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Monday, April 16, 2012

Binibining Pilipinas 2012 Winners

Congratulations to the new set of Binibining Pilipinas winners who will represent the country in different international beauty contests abroad. Binibining Pilipinas coronation night was held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Sunday, April 15, 2012.
Janine Tugonon (No. 18) bested 29 other candidates and was hailed as the Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 2012. She will be representing the country in this year's Ms. Universe contest in Florida, USA. Janine Tugonon is a Pharmacy graduate of University Sto.Tomas and works as a clinical specialist.
Winning answer

Janine who placed first runner-up during Bb. Pilipinas 2011 proved that joining the pageant for the second time's a charm.

“Sobrang happy ako and thankful ako kay Lord. Joining wasn’t a brief decision, sobrang pinag-usapan namin ito within the family. Naisip ko noon, “Lord, bahala ka na. I surrender, andito ako for a reason and I know I’m here for a reason,” Janine said in an interview after the pageant.
Her winning answer reflected her belief as a modern Filipina.

“I believe women have the right to choose between what they want. Just go for what God wants you to do. Between the two, whatever it is, you must do your purpose in this world. Just have a child-like faith and mature obedience, and everything will go smooth,” Janine said in the question and answer portion when asked about women foregoing a happy family life for a successful career.

 Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Janine Tugonon
Nicole Schmitz (No. 8) won Bb. Pilipinas-International
 Katrina Jayne Dimaranan (No. 13) won Bb. Pilipinas-Tourism.
 Elaine Kay Moll was declared 1st runner-up
Annalie Forbes was 2nd runner-up.
The special awards winners are:

Bb. Photogenic: Karen Gallman (No. 1)
Best in National Costume: Nicole Schmitz (No. 8)
Bb. Friendship: Chloe Zanardi (No. 25)
Bb. Talent: Katrina Dimaranan (No. 13)
Manila Bulletin's Reader's Choice Award: Roxanne Tadique (No. 20)
People's Binibini: Giselle Munoz (No. 21)
Nestle's Best in Swimsuit: Nicole Schmitz (No. 8)
Ms. PAL: Mary Jean Lastimosa (9)
Best in Evening Gown: Angelee delos Reyes (No. 26)

This year's Bb. Pilipinas coronation night was hosted by Xian Lim, Iza Calzado, Ms. Universe 2010 4th runner-up Venus Raj, and Georgina Wilson. 

There were 12 judges in this year's contest, including Ms. International Lara Quigaman, Richard Gomez, and Fil-British football star Phil Younghusband as chairman of the board. Journey's frontman Arnel Pineda and Pinoy music icon Bamboo were guest performers. They serenaded the women during the long gown competition.

The Philippines has so far produced 2 Ms. Universe winners: Gloria Diaz and Margie Moran. Three Pinays have also won Ms. International: Aurora Pijuan, Melanie Marquez, and Lara Quigaman.

Extreme Makeover Home Edition Philippines on TV5

Whoa! This show is amazing! Have you seen the pilot episode of Extreme Makeover Home Edition Philippines on TV5?
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Philippines premiered last night, April 15, 2012 on channel 5, 8:30 p.m. programming.

The show promised to build and provide homes for 35 families spread throughout Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Philippines is hosted by Paolo Bediones. The Design Team is composed of Tessa Prieto-Valdez, Divine Lee, Joby Belmonte, Marilen Faustino-Montenegro and Tristan Jovellana.

The first episode took us to Mabalacat, Pampanga where they gave extreme makeovers to the house of Apung Norma, a woman who lost her husband and kids due to illness and now devotes her efforts for doing charitable works of seeking help for the poor and sick children. At 60, she work as a street sweeper to make ends meet.

The show prioritizes families with extraordinary and inspiring stories, according to production manager Joan Banaga.

They will also consider those families whose houses are in desperate need of makeover or improvement.

TV5 PR Peachy Guioguio adds that to be considered, families should legally own the property to be renovated, complete with a land title.

The show promises to change lives of Filipinos with the promise of “Bagong bahay, Bagong buhay.”

Do watch Extreme Makeover Home Edition Philippines every Sunday, 8:30PM, right after Talentadong Pinoy.                                                                                               
Send your stories on you might be the next beneficiary of the Extreme Makeover.

3 conditions must be met to qualify for the makeover:
1. Beneficiary owns the land.
2. Extremely compelling story of sacrifice and service.
3. Well loved by the community making it undeniable that they deserve "Bagong Bahay at Bagong Buhay."



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