The whole Filipino pageantry community is now rejoicing after the most coveted woman officially files her application for the Binibining Pilipinas headquarters. This is no other than Catriona Gray, who is still qualified to join the Binibining Pilipinas 2018 beauty pageant. She just submitted her application on January 8, 2017, and will just have to wait for the call back to the management team of the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Incorporated. Catriona will wait for at least more than a week before she will be called for the official screening of the pageant before she will be included in the official list of candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2018.
Catriona Gray flew from Australia to join the most prestigious pageant in the Philippines, which is the Binibining Pilipinas. Catriona's supporters gathered to the Binibining Pilipinas headquarters just to show their moral support for her. There were banners, cheering followers, and a variety of bouquets that were given to her when arriving at the headquarters. Catriona was so honored for having a massive wave of supporters who dedicated their time and effort just to ponder their support for her. The management of the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Incorporated expected this immense number crowd because she is not just an ordinary candidate who will be trying her luck in this year's edition of the pageant.
|Catriona Elisa Gray|
Prior to joining Binibining Pilipinas 2018, Catriona previously participated as a candidate for Miss World Philippines in 2016. She gained the license to represent the Philippines for Miss World 2016. Stephanie Del Valle won during that time while Catriona ranked as the third princess or third runner-up. She was touted by pageant fans from all over the world as the girl to beat during Miss World 2016. Catriona became emotional when she placed the third princess during her stint. She took one-year hiatus from the world of beauty pageantry and then decided to join for the most prestigious and largest beauty pageant in the Philippines, the Binibining Pilipinas.
Catriona Gray's application makes this edition of the Binibining Pilipinas to become more exciting not only to the local pageant fanatics but also to international pageantry experts. Her participation will shed more light on the conclusion of the Binibining Pilipinas 2018 because there is already one crown that suits her during the coronation night. Her strongest competitors are April Smith, Karen Gallman, Jehza Huelar, Kimberle Mae Penchon, Eva Patalinjug, and other surprise candidates. It is expected that the candidates who are currently under beauty pageant camps are expected to perform better than ladies that are not affiliated with other beauty pageant camps.
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One local journalist asked her if she is currently enrolled in a beauty pageant camp, she mentioned that she is currently in an independent mode. During her participation in Miss World Philippines in 2016, she was under the Aces and Queens beauty pageant camp. This pageant camp is expected to train her once she wins the Binibining Pilipinas Universe title. The Binibining Pilipinas signed an agreement to local beauty pageant camps in the Philippines to further train their candidates in preparation for their international competition. This is only when they will win one of the crowns to represent the country in international pageants.
Catriona Gray is considered as the woman to beat in this year's edition of the pageant. She already competed in one of the Big Four pageants, which is Miss World in 2016. Her experience is a major factor that could help her overcome the pressure to clinch the highest title, which is the Miss Universe Philippines. Catriona still maintains her perfect figure by consistently monitoring her diet and controlling her lifestyle. As the most experienced candidate, her colleagues for Binibining Pilipinas greatly respect her as one of the most accomplished women in this batch. This is because Catriona successfully represented the Philippines in an international competition.
The Binibining Pilipinas is one of the highly anticipated beauty pageants in the Philippines. International pageant experts are also monitoring this national beauty pageant because it successfully made numerous placements in major international competitions. Some of these are Miss Universe 2015 by Pia Wurtzbach. The pageant also produced two titles for Miss International 2013 by Bea Santiago and in 2016 by kylie Versoza. Miss Supranational 2013 was won by Mutya Datul and Miss Globe 2015 that was won by Ann Loraine Colis.
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