WHO WILL WIN THE CROWN?
These are the 14 young ladies joining the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2019. They were formally introduced to the public on Dec. 2, 2018 at a mall in Mandurriao, Iloilo City by the Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation, Inc. Miss Iloilo Dinagyang committee chairperson PJ Arañador.
The candidates are Claire Therese Porras, Elaine Segura, Claudette Del Castillo, Shane Pia, Sueko Kinjho, Beatrice Nicole Arabia, Sharon Idone, Maria Mikhaella Incensario, Berylane Joy Barredo, Maria Cielito Corazon Abendon, Janeen Dale Geroso, Charlotte Mananquil, Vina Marie Peña, and Angelic Olmedo. The pageant night is tentatively set on Jan. 25, 2019. The tentative venue is the Iloilo Business Park in Mandurriao district.
During the pageant’s launching in October, Arañador unveiled the pioneering Miss Iloilo Dinagyang logo. He also announced that the candidates would be trained for the question and answer portion of the pageant, social etiquette, modeling coaching, walking and grooming, among others.
Meanwhile, jeweler Regine Espinosa will design a new crown for the winner. “The design encompasses the history of the city. It will be better, more suitable to the new concept and the new brand of Iloilo Miss Dinagyang 2019,” she said.