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Meet the 24 Candidates Competing for Ginoo at Mutya ng Kalayaan 2023 Titles in Qatar

Updated: Jun 7, 2023

Photo by Leo Bautista

As the pageantry competition for the Ginoo at Mutya ng Kalayaan 2023 titles draws near, the contenders have been finalized and are ready to showcase their talents and grace on stage.

Doha-Qatar. On June 3, 2023, the Millenium Plaza Hotel was bustling with excitement as 24 hopeful candidates, all vying for the coveted Ginoo at Mutya ng Kalayaan 2023 titles, posed for their official pageant photos. The event was a significant milestone for the candidates, marking their official entry into the competition.

The aspiring beauty queens and gentlemen were dressed to the nines and radiated confidence as they struck their poses for the cameras. With the stiff competition ahead, everyone was determined to make their mark in the competition and claim the coveted crowns.

Candidates vying for the Ginoo at Mutya ng Kalayaan 2023 titles will strut their stuff during the much-awaited Philippine Independence Day celebration on June 23, 2023 at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel. This day-long event promises to highlight the diverse Philippine culture, festivities, performances, and many other exciting activities.

The Pageant Committee for the highly anticipated Mutya ng Kalayaan 2023 competition has released the names of the 12 candidates set to compete for the coveted title. The talented young ladies represent various cities and provinces across the Philippines.

Photo by Leo Bautista

Candidate No.1 is Hazel Faith Catulong from Cebu City, while Candidate No. 2 is Lylene Alyana E. Arcobillas from Bacolod City. Candidate No. 3 is Grace A. Padiernos from Cabuyao, Laguna, and Candidate No. 4 is Mikaela L. Espiritu from Biñan, Laguna.

Other candidates who made the list include Christine Hanna G. Masarete from Quezon, Nueva Ecija, Mary Kristine C. Talite from San Miguel, Iloilo City, and Melit Bangsoyao from Baguio City, Benguet. Queen Criztyn Don Villanueva from Taytay, Rizal, Janice Boston Batareche from Sultan Kudarat, and Rona Charisse Francisco from Zamboanga City, Zamboanga, del Sur are also in the running.

The list is completed with Candidate No. 11 Karen Kate P. Miranda, who hails from Pasig City, and Candidate No. 12, Kaila N. Taduran from Quezon City. All 12 ladies have already made their mark in their respective communities, and soon one of them will be crowned Mutya ng Kalayaan 2023.

Meanwhile, get ready to meet the 12 dashing candidates who will be competing for the title of Ginoong Kalayaan 2023. The talented and driven young men come from various cities and provinces across the Philippines.

Candidate No.1 is Jesmmie Michael C. Pabillore from Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, while Candidate No. 2 is Ian Matteo D. Campos from Cebu City. Jeffrey Bassim O. Dela Cruz from Bacoor City, Cavite, takes Candidate No. 3, while Candidate No. 4 goes to Lorenz C. Lugatiman from Marikina City.

Ronald A. Padua from San Agustin, Iriga City, takes Candidate No. 5, while Rodge Leo Valdez from Jovellar, Albay, secures Candidate No. 6. Other contenders include Candidate No. 7 - Kyle Ashley Palingayan from Cagayan Valley, Candidate No. 8 - Lenard Christie Pineda from Oriental Mindoro, and Charlie R. Jose from Nueva Ecija, who takes Candidate No.9.

Rounding up the list is Keith Rolan Bugahod from Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental, who takes Candidate No. 10, CJ Mark M. Concepcion from San Vicente, Pampanga for Candidate No. 11, and Joemar O. Navarro from Pampanga for Candidate No. 12. These gentlemen have already proven their worth in their respective communities, and soon, one of them will be crowned as Ginoong Kalayaan 2023.

Filipino expats in Qatar, have the chance to show support for their favorite Ginoo at Mutya ng Kalayaan 2023 pageant through social media voting. The voting system will use HEART and WOW reactions, and the campaign period will last from June 7, 2023, through the eve of June 22, 2023.



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