MANILA, Philippines – Eighteen of the 40 candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2016 took part in the talent show held at the Gateway Activity Center Saturday, March 5. (IN PHOTOS: Meet the candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2016)
Here are the candidates who participated in the talent show.
Candidate # 1 Janelle Olafson stunned in an interpretative dance number.
Candidate #2 Alexandra Faith Garcia performed a folk dance.
Candidate # 7 Angelique Celine de Leon performed a Beyonce medley.
Candidate # 8 Karen Ibasco performed a contemporary dance routine to Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song.”
Candidate # 10 Jeslyn Santos sang “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen.
Candidate #12 Edjelyn Joy Cay Gamboa sang a Whitney Houston tune.
Candidate # 14 Paula Rich Bartolome sang “Reflection” from Disney’s Mulan.
Candidate # 15 Kristine Estoque prepared an original composition.
Candidate # 16 Vina Prulla Openiano did a belly dance routine that showed off her toned physique.
Candidate #17 Priscilla Kimberley dela Cruz performed a variety of folk dances including Pandanggo sa Ilaw and Tinikling to “Kanta Pilipinas.”
Candidate # 19 Maria Lina Prongoso showed off her baton twirling skills
Candidate # 22 Apriel Smith also danced to a Beyonce medley, including songs like “Crazy in Love” and “Single Ladies.”
Candidate # 23 Angela Gene Valdes performed an interpretative dance to “Biyahe Tayo.”
Candidate # 24 Niza Sabrina Sophia Limjap sang “On My Own” from Les Miserables.
Candidate # 25 Anjellica Lopez sang Adele’s “Rumor Has It.”
Candidate # 32 Jennyline Carla Malpaya danced to “Maria.”
Candidate # 34 Sarah Christine Bona sizzled in another Beyonce medley, including “Pretty Hurts” and “Grown Woman.”
Candidate #36 Maria Gigante gave a soulful performance of “Make You Feel My Love.”
To cap off the Talent Competition, Mark Mabasa serenaded the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 candidates. He sang “One Call Away,” “All of Me,” and “Thinking Out Loud.”
All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler
The winner of the Best in Talent will be announced during the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Grand Coronation Night on April 17 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.– Rappler.com
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