Maxine Medina’s Official Send Off for 65th Miss Universe​

The official send off of Miss Universe​ Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina was held earlier today at the Versailles Tent in the Novotel Manila Araneta Center. It was attended by Continue reading “Maxine Medina’s Official Send Off for 65th Miss Universe​”

DOWNLOAD: Maxine Medina’s Profile Filter

Hi guys!. Due to the overwhelming number of people who wanted to have a Maxine Medina Facebook Filter on their profile picture, Continue reading “DOWNLOAD: Maxine Medina’s Profile Filter”

WATCH: Bamboo, Sarah and Jed to perform at the 65th Miss Universe​ Special Events!

According to TV Patrol, Department of Tourism Undersecretary Kat De Castro announced that Sarah Geronimo, Bamboo and Jed Madela will perform at the 65th Continue reading “WATCH: Bamboo, Sarah and Jed to perform at the 65th Miss Universe​ Special Events!”

Final Meeting for Maxine Medina’s Evening Gown?

Remember the blog that we posted before about Rhett Eala and Maxine Medina? (Maxine Medina and Rhett Eala: A Match Made in Heaven for the 65th Miss Universe​ pageant?). Well, there’s a new development Continue reading “Final Meeting for Maxine Medina’s Evening Gown?”

Confirmed: Steve Harvey will have a Pinay Co-Host for the 65th Miss Universe​ pageant

It can now be told that Steve Harvey will have a Filipina co-host for the 65th Miss Universe​. This news was confirmed by DOT Secretary Wanda Corazon Tulfo-Teo via an interview in DZMM. 
Secretary Teo also said that the Miss Universe​ Organization has already chosen that Filipina co-host, but she refuses to give details about it. This is also one way to avoid what happened last year where Steve Harvey read the wrong winner.
The question is who is that lucky Filipina to co-host Steve Harvey?. Well, we will only know in the coming days. 
Personally, the only Filipina we think that is perfect for the job is Joey Mead King.
Maxine Medina will represent the Philippines at the 65th Miss Universe​ pageant, which will be on January 30, 2017 to be held at the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines. 

The 65th Miss Universe​ Grand Kick Off Party

Universe​, get ready because the grand kick off for the most beautiful event in the Philippines will be happening this weekend. DOT Undersecretary Kat De Castro confirmed this to us that the 65th Miss Universe​ Grand Kick Off Party will be happening this coming Saturday, December 10, 2016 to be held in S Maison Conrad Manila at 6 in the evening. This grand kick off won’t be completed without the reigning queen, so yeah, Miss Universe​ 2015 Pia Wurtzbach will be there and some of the selected contestants who will be arriving later this week. This is open for everyone so better be early if you are planning to attend this event .

Iloilo to host 65th Miss Universe​ Photoshoot

As the 65th Miss Universe pageant approaches, one by one the Department of Tourism of the Philippines is releasing the official venues for the different events that will take place throughout the pageant and one of them is Iloilo City and Ilonggos are ecstatic about it.

In a press release it was mentioned that Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon and DOT Secretary Wanda Teo met yesterday to discuss Iloilo’s hosting of the Miss Universe photoshoot. Drilon welcomed the upcoming hosting of Iloilo City of the world’s most prestigious beauty pageant and said that the event will surely showcase Iloilo’s remarkable progress and development to the country and the rest of the world.
Drilon said that the event represents a perfect opportunity to show the international community and foreign audiences – as well as the rest of the nation – the many achievements Iloilo has made in terms of development and shared progress throughout the past years.
It was upon Drilon’s request that Iloilo was chosen as one of the venues of the photoshoot.
“As we host the beautiful contestants of the Miss Universe 2016, it is also a good time to share to the rest of the world the unique beauty of Iloilo, and how she is steadily recovering her role as the Queen of the South,” Drilon said.
“Iloilo’s many tourist attractions – such as the Miagao’s Church, a UNESCO World Heritage site, 
Miagao Church
Iloilo River Esplanade,
Iloilo River Esplanade
and the Iloilo Convention,
Iloilo Convention Center
and Molo Church,
Molo Church
along with the colorful culture and cuisine of Ilonggos and heritage houses, will ensure that any guest will leave Iloilo behind with so many good memories of this place and its people,” Drilon said.
Drilon said that the tentative date of the photoshoot is on January 19, but he said he would not discount the possibility that it will coincide with the annual celebration of Dinagyang Festival on January 22.
Drilon appealed to the whole Ilonggo community to be one in working to make the historic event successful.
“This event is an affirmation and acknowledgement of Iloilo’s rise as a progressive and developing center in the Visayas,” he added. Miss Universe 2016 will be the 65th Miss Universe. The coronation will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena on January 30.  

Mall Of Asia seaside complex will become a Miss Universe​ Village

It’s going to be a beautiful, festive and memorable event for everyone comes the 65th Miss Universe​ competition. According to an article of Interaksyon TV5, one of the major sponsors of this beautiful event, SM Lifestyle, Entertainment Incorporated, SM Mall Of Asia seaside complex in Pasay City will be transformed into a virtual Miss Universe village as it becomes the venue for events leading up to the grand coronation night. They will showcase an array of activities to bring the whole Miss Universe experience to the Filipino people and the entire world. It will host the Governor’s Ball, National Gift Auction, National Costume, the Fashion Show, the Designer Showcase and After Party among others, all of which are designed to provide the Filipino people and the rest of humanity an unforgettable Miss Universe experience.
65th Miss Universe​ competition will be on January 30, 2017 to be held at the Mall of Asia Arena. Maxine Medina will represent the Philippines. 
This is the 3rd time the Philippines will host the Miss Universe​ pageant. The first one was in 1974 then on 1994.
The Philippines had three Miss Universe​ title holder. Gloria Diaz (1969), Margie Moran (1973) and Pia Wurtzbach (2015). 

JUST IN: It’s Official! 65th Miss Universe​ pageant to be held in the Philippines

Finally! The long wait is over. That is for all the pageant fans all over the world because Secretary Wanda Teo of the Department of Tourism of the Philippines and in behalf of the Miss Universe​ Organization and IMG have finally and officially announced that the 65th Miss Universe​ competition will be held in Manila, Philippines on January 30, 2017 (January 29 US Time). The pageant will start at 5 AM, Philippine time. The most beautiful event in the Universe will air live on FOX Network from Mall Of Asia Arena.

The announcement was made during a press conference earlier today. “After all that’s been said and done, I happily welcome on behalf of the DOT the latest announcement of the Miss Universe Organization (MUO) through Pia Wurtzbach that finally the Philippines will indeed play host to the much awaited 2016 Miss Universe pageant,” Teo said. She added that the candidates will visit first Camiguin. Then they will visit Davao, Cebu, Iloilo, Vigan, Bicol and Palawan for events and photo shoots.

NOTE: We will update this for more details when MUO & IMG release more information about the pageant

The contestants are expected to arrive in January 13, 2017.

Our bet, Miss Philippines Maxine Medina is currently training hard for that back to back title that we’re aiming for but she’s definitely and more than ready to welcome all the girls from different parts of the world as the host delegate. 

This edition, which is the Miss Universe​ 2016 will be called the 65th Miss Universe since the pageant will be held on 2017 but the winner will still be considered as Miss Universe​ 2016. 

Janine Tugonon is part of the 12 NU Muses of 2017!

After Miss Universe​ 2012 1st runner up Janine Tugonon asked for the help of all the Filipinos worldwide via online voting for NU Muses, it finally paid off!. She’s part of the official 12 NU Muses of 2017. The Organization released the list of 12 girls via their website.
Photo taken by David Bellemere during Janine casting in New York 
We are so proud to announce the first NU MUSES ever! These models have been selected by a panel of judges and through social voting for their inspiring, timeless beauty, both inside and out.

Each model will be given the career opportunity of a lifetime:  A nude photo shoot with David Bellemere at an exclusive location, receipt of $10,000, flown to Miami for the VIP launch event at Art Basel covered by major press outlets, featured in the December issue of treats! with the chance to grace the cover of the magazine, and featured in a documentary to be shown on one of the largest TV networks in the USA & distributed worldwide!

Help us congratulate these 12 classic beauties by exploring their profiles and following NU MUSES as these models shoot with David Bellemere and help us redefine nudity as fine art.
The mission of NU MUSES is to celebrate the forgotten art of the classic nude, to capture the elegance and romance of the female form, worthy of gracing fine art galleries and walls.
Congratulations Janine for this another milestone in your modelling career. You can check out the other 11 models at NU Muses website.