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Gazini Ganados gives advice to aspiring models

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The largest national modelling competition, JAMS Top Model, concluded yesterday during the gala night held at MOA Arena.

Almost 200 models proudly walk on the runway representing their beloved provinces during the festival wear and formal wear competitions.

The competition is divided into three categories. Kids ages 5-9 competed in Category 1 and pre to early teens ages 10-15 vied for Category 2. Meanwhile teens with age bracket of 16-25 participated in Category 3.

The attendance of Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados adds glamour to the event as she serves as one of the board of judges.

Gazini started as a model in Cebu before exploring the world of pageants. Speaking to the contestants, she gives advice on how to make it big in the modelling.

“You should always think win-win. When I joined a competition, I always think that it’s either I win the prize or I win the learning lessons that I will take forever,” Ganados said.

“So by thinking that and by doing that, you will ge…

IG Scoop: Possible format of Miss Universe Philippines 2020 revealed

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Possible format of Miss Universe Philippines 2020 according to Jonas Gaffud:
- One winner and four runners-up
- Three rounds of Q&A

Gaffud is the Creative Director of Miss Universe Philippines Organization.

Aya Abesamis to represent Philippines in Miss Grand International 2020?

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Aya Abesamis answers question from the press if she will compete in Miss Grand International pageant. She replaces Samantha Lo as Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2019.

It was in November 2019 when Lo prematurely ended her reign as Bb. Pilipinas Grand International. She submitted her resignation letter to the BPCI citing personal reasons. She competed in Miss Grand International 2019 pageant in Venezuela, where she came short of entering the Top 20.

Watch the full interview here:

Araneta City tops off the country’s first ever ibis Styles Hotel

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Press Release

Manila, Philippines – Araneta City, the City of Firsts, officially welcomes the first ibis Hotel brand in the country with a ceremonial topping-off of the ibis Styles Hotel on Tuesday, January 20, 2020.

The ibis Hotel brand was developed by the international hospitality company Accor, based in France, as an affordable yet creative brand for both leisure and business travelers. The Araneta Group brings the brand to the Philippines via a 15-storey hotel along General Roxas Avenue, one of the latest additions to Araneta City’s growing offerings.

Present at the topping off ceremony were Araneta City’s management consultant Mr. Rowell Recinto, principal design consultant Arch. Sudhakar Thakurdesai, Megawide Construction Corporation Chairman and CEO Engr. Edgar Saavedra, AVP for Operations Engr. Romeo Furigay, and Deputy Head for Construction Engr. Frederick Tan. Representing Accor were Mr. Emmanuel Marion, Vice President of Operations for Midscale & Economy Brands in Cambo…

Bb. Pilipinas 2019 queens describe ideal successors

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Press Release

The reigning queens of Bb. Pilipinas are set to relinquish their crowns few months from now.

At the topping-off ceremony of the country’s first ibis Hotel brand, the ibis Styles Hotel Araneta City, the queens told bloggers and press what are they looking for in the next Bb. Pilipinas winners.

“Of course the one who is willing to do everything just like the past queens. The one who is willing to you know past on the crown towards being empowered, being passionate, being loving to your advocacy most especially to your core and the one who is confidently beautiful,” said Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados.


“Siyempre the one who has the whole package. Someone who is very genuine and comfortable with themselves, confident and they have that certain power that they want to pursue and help others,” shared Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2019 Aya Abesamis.


“For me andun na ang being empowered, beautiful inside and out. Ang hinahanap ko is the authenticity. I want a qu…

Ai-Ai Delas Alas Turns from Tanging Ina to Tanging Ninang in her Latest Movie with Regal Entertainment

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Ai Ai Delas Alas is back in the big screen with her known brand of comedy which will tickle your funny bones with a story that will touch your heart with D'Ninang.

This is actually her first movie for 2020 along with Regal Entertainment Inc. and from Tanging Ina, Ai Ai takes on an equally important and essential role as ang tanging Ninang in this movie. I had the chance to be part of its grand media launch held in 38 Valencia Events Place.


In D'Ninang, Ai Ai portrays a pickpocket with a big heart that although she feels the guilt of the activity she is doing, she extends help in her community which makes her a sort-of a godmother to everybody. You can say she is the female counterpart of Robin Hood because she gives to the poor what she steals to the rich in that sense.

The whole press conference was filled with laughter and insights not just from Ai Ai but also from her co-stars Angel Guardian and Kiray Celis that plays her proteges in pickpocket, Lou Veloso which plays an o…