MANILA, Philippines–The Binibining Pilipinas 2015 pageant turned out to be an exhilarating night of elegance, glamor and surprises as winners basked in triumph and glory on Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
Cagayan de Oro City’s Pia Wurtzbach was crowned Miss Universe Philippines.
The other winners whose stars also shone so brightly were Ann Lorraine Colis (Bb. Pilipinas Tourism), Janicel Lubina (Bb. Pilipinas International), Rogelyn Catacutan (Bb. Pilipinas Supranational), Christi Lynn McGarry (Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental), Hannah Ruth Sison (first runner-up) and Kimverlyn Suiza (second runner-up).
Here is a quick look at the coronation night:
The candidates rock the stage with their lively opening number.
The candidates strut the stage in their tight, red bikinis.
The queens wow the crowd in their evening gowns.
The thunderous shouts of the crowd nearly blew off the roof of the coliseum as hosts Tony Gonzaga and Xian Lim begin announcing the Top 15 candidates.
The top seven revel in their moment of victory.
Pia Wurtzbach is tearful when she accepted the most coveted crown from outgoing Miss Universe Philippines 2014 Mary Jean Lastimosa.