IN PHOTOS: Familiar faces eye Miss Universe PH 2020 crown

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 01 2020 07:08 AM | Updated as of Feb 01 2020 11:43 PM

MANILA – Will one of these ladies be the Philippines’ next Miss Universe representative?

Over the past days, women from all over the country have been flocking to the Empire Studios in Taguig to submit their applications for the first-ever Miss Universe Philippines pageant.

Check out the slideshow below to see familiar faces who are planning to compete this year:

SANDRA LEMONON (Binibining Pilipinas 2018 Top 15 finalist)

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ALAIZA MALINAO (“Asia’s Next Top Model” season 4 contestant)

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MICHELE GUMABAO (Miss Globe 2018 Top 15 finalist)

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PAULINE AMELINCKX (Mutya ng Pilipinas 2018, Miss Bohol 2017)

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MARIA ISABELA GALERIA (Binibining Pilipinas 2019 Top 15 finalist)

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APRIEL SMITH (Binibining Pilipinas 2016 candidate, Binibining Cebu 2017 winner)

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RIANA PANGINDIAN (Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Top 15 finalist)

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BELLA YSMAEL (Binibining Paranaque 2014, Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018 first runner-up)

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LOU DOMINIQUE PICZON (Binibining Cebu Heritage 2018)

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A namesake organization will hold the new Miss Universe Philippines pageant on May 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

This marks the end of an era as Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. let go of the Miss Universe franchise in the country after more than 50 years.