IN PHOTOS: Pia Wurtzbach's surprise birthday party

MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach was in for a surprise when her close friends in the Philippines threw her a party on her 27th birthday. (LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach celebrates birthday in Manila)

Pia herself posted a photo of her reaction to the dinner at Le Jardin in Bonifacio Global City, saying, "That moment your friends surprise you and they catch your reaction on camera! I have the best friends in the world!"

She thanked her friends, Niña Almoro, Pauleen Luna Sotto, Harley Tan, Franchesca Que, Anne Margaret Luna, and Mara Isabel Sotto.

That moment your friends surprise you and they catch your reaction on camera! I have the best friends in the world! Thank you @ninaalmoro @pauleenlunasotto @harleybarleyyy @chescaque @amcluna_ @marasotto #PLDT A photo posted by Pia Wurtzbach | Miss Universe (@piawurtzbach) on Sep 24, 2016 at 5:47am PDT


Pia also posted a photo of her birthday look – bangs to go with her bright red dress.

Birthday lookhair by @santiagoraymond make up by @gerypenaso A photo posted by Pia Wurtzbach | Miss Universe (@piawurtzbach) on Sep 24, 2016 at 5:54am PDT


Here a couple more photos of Pia with her friends, along with a photo of her with Miss Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina.

Happy Birthday @piawurtzbac A photo posted by Maria Mika Maxine Medina (@maxine_medina) on Sep 24, 2016 at 8:33am PDT


There's no place like home :) surprise bday party for P by PLDT :) #vsco #vscocam #philippines A photo posted by Harley Tan (@harleybarleyyy) on Sep 24, 2016 at 7:25am PDT


Aunties A photo posted by Marie Pauleen Luna- Sotto (@pauleenlunasotto) on Sep 24, 2016 at 7:27am PDT


Birthday dinner A photo posted by Marie Pauleen Luna- Sotto (@pauleenlunasotto) on Sep 24, 2016 at 7:28am PDT


No place like home. #HappyBirthdayPia A photo posted by Marie Pauleen Luna- Sotto (@pauleenlunasotto) on Sep 24, 2016 at 7:47am PDT


With my MOH @chescaque A photo posted by Marie Pauleen Luna- Sotto (@pauleenlunasotto) on Sep 24, 2016 at 8:02am PDT


Meanwhile, over on the Miss Universe Instagram account, a video of Pia answering 27 questions for her 27th birthday was posted.

When asked whether she preferred cakes or cupcakes, she replied, "Cupcake, so I know my portions," before she was presented with a cupcake topped with a candle. Watch the video below to see her reaction!

27 Questions for #MissUniverse's 27th Birthday! Wait for the surprise at the end. ;) Check out the full video on Facebook! For more Birthday trivia check out the Miss U App: link in bio. A video posted by Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (@missuniverse) on Sep 24, 2016 at 4:55am PDT


Earlier on September 24, Pia had another birthday party in Manila, one with her fans, the Pianatics.

Happy 27th birthday to the Philippines' Miss Universe, Pia Wurtzbach! – Rappler.com