MANILA, Philippines — Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray will return to the Philippines on Feb. 20 with a homecoming celebration that will be “fit for a queen.”
Gray’s return will have a grand homecoming parade on the streets of Manila and Makati on Feb. 21.
She will also be welcomed with another parade at the Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City, on Feb. 23.
A fan appreciation event will also be launched at the Araneta Coliseum.
The grand homecoming is supported and organized by The Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. and the Araneta Center.
The beauty queen will also visit organizations such as LoveYourself, an HIV/AIDS advocacy group, and Smile Train, an international charity that supports free cleft palate repair surgery and children in underprivileged communities.
Gray will also pay a visit to Tondo, Manila where she supports Young Focus Philippines, a group that helps underprivileged children get an education.
Gray took home the fourth Miss Universe crown to the Philippines after Pia Wurtzbach in 2015, Margie Moran in 1973 and Gloria Diaz in 1969. /atm