For the first time in the pageant history, 40 beautiful ladies were chosen to vie for the three crowns of the Binibining Pilipinas 2011 which will be held at the Araneta Coliseum this coming April. The three winners will represent the country to the Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Globe-International. CLICK HERE FOR THE WINNERS AND SPECIAL AWARDS
A few of the notable contestants includes Grendel Alvarado- winner of the first Philippines’ Next Top Model (Disqualified), Dianne Necio – last year’s first runner-up at the Binibining Pilipinas, Patricia Tumulak – winner of Miss Philippines Fire at the Miss Earth 2009, Luzelle Felipe who claimed to be a part-time tricycle driver and Roxanne Cabanero (Disqualified) who’s a dead ringer of last year’s Bb. Pilipinas-Universe and Miss Universe 4th Runner Up, Maria Venus Raj.
From the pictures below, who do you think has what it takes to win any of the three international crowns?
as of press time (03.24.11), four girls were already disqualified from the competition and 4 other girls from the screening were asked to comeback to complete the magic 40!
Disqualified from the competition are Grendel Alvarado, Jen Olivar -both are alums of Philippines Next Top Model, Roxanne Cabanero and most recently, Bianca Paz.
photos courtesy of bbpilipinas.com