Review: Who Will Win The Race To Binibining Pilipinas 2018 Crown?

Binibining Pilipinas 2018: Second Hotpicks and Impressions After Press Presentation

Philippines is ready to find its new queen within few weeks, meanwhile the candidates contending for the title of Binibining Pilipinas 2018 were presented to the press on February 21, 2018 at Monet Ballroom 1 Novotel Manila Araneta Center.

After assessing the body language, runway and presentation skills of all the candidates during their press presentation performances, The Kaleidoscope of Pageantry brings you the best performances of the event, indicating the front runners in the race to Binibining Pilipinas 2018 crown! Currently, the competition is certainly between these ladies, so without further ado let us know them.

1. Karen Gallman

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Karen Juanita Gallman

Karen Gallman has returned to Miss Universe Philippines pageant after six years and there is no reason why I do not see her in Top 3 already. The way she fiercely smiled as she slayed the runway in poise reminded me of the smizing beauty, Pia Wurtzbach. She seems Miss Universe ready as of now! She is definitely winning one of the major crowns on the coronation eve of Binibining Pilipinas 2018.

2. Catriona Gray

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Catriona Elisa Gray

What I completely adore about Catriona, that this time she is more confident about herself and rather than being pageant patty, she is showing her more natural and spontaneous side! During the press presentation, the ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ proved that she is now ready to be called as ‘Confidently Beautiful’!

3. Sigrid Flores

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Sigrid Grace Flores

One of the strongest performers of Press Presentation, I would not mind at all if Sigrid is chosen to represent the powerhouse nation, Philippines at Miss Universe this year. I am awestruck by the charm she reflected on stage. With that confident walk and spectacular body language, Sigrid has locked one of the crowns for her in the Binibining Pilipinas 2018 finals. She is completely flawless!

4.  Anjame Magbitang

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Anjame Magbitang

Anjame Magbitang has the poise and radiance in her demeanour. The way she smiles and slays the runway in a composed posture, makes her one of the strong candidates running for the race to Binibining Pilipinas 2018 crown.

5. Athisa Manalo

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Athisa Manalo

I am smitten by the charismatic smile of Athisa. She reminds me of the soft yet fierce beauty, Mutya Datul and she can very possibly be the country’s second Miss Supranational, if Binibining Pilipinas has the franchise of Miss Supranational pageant. She walks well, looks superb on and off the camera and has the ‘it’ factor to leave a great impression.

6. Sandra Lemonon

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Sandra Lemonon

Sandra Lemonon can be a perfect delegate for Miss Grand International pageant. She is smart, sexy and has a good presence on stage. Having said that, her beauty somewhat fits in the bill of Miss Grand International titleholders we have witnessed till date.

7. Samantha Kaye Avestruz

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Samantha Kaye Avestruz

Samantha glides on the stage like dream! During the press presentation, she outshined many so called front runners of the competition and proved that all that glitters is not gold! She is completely ready for the finale and would give her co-contestants a run for money in the finals!

8.  Marie Sherry Ann Quintana Tormes

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Marie Sherry Ann Quintana Tormes

Marie Shery was on fire during press presentation. Just like Samantha, she outshined many front runners and I was completely in love with her sexy twirls and turns. Marie glided the stage in ease and walked the runway like a pro! A great performance from this beauty should be a cakewalk in the finals.

9. Michele Theresa Gumabao

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Michele Theresa Gumabao

One of my personal favorites for the title of Binibining Pilipinas 2018, I was not convinced with the performance of Michele in the press presentation. Michele has a very strong profile for a pageant like Miss Universe and it should certainly not get wasted. She speaks very well and has the charm in her attitude. However, when it comes to stage presence, she could not pull off a great impression. If Michele wants to walk home with one of the titles of Binibining Pilipinas 2018, she must up her game or come back next year with better preparations.

10. Patrizia Mariah Garcia

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Patrizia Mariah Garcia

Patrizia had an impressive presentation during the Press Presentation event. She walked subtly yet fiercely. She did not try too hard and that is what was the highlight of her performance. I totally adore this beauty and would love to see more of her in the coming days, especially when it matters the most!

Top 15

11.  Jehza Mae Huelar

12. Kayesha Clauden Chua

13. Edjelyn Joy Gamboa

14. Angelica Mae Corbe

15. Eva Psychee Patalinjug 

16. Vickie Marie Rushton

Here are the pictures of all the candidates contending for the title of Binibining Pilipinas 2018 during the Press Presentation.


Binibining Pilipinas 2018 is the 55th edition of Binibining Pilipinas, which is slated to take place on March 18, 2018 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines. During the conclusion of the pageant, Rachel Peters will crown her successor as the new Miss Universe Philippines, who will then represent Philippines at Miss Universe 2018 wherein Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa will crown her successor as next Miss Universe.

At the same pageant, Mariel de Leon will crown her successor for Miss International 2018, Channel Thomas will crown her successor for Miss Supranational 2018, Katarina Rodriguez will crown her successor for Miss Intercontinental 2018, Elizabeth Durado Clenci will crown her successor for Miss Grand International 2018 and Nelda Ibe will crown her successor for Miss Globe 2018.

Picture Credits: Binibining Pilipinas

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Also Read: Final Predictions For Binibining Pilipinas 2018 HERE!

Meet The Contestants of Binibining Pilipinas 2018 HERE!

Who Deserves To Win Binibining Pilipinas 2018? VOTE HERE!


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