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IN PHOTOS: The Miss Universe Philippines 2020 candidates at the runway challenge

Alexa Villano
The candidates transform the pathway in Uptown Parade into a fashion runway

RUNWAY CHALLENGE. The Miss Universe Philippines candidates show their catwalk skills during the first challenge at Uptown Parade in BGC, Taguig. All photos by Dion Besa/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – The candidates of Miss Universe Philippines 2020 made an appearance on Saturday, February 29, for the runway challenge. The candidates took turns dong their pasarela (pageant walk) on the pathway  at the Uptown Parade, BGC, Taguig, wearing black dresses of their choice. The runway challenge is the first public appearance of the girls since the press presentation last February 14. {source} <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-conversation=”none”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>And that&#39;s a wRap! Stay tuned for updates on <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/MissUniversePhilippines2020?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#MissUniversePhilippines2020</a>! <a href=”https://t.co/aLZYjh8UFx”>pic.twitter.com/aLZYjh8UFx</a></p>&mdash; Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) <a href=”https://twitter.com/rapplerdotcom/status/1233698567233032192?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>February 29, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script> {/source} The candidates will undergo various workshops and lectures are they prepare for the finals night on May 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Christelle Abello, Aklan  Paula Madarieta Ortega, Albay   Christine Nicole Silvernale, Angeles City

Joecel Marie Robenta, Antique  Bea Theresa Maynigo, Baguio City

Jan Alexis Elcano, Batanes

 Nathalia Urcia, Batangas  Skelly Ivy Florida, Biliran  Pauline Amelinckx, Bohol  Dianella Louise Loya, Bulacan  Vincy Vacalares, Cagayan de Oro

  

Mari Danica Reynes, Cagayan

Krizzia Lynn Moreno, Camarines Sur  Mariam El Hamid, Capiz  Sigrid Grace Flores, Catanduanes  Kimberly Hakenson, Cavite  Tracy Maureen Perez, Cebu City  Apriel Smith, Cebu   Alaiza Malinao, Davao City  We’am Ahmed, Davao del Norte  Mariel Joyce Pascua, General Santos City  Adelma Krissel Benicta, Ilocos Sur  Rabiya Mateo, Iloilo City  Kim Chi Crizaldo, Iloilo   Maria Regina Malana, Isabela

Noreen Victoria Mangawit, Kalinga  Jo-Ann Flores, Laguna

Trizha Ocampo, La Union  Chiara Lyn Markwalder, Leyte  Ivanna Kamil Pacis, Makati City  Lou Dominique Piczon, Mandaue City  Alexandra Abdon, Manila  Maria Lianina Macalino, Marinduque  Caroline Joy Veronilla, Misamis Oriental  Maricres Castro, Muntinlupa  Adee Hitomi Akiyama, Oriental Mindoro  Jennifer Linda, Palawan  Patricia Mae Santos, Pampanga  Maria Niña Soriano, Pangasinan  Ysabella Ysmael, Parañaque  Zandra Nicole Sta Maria, Pasay City  Riana Pangindian, Pasig City  Michele Gumabao, Quezon City  Faye Deveza, Quezon     Ericka Evangelista, Rizal

Marie Fee Tajaran, Romblon  Maria Isabela Galeria, Sorsogon  Carissa Rozil Quiza, Surigao del Norte  Sandra Lemonon, Taguig

Perlyn Cayona, Zamboanga del Sur

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Alexa Villano

Alexa is one of Rappler's Lifestyle and Entertainment reporters, covering local entertainment news to a wide range of topics from beauty pageants to reality shows.