Pia Wurtzbach, PH beauty queens will be ‘muses’ during the 2019 SEA Games

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Pia Wurtzbach, PH beauty queens will be ‘muses’ during the 2019 SEA Games
Pia Wurtzbach and Megan Young are two of 11 beauty queens who will serve as muses of the countries participating in the event

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine beauty queens will serve as the muses of participating countries during the opening ceremony of the SEA Games at the Philippine Arena on November 30.

Pia Wurtzbach, the country’s 3rd Miss Universe in 2015, will serve as the muse of the Philippines. Megan Young, who became the first Filipina to win Miss World in 2013, will be the muse of Indonesia.

Other queens who will be participating during the athletic meet’s opening include:

Lara Quigaman, Miss International 2005 – Malaysia

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Karen Gallman, Miss Intercontinental 2018 – Brunei Darussalam

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Sophia Senoron, Miss Multinational 2018 – Cambodia

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Karen Ibasco, Miss Earth 2017 – Myanmar

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Jamie Herrell, Miss Earth 2014 – Singapore

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Angelia Ong, Miss Earth 2015 –Thailand

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Cynthia Thomalla, Miss Eco International 2018 – Laos

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Sharifa Akeel, Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 – Vietnam

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Jannie Alipo-on,  Miss Tourism International 2017 – East Timor

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The ladies will wear gowns by Eric Pineda, who will pay homage to Filipino products such as abaca, capiz shells, and bamboo. 

Filipino performers led by Lani Misalucha, Christian Bautista, Aicelle Santos, Jed Madela, Elmo Magalona, KZ Tandingan, Iñigo Pascual, The TNT Boys, Ana Fegi, Robert Seña, and international rap artist Apl d Ap will perform during the opening ceremony. – Rappler.com