. 39 Mutya Johanna Datul

She got this question from judge Amb. Roberto Mayorga: “Many beauty queens have embraced advocacies after their reigns. What would be your advocacy?”
Datul, who hails from Isabela, replied: “Thank you so much, sir. My advocacy is I want to extend my help to those people who are in need, especially the BPCI (Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc.) charity, and I want to be part of them to helping those charity, BPCI. Thank you so much.”

Candidate No. 15 Pia Wurtzbach of Cagayan de Oro
Purisima asked her this question: “What do you think is the greatest achievement of Binibining Pilipinas in its 50 years of existence? Why do you think so?”
Wurtzbach replied: “I think the greatest achievement that Binibining Pilipinas has given to the world is the candidates, not just the winners, but everyone. Because each candidate… our lives changed when we joined this pageant, and we became inspiration to other people. And that’s why I think the greatest gift of Binibining Pilipinas is its candidates. Thank you.”

Here is the question and answer portion for the rest of the Top 15 candidates in this year’s Binibining Pilipinas pageant:

Candidate No. 45, Imelda Schweighart
Question (from judge Bobby Huang): “The Beatles believed that all you need is love. Agree or disagree, and why?”
Answer: “You know what, we should spread world peace. We people tend to overthink sometimes, and we tend to think about negative energies. And I think we should just think of positive energies. In that case, we will spread love to everybody. Thank you.”

Candidate No. 13, Charmaine Elima
Question (from judge ABS-CBN chairman Gabby Lopez): “You know, in this digital age, on Facebook, everything is made public. So, for you, what for you should remain private, and why?”
Answer: “For me, those things should remain private is your self, especially in terms of being open up in everything to them. Your personality, your personal intentions should be private. Thank you.”

Candidate No. 43, Rhea Nakpil
Question (from judge Sec. Rene Almendras): “Recently, a Filipino nurse was praised at President Obama’s State of the Union Address because of her heroism during typhoon Sandy. What is the trait that makes Filipinos stand out in the world?”
Answer: “I think one of the traits that make Filipinos stand in the world is honesty. For I believe honesty is the root to success, to heroism, heroic deeds and to the success of the world, most especially in terms of being a Filipino. Thank you very much.”

Candidate No. 46, Amanda Noelle Navasero
Question (from judge Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz): “Do you think you could be a good Catholic if you believe in the RH bill?”
Answer: “I believe that believing in the RH bill is a good… especially for us educated people, we should know how to be a… we should know how to… understand the RH bill itself. So it’s really important, especially for the kids right now. Thank you very much.”

Candidate No. 34, Grace Yann Apuad
Question (from judge Amb. Massimo Rosigno): “What can be your greatest contribution to your local community?”
Answer: “Good evening, sir. Thank you for that question. The greatest contribution that I can give is being an inspiration to the youth because I myself is a very independent person. I have been living on my own and I was able to finish studies even without my parents, and I think that will serve as inspiration to the youth today. Thank you.”

Candidate No. 22, Ellore Noelle Punzalan
Question (from judge Philippine Azkals player James Younghusband): “If you have the opportunity to speak to the new Pope, what would you tell him?”
Answer: “If I would have the opportunity to meet the new Pope, I would congratulate him first for having that opportunity. And I would like him to pray for our country, the Philippines, to be united. To have love, to serve as… something that would be relevant to everyone. The Filipino family is something that we should be proud of.”

Candidate No. 12, Camille Carla Nazar
Question (from judge Louis Ng): “Which country in the world, aside from the Philippines, fascinates you and why?”
Answer: “Nais ko po sanang sagutin ang iyong katanungan sa wikang Filipino. Sa totoo po, kung ako’y papipiliin, ayoko po sanang bitiwan ang Pilipinas dahil mahal ko po ito. Pero kung bibigyan ako ng chance, nais ko pong maka… sa Amerika po. Dahil sa tingin ko ito ‘yung pinaka… para sa akin, maunlad na bansa at andoon sa President Obama na siyang matatag na president natin. Thank you.”

Candidate No. 31, Maria Angelica de Leon
Question (from judge "The Buzz" host Boy Abunda): “My question is, are the best things in life really for free? Why or why not?”
Answer: “Yes, I do believe that the best things in life are free, like love, family, happiness and, of course, the care that you get from all your loved ones. And, of course, you could not buy that from anyone, you get it from respect and love. Thank you.”

Candidate No. 25, Merry Joyce Respicio

Question (from judge James Younghusband): “If you were to break one habit, what would it be and why?”
Answer: “At 18 years old, I love eating junk food and that’s one thing… that’s one thing that I would like to break ‘cause it’s not healthy. Thank you.”

Candidate No. 33, Parul Shah
Question (from judge Liliana Zawadzki): “What would you tell a child who’s being bullied in school?
Answer: “I would tell the child to never look down, bring himself up even though he’s being stepped on. Because for me, I do believe that it will start from one’s self. Respect everyone around you and humility in one’s self will actually… will actually eradicate people who bully children. Thank you.”

MEET: Bb. Pilipinas 2013 Official Candidates

Chairman of the Board of Judges: Department of Energy Secretary Rene Almendras
  • James Younghusband - Midfielder for the Philippines national football team
  • Boy Abunda - Talk show host and TV personality
  • Eugenio Lopez III - Chairman of ABS-CBN Corporation
  • General Alan Purisima - Director General of the Philippine National Police
  • Gloria Diaz - Miss Universe 1969
  • Liliana Marquez Zawadsky
  • Hirofumi Hashimoto - Chairman of Miss International
  • Louis Ng - Macau businessman
  • Roberto Mayorga - Chilean Ambassador to the Philippines
  • Massimo Roscigno - Italian Ambassador to the Philippines

MEET: Bb. Pilipinas 2013 Hosts

Sam Milby
Sam Concepcion
Xian Lim
Matteo Gudicelli
Top 15
Long Gown Competition
Swimsuit Competition
Special Awards
Candidates rendering a dance number in glittering cocktail dresses.

MEET: Bb. Pilipinas 2013 Hosts
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MEET: Bb. Pilipinas 2013 Official Candidates

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  • Bb. #3, Zandra Flores was Miss Philippines Earth 2012 candidate
  • Bb. #5, Maria Sofia Gloria Mustonen was Miss Philippines Earth 2010 candidate
  • Bb. #8, Abbygale Monderin was Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011 candidate
  • Bb. #16, Joanna Cindy Miranda was Miss Philippines Earth 2008 candidate
  • Bb. #17, Carin Adrianne Ramos was Mutya ng pilipinas 2012 Top 10 semifinalist
  • Bb. #20, Bea Rose Santiago was Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011 Overseas Communities
  • Bb. #21, Lourenz Grace Remetillo was Miss Supranational Philippines 2011 winner and Miss Supranational 2011 delegate
  • Bb. #27, Vania Valiry Vispo was Miss World Philippines 2012 Top 12 semifinalist
  • Bb. #33, Parul Shah was Turismo Pilipina 2008 candidate
  • Bb. #38, Mariz Ong was Miss World Philippines 2012 candidate
  • Bb. #39, Mutya Johanna Datul was Mutya ng pilipinas 2012 Top 10 semifinalist
  • Bb. #41, Ariella Arida was Miss Philippines Earth 2012 candidate

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