Miss Universe PH reveals new format in the selection of winners – Manila bulletin
The Miss Universe Philippines (MUPh) revealed the new format in selecting a new batch of winners.
MUP National Director Shamcey Supsup-Lee made the announcement during Miss Universe Philippines 2020 homecoming party Rabiya Mateo who arrived in Manila after an unforgettable 80-day trip to the United States.
Rabiya participated in the Miss Universe 2020 contest on May 16, where she landed in the Top 20. Immediately after the competition, Mateo embarked on a travel experience, visiting Filipino communities in 13 cities across the United States.
MUO went to great lengths to ensure Rabiya’s safety throughout her travels and to strictly adhere to all quarantine requirements. The phenomenal Queen comes home with a renewed spirit, a blooming heart, and an even greater appreciation for Filipino pride.
Since her coronation, she has continued to become an inspiration to so many Filipinos here and abroad. Its phenomenal efforts and its effect on people became the starting point for this year’s theme.
Shamcey also said the theme for the 2021 edition of the contest. “I am very happy to announce that this year’s theme for the MUPh 2021 competition, our theme, will be…. ‘INSPIRE YOU’. A Miss Universe Philippines is a phenomenal woman because she has the ability to inspire others. This year, the three pillars are Roots, Transformations and Charity. Inspired by your roots. MUPh’s associate partner program ensures that as many cities and provinces across our country are well represented. Join us as we dive deep into the interesting and moving parts of our culture revealed through the eyes of our competitors. Inspirational transformations. With the world renowned experience of key Miss Universe Philippines board members in bringing out the best in a Filipina, the goal is for them to find the best in themselves, which should also inspire others to seek their best. Finally, inspiring charity. It doesn’t matter whether it’s big or small. Doing something good that can be sustainable should inspire other people to do the same as well.
The MUPh decided on the new format to allow greater participation from all of the Philippines, she said. By doing virtual screenings early on, delegates don’t have to be in Manila and incur a lot of unnecessary travel costs.
Among the hundreds of applicants, the top 100 delegates will be unveiled on July 19, 2021. They become official MUPh delegates who will undergo a series of virtual challenges in the weeks that follow.
Through online voting through the MUPh app and judges, the field will be narrowed down to a Top 75 and then a Top 50. These Top 50 delegates will then travel to Manila for a live interview challenge with the board. directors of Miss Universe Philippines.
Ultimately, a Top 30 will be picked and announced on August 31st. MUPh Creative Director Jonas Gaffud and MUPh Design Council Director Albert Andrada were also present at the live press conference held at the Hilton Manila, Resorts World Manila.
The event was hosted by MUPh’s communications director, Voltaire Tayag. The event’s sponsors were Frontrow, Cetaphil, Creamsilk, Dr. Coco and Gary Dacanay Weddings and Events. The Miss Universe Philippines Live Coronation Party will take place on September 25th.
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