Mutya Ng Pilipinas 2013
Published: July 29, 2013
Mutya Ng Pilipinas 2013, Two lovely ladies were crowned Friday evening at the Mutya ng Pilipinas 2013 contest at the NBC Tent in Taguig City, Philippines and will go on to represent the Philippines in international competition.
Koreen Medina of Quezon City was crowned as Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pacific Intercontinental 2013 and will represent the country in the Miss Intercontinental 2013 Pageant later this year in Egypt.
Angeli Dione Gomez of Cebu City was crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism International 2013 and will have the right to represent the country in the Miss Tourism International 2013-2014 pageant the end of the year in Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia.
Asdis Liza Karlsdottir from Iceland was named Mutya ng Pilipinas-Overseas Communities. 1st Runner-Up honors went to Arizona’s Maureen Montagne with Kristian Aubrey Nolasco of Caloocan rounding up the Top 5 as 2nd Runner-Up.
Medina told the Philippine Daily Inquirer after her coronation that her great grandmother, Cecilia Cartagena, passed away while she was in Palawan for official pageant activities. “I dedicate this crown to her,” she said.
During the final round of questions, Medina spoke of her experiences not growing up with her parents and being raised by her grandparents. “They are very supportive of me, and I love them very much,” she later told the Inquirer.
Gomez got her crown from fellow Cebuana Rizzini Alexis Gomez, who is also the reigning Miss Tourism International.
Rounding out the Top 10 were Nazita Reyhanian, Scandinavia, Catherine Denise Trivino, Santa Rosa, Laguna, Joselle Mariano, Cavite City, Zandra Flores, Pangasinan, and Vina Openiano of Laguna.