Filipina beauty queens competing in several international pageants over the past weeks made several victories and brought honor and pride to the Philippines. Filipina delegate to the inaugural Miss World Peace Pageant Jeslyn Santos of Bulacan won the Best in Long Gown award and emerged as one of the finalists at the 2015 Miss World Peace Pageant held at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Wan Chai, Hongkong last September 26. A stunning protégée of noted pageant mentor and events director, Mr. John de la Vega, Jeslyn wore a Vince Sityar gown creation with Domz Ramos as her fashion and styling coach and Donver Donato Belza as make-up trainor.
Another Pinay beauty Alexandra Mae Rosales of Calamba City, Laguna won as Miss Southeast Asia Tourism Ambassadress 2015 first runner-up at the pageant held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last October 2. Miss Thailand emerged as the top winner, while Indonesia landed second runner-up. Alexandra is one of the winners of Miss Tourism Philippines 2015 pageant held last July 30 under the direction of Mr. Francisco Gareth Blanco.
Finally, Kayla Marie Talusan won the Continental Queen of Asia title at the recently concluded Miss Mermaid International 2015 pageant held at the Sheraton Soma Bay in Hurghada, Egypt last October 4. Other winners are Miss Mermaid Australia, Krystal Dawson; Miss Mermaid Africa, Gata Salvaje; Miss Mermaid Europe; Karen Op't Eynde and Miss Mermaid Americas & Best Outfit, Zeltzin Gutierrez.
Kayla was personally handpicked by Megastar Production head and Philippine franchise holder of Miss Mermaid International, Mr. Ovette Ricalde to join the international tilt. A local Miss Mermaid Philippines Search is being planned for next year, according to Mr. Ricalde.
Report By: Francis Calubaquib