Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere back in Manila

MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere arrived in Manila Saturday, May 5, for a series of activities, including a fashion show on May 8.

Demi-Leigh shared a series of Instagram stories of her on the Miss Universe Instagram page at the World Strongest Man competition happening the country.

Screengrab from Instagram/@missuniverse


LOOK: @MissUniverse Demi Leigh Nel Peters is back in Manila andmakes a surprise visit to the @WorldsStrongest Man finals at the Rizal Park on Saturday. #WSM #ItsmorefuninthePhilippines pic.twitter.com/4RI5GFowc6 — Visit Philippines (@TourismPHL) May 5, 2018


Meanwhile, Iris shared on her IG stories a photo of the view from their hotel room in Manila. 

Screengrab from Instagram/@irismittenaremf

Iris and Demi-Leigh will be part of the fashion show Grit+Glam, together with Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach. The event will take place at the Cove.

Finally this is happening!!! See you all on May 8 at The Cove Manila for a fashion show and summer party with The World’s Strongest Men and Miss Universe 2017 @demileighnp Miss Universe 2016 @irismittenaeremf and Miss Universe 2015 @piawurtzbach ! Thank you Frontrow International, @covemanila @missuniverse @samverzosa @rsfrancisco888 @robbycarmona #frontrow #missuniverse #hopeforchange #empireph #partytime A post shared by Jonas Antonio Gaffud (@jonasempire.ph) on May 2, 2018 at 5:54am PDT

While the fashion show is reportedly a pre-event for the country to possibly host the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, the Department of Tourism and the Miss Universe organization have yet to confirm if the Philippines will host the pageant once more. (READ: After Boracay rehab, another Miss Universe hosting stint?)

The country previously hosted the pageant in  1974, 1994, and January 2017, 1994. –Rappler.com