Binibining Pilipinas has announced this year’s 10 best national costumes in a jaw-dropping fashion show that aired online on Sunday, June 27.
Two weeks before the coronation night, Binibining Pilipinas aired on its YouTube channel a virtual presentation that showcased the 34 Binibinis in their colorful and creative locally-designed outfits. Shot at the New Frontier Theater in Araneta City, it presented the diversity of our country's rich history and culture.
At the end of the show, ten candidates were named as part of this year's best in national costumes. They garnered the most number of votes from netizens via the Binibining Pilipinas website and Tiktok channel since voting officially opened on June 12.
Comprising the top 10 Best in National Costume of Binibining Pilipinas 2021 are:
Binibini 1 from Cavite – Samantha Alexandra Panlilio
Designer: Klevin Bartolaba
Binibini 11 from Bocaue Bulacan - Vianca Louise Marcelo
Designer: Paolo Blanco
Binibini 12 from Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental – Cinderella Faye Obeñita
Designer: Odelon Simpao
Binibini 17 from Masbate - Hannah Arnold
Designer: Louis Pangilinan
Binibini 18 from Nueva Ecija – Ma. Ruth Erika Quin
Designer: Erjohn dela Serna
Binibini 21 from La Union - Carina Carino
Designer: Don Cristobal
Binibini 22 from Pampanga - Czarina Guiao
Designers: Ferdinand "Macoy" Elipane and Oplong Paras
Binibini 24 from Angeles, Pampanga - Maria Francesca Taruc
Designers: Rich Sabinian and Kevin Cayanan
Binibini 25 from Rizal – Honey Grace Cartasano
Designer: Paolo Ballesteros
Binibini 32 from Tagum City – Leslie Anne Ticaro
Designer: Mark Joseph Sayad
Another round of public voting via the Binibining Pilipinas website is opened to decide who among these Top 10 qualifiers will bag the Best in National Costume on the pageant's grand coronation night.
This year’s pageant, happening on July 11 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, will crown four queens -- Binibining Pilipinas International, Binibining Pilipinas Grand International, Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental, and Binibining Pilipinas Globe.
Hosted by beauty queens Catriona Gray and Nicole Cordoves, it will be aired on A2Z, Kapamilya Channel, and Metro Channel, and will be simultaneously livestreamed on iWantTFC and the official Binibining Pilipinas YouTube page.