MEET THE PRESS. (Left) Mario Dumawal, ABS-CBN’s veteran entertainment reporter poses with the reigning Miss Teen Philippines Nicole Villar. (Right) Villar makes the final walk before the press.
MANILA – The Miss Teen Philippines 2019 presented to the media and prominent bloggers the 31-strong final candidates at Monet III, Novotel Hotel, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City on Monday, May 6.
The final candidates are: Erin Esquivel, Ivy Padilla, Riza Carrillo, Samantha Pagar, Czarina Bojos, Gianne Leuterio, Myrna Esguerra, Frenzel Lapuz, Patricia Beerda, Joanna Kalkschmidt, Regine Romero, Nicole Borromeo, Princess Guanzon, Treisha Rovero, Sarah Joffe, Aira Gloria, Allison Pineda, Bea Racelis, Thiara San Pablo, Mikki Barcelona, Nikki de Moura, Liezl Inigo, Kamyll Pla, Francine Gamboa, Kylah Sanchez, Karla Niere, Kaye Rollins, Olive Bigah, Jamylla Ampis, Kayshia Mondaga and Heart Cello.
At the press conference, the finalists were interactively asked by the veteran entertainment media, and the beautiful teens told them about their experiences.
Nicole Villar, the reigning Miss Teen Philippines, was also present to lead the candidates. She was then in third-year high school when she has been crowned in 2014.
Five years later, Villar is ready to pass on her crown. In her personal life, she will soon graduate with a bachelor’s degree in legal management this year.
The winner of Miss Teen Philippines 2019 will take home the title and be conferred as a youth ambassador.
A million pesos worth of cash and prizes will be given to all Miss Teen Philipines winners.
The grand finals of Miss Teen Philippines will be held at New Frontier Theater, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City on May 8, 2019.