Search for Binibining Pilipinas 2016 begins

MANILA, Philippines – Calling all Filipino beauty queen aspirants! The search is on for a new batch of beauty queens for Binibining Pilipinas 2016.

According to a press release, titles at stake are Miss Universe Philippines, Bb Pilipinas International, Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental, Bb Pilipinas Supranational, and Bb Pilipinas Grand International.

Applicants must be 17 to 26 years old with Filipino citizenship, at least a high school graduate, and of good moral character. Those interested to apply may go to the Bb Pilipinas website for the application form or go to the office at Uniprom Inc, Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, from 10 am to 5 pm, Mondays to Fridays until January 30.

The year 2015 has been remarkable for the organization. On December 20, the Philippines won its 3rd Miss Universe title after 42 years, courtesy of Miss Universe Philippines 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach. Pia now joins Gloria Diaz (Miss Universe 1969) and Margarita Moran (Miss Universe 1973) on the list. 

On October 8, Bb Pilipinas Tourism 2015 Ann Lorraine Colis won the title of Miss Globe in Toronto Canada. This was followed by a 3rd runner-up finish by Bb Pilipinas Tourism 2014 Parul Shah at the Miss Grand International in Bangkok, Thailand on October 25. 

On November 5, Bb Pilipinas International Janicel Lubina placed in the Top 10 and won the Miss Best Dresser award at the Miss International pageant in Tokyo, Japan.

Bb Pilipinas Supranational Rogelie Catacutan finished in the Top 20 of the pageant in Krynica-Zdroj, Poland last December 4, while Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental Christi Lynn McGarry was 1st runner-up at the Miss Intercontinental pageant in Magdeburg, Germany last December 18. – Rappler.com