After a glittery coronation night held at the Araneta Coliseum, 3 lucky girls were crowned and will represent our country in three of the most prestigious beauty pageants in the world.


Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2009: Pamela Bianca Manalo (left)
Binibining Pilipinas-World 2009: Marie-Ann Umali (center)
Binibining Pilipinas-International: Melody Gersbach (right)
1st Runner Up: Richell Angalot
2nd Runner Up: Regina Hahn

Other girls who made it to the top 10:
Diana Arevalo
Barbara Salvador
Vanessa Johnson
April Love Jordan
Priscilla Mae Honorio

Special Awards:
Best in Swimsuit: Pamela Bianca Manalo
Best in Long Gown: Marie-Ann Umali
Best in Talent: Richell Angalot
Miss Photogenic: Marie-Ann Umali
Miss Friendship: Gizelle Jasmin Rivamonte
Miss Natasha: Pamela Bianca Manalo
Miss Natasha Beauty: Richell Angalot
Miss Salsa Jeans: Priscilla Mae Honorio
Miss Philippine Airlines: Pamela Bianca Manalo
Manila Bulletin’s Readers’ Choice Award: Pamela Bianca Manalo
Araneta Center’s Shoppers’ Choice Award: Richell Angalot

This year’s batch consist of many gorgeous and stunning ladies. Most are veterans who have already competed in Mutya ng Pilipinas, as well as some returning contestants. Kapamilya contract star Priscilla Navidad failed to make the cut while Kapuso atress Rich Asuncion won as first runner-up using her real name.

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