[by Rizadel S. Miras]
Miss Universe Philippines revealed on their social media accounts the Top 50 candidates who will be vying for the 2022 edition of the pageant on Monday, February 28.
“Introducing this year’s roster of Filipina beauties vying for the most prestigious crown in the country!” MUPH said in a post
The current edition of MUPH started with 50 official delegates. The final 30 delegates will compete on the coronation night after some challenges.
Familiar names in this year’s edition are Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Dee, Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Celeste Cortesi, Miss Universe Philippines 2020 third runner-up Pauline Amelinckx, and Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas 2019 Katrina Llegado.
The pageant’s coronation night will be on April 30. The place is still not revealed yet.
The current titleholder of the said pageant is Beatrice Luigi Gomez from Cebu City, Top 5 finalist in the Miss Universe 2021 in Eilat, Israel.