Twenty girls from around the country will battle it out in a new reality show titled Pinay Beauty Queens Academy which focuses on the rigorous training aspiring beauty queens undergo.
The candidates will be housed in one location and will face daily activities and challenges that will test their abilities. One contestant will be eliminated each week.
Serving as mentors are Miss World 1973 1st Runner-up Evangeline Pascual, Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 1982 Maria Isabel Lopez, Miss International 2005 Precious Lara Quigaman and Bb Pilipinas-Universe 1985 Joyce Ann Burton-Titular. Miss Grand International 2013 3rd runner-up Ali Forbes will be hosting the show.
The show will air every Saturday at 9:45pm on GMA News TV starting October 4.
Meet the 20 candidates below:
Photographs: Critical Beauty and PBQA Facebook page