IN PHOTOS: Candidates of Miss Intercontinental 2018 beauty pageant
MANILA, Philippines – The candidates of the Miss Intercontinental 2018 competition introduced themselves to the media, on Thursday, January 10.
The Miss Intercontinental Japan organization brought the pageant to Manila as Japan is currently busy preparing for the 2020 Olympics.
More than 80 candidates, including the Philippines' Karen Gallman, will vie for the title, currently held by Veronica Salas of Mexico.
Karen, a 26-year-old Filipino-Australian won two special awards – Darling of the Press and Standout Beauty – during the presentation held at the Sofitel Hotel, Manila.
The ladies will compete in various pre-pageant events including the long gown and swimsuit competitiona. They will also wear Filipiniana made by the top Filipino designers.
Finals night will be on January 26 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
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