Clad in colorful swimsuits, the 40 official candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2014 were formally presented to the members of the press, sponsors and other guests this afternoon, February 19 in the plush Sofitel Philippine Plaza.
The girls showed off their best form in the hopes of being catapulted as favorites and frontrunners in what could be the toughest edition of Binibini yet. This year’s roster of candidates is composed of repeaters including former runners-up, models, students and professionals all vying for the chance to wear the Philippine sash in the international pageant arena.
Former titlists Venus Raj (Miss Universe 2010 4th runner-up), Shamcey Supsup (Miss Universe 2011 3rd runner-up), Precious Lara Quigaman (Miss International 2005), Ariella Arida (Miss Universe 2013 3rd runner-up), Joanna Cindy Miranda (Bb Pilipinas Tourism 2013) and Mutya Johanna Datul (Miss Supranational 2013) graced the event.
Coronation night is on March 30. Reigning Miss Universe Gabriela Isler of Venezuela will assist in crowning the new winner.
Watch the opening number here: