Text and Photo by Celso De Guzman Caparas
Manila, Philippines - The Miss World Philippines Organization headed by its president and CEO Arnold Vegafria (seated, rightmost) sealed partnership with Artorian Internationale represented by CEO Oliver Ocampo (seated, center) during the contract signing ceremony held recently at Annabel's, Tomas Morato, Quezon City.
"It is my pleasure and honor to announce the partnership of Miss World Philippines Organization and Artopian Internationale. Thank you for believing on us. We're very lucky that MWPO is one of the platforms you have chosen to promote healthy living, beauty and wellness," said Vegafria in his welcome speech.
Artopian Internationale is committed to providing products that address the health, personal care and well being of it's core consumer base through the professional and personal of it's multi-level marketing associates and networks while operating in a mutually beneficial, fullfilling, enriching, fun filled and transparent environment.
"Artopian Intrrnationale is committed to change lives. We believe that beauty queens are effective advocates of these causes. I fervently hope that our collaboration with Miss World Philippines Organization will help attain our goals, mission, vision and will forge a fantastic relationship," exclaimed Ocampo.
Gracing the affair were 2019 Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas Katrina Llegado (seated, leftmost) and ten official candidates of 2021 Miss World Philippines (standing, from left) Emmanuelle Vera, Janelle Lewis, Lea Macapagal, Riana Agatha Pangindian, Tatyana Alexi Austria, Dindi Pajares, Anne de Mesa, Tracy Maureen Perez, Ganiel Krishnan and Michelle Arceo.
Forty five hopefuls will compete in the following preliminary Fast Track Events and winners in each event will automatically secure a semi-finalist slot : Beauty with A Purpose, Goodwill, Head to Head Challenge, Multimedia Challenge, Top Model, Beach Beauty, National Costume, Talent, Sports Challenge, and Charity by Teviant.
Seven crowns and titles are at stake, namely, Miss World Philippines, Miss Supranational Philippines, Miss Eco Philippines, Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas, Miss Tourism Philippines, Miss Environment Philippines and Miss Eco Teen Philippines. Runners-up will be named First Princess and Second Princess.
The Grand Coronation Night is set on July 25, venue still to be advised.
The organization also announced that 2003 Miss World Top 5 Finalist Mafae Yunon (now Belasco) has been appointed as Director for Personality Development.