Binibini Beauty Queens reunite at exclusive tea party
Binibining Pilipinas continues to celebrate 50 beautiful years with an exclusive tea party that also served as a reunion of all past and current Binibining Pilipinas titleholders. The Queens’ Exclusive Reunion Party was held March 15 at the Araneta Residence, Bahay na Puti in Quezon City.
Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI) chairperson Madame Stella Marquez Araneta, herself a Miss International titleholder (1960), personally welcomed the beauty queens at the Bahay na Puti. Among the beauty queens who graced the event are: Ms. Gloria Diaz, Miss Universe 1969; Ms. Aurora Pijuan, Miss International 1970; Ms. Ruffa Gutierrez, Miss World 1993 2nd Princess; Ms. Miriam Quiambao, Miss Universe 1999 1st Runner Up; Ms. Precious Lara Quigaman, Miss International 2005; Ms. Venus Raj, Miss Universe 2010 4th Runner Up; and Ms. Shamcey Supsup, Miss Universe 2011 3rd Runner Up.
Also at the event were the reigning titleholders Janine Mari Tugonon, Miss Universe 2012 1st Runner Up; Nicole Schmitz, Miss International 2012 Semifinalist; Katrina Jayne Dimaranan, Binibining Pilipinas-Tourism 2012; Elaine Kay Moll, Miss Supranational 2012 3rd Runner Up; and Annalie Forbes, Binibining Pilipinas 2012 2nd Runner Up.
The Queens’ Reunion Party is just one of the many activities celebrating 50 beautiful years of Binibining Pilipinas. On March 18, this year’s batch of candidates will be officially presented to the media during the Press Presentation at EDSA Shangri-La. The Grand Coronation Night will be held on April 14 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum and aired live on ABS-CBN.
The Binibining Pilipinas 2013 pageant is presented by the Araneta Center, ABS-CBN, and Cream Silk; and sponsored by Pond’s, San Miguel Beer, Petron Corporation, Casino Filipino/PAGCOR, Ginebra San Miguel, San Miguel Foods, and San Miguel Power. Other partners are Avon, Jag, Pizza hut, Philippine Airlines, David’s Salon, Gold’s Gym, Dale Carnegie, Entrepreneurs School of Asia, Charter Ping An Insurance Corporation, Joylong Philippines, Philippine Daily Inquirer, and Picture City.