Posted on Mar 13, 2017
After a long and careful deliberation, the officials of Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. led by Mrs. Stella Marquez Araneta revealed the 40 gorgeous ladies that made the official list of Binibining Pilipinas 2017 candidates during the final closed-door screening held at the Kia Theatre on Feb 28.
Prior to fine-tuning the lineup, 95 girls were shortlisted to present themselves to the screening committee composed of Binibining Pilipinas board members, executives of broadcast partners ABS-CBN, and the Binibiing Pilipinas 2016 queens. The hopefuls were narrowed down to 55 ladies that were each meticulously interviewed by the committee.
This year’s exciting roster consists of fresh faces, graduates from top schools, sports and fashion enthusiasts, artists, and young professionals who excel in their chosen fields. They represent various provinces in the country, and have stood out among close to a hundred aspirants that went through rigorous screenings in February.
With the Top 40 list validated by the auditing group of Binibining Pilipinas, the 40 Binibini hopefuls were assigned their official number for the pageant during another closed-door session.
The official Binibining Pilipinas 2017 candidates, with their official social media hashtags, are as follows:
#Binibini1 - Dane Felisse Marasigan
#Binibini2 – Arienne Louise Calingo
#Binibini3 – Maria Gail Devora Tobes
#Binibini4 - Jessica Ramirez
#Binibini5 - Joselle Mariano
#Binibini6 - Ma. Bejieleen Nama
#Binibini7 - Jennyline Carla Malpaya
#Binibini8 - Leitz Camyll Ang
#Binibini9 - Vanessa Saliba
#Binibini10 - Jehza Huelar
#Binibini11 - Kimberly Pajares
#Binibini12 – Angelique Celine De Leon
#Binibini13 – Sirene Sutton
#Binibini14 – Sarah Jireh Asido
#Binibini15 – Mariel De Leon
#Binibini16 - Larah Grace Lacap
#Binibini17 - Camille Manalo
#Binibini18 - Nelda Ibe
#Binibini19 - Rachel Peters
#Binibini20 - Christagale Borja
#BInibini21 - Jamaica Ambal
#Binibini22 - Chanel Olive Thomas
#Binibini23 - Arah Salientes
#Binibini24 – Dindi Joy Pajares
#Binibini25 - Clarice Marion Villareal
#Binibini26 - Ruffa Nava
#Binibini27 - Beatrice Valente
#Binibini28 - Juliana Kapeundl
#Binibini29 - Karla May Manongsong
#Binibini30 - Mae Liezel Ramos
#Binibini31 – Katarina Rodriguez
#Binibini32 – Charmaine Elima
#Binibini33 – Kristi Rose Cequeña
#Binibini34 – Gabriela Ortega
#Binibini35 – Thoreen Halvosen
#Binibini37 - Sammie Anne Legaspi
#Binibini38 – Ana Patricia Asturias
#Binibini39 – Elizabeth Durado Clenci
#Binibini40 – Kristel Guelos
These ladies will compete for the coveted Binibining Pilipinas 2017 titles to represent the country in international pageants.
In the past few years, Binibining Pilipinas has produced international title holders like Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach and reigning Miss International 2016 Kylie Versoza.
Follow their exciting journey in this year’s competition on Binibining Pilipinas, visit www.bbpilipinas.com. Like the Binibining Pilipinas official Facebook page www.facebook.com/realbbpilipinas and follow @bbpilipinasofficial on Instagram.