We all have witnessed how pageantry could acclimate from small towns to international stages. And the portion that made everyone stop for a while was the Q&A round. Thus, ever wonder which responses of these beauty pageant winners remain relevant today?
Surely, Filipino fans have their personal favorites in pageantry. With glorious winning and overwhelming support, the messages of these queens continue to remain timeless. And as we look back to history, let’s see which answer conquers all seasons.
And the winner is? Rundown of timeless Q&A
Nina Ricci Alagao’s unforgettable Q&A
Starting down the list is Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2000, Nina Ricci Alagao. This Pasay City representative and Candidate Number 14 instantly became a crowd favorite and eventually turned celebrity. During the Q&A round, she was asked how she would become successful in this fast-changing world.
“Well that shouldn’t be difficult for someone who is receptive to new ideas. I guess you have to be onguard of all the time and you can’t be caught unaware of the things to come. You always have to be on the lookout of what is new, because just when you thought, technology is at its peak, there is more to come. Thank You.”– Nina Ricci Alagao, Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2000
Charlene Gonzalez-Muhlach and her compassionate answer
Who wouldn’t forget the controversial high-tide or low-tide answer of Charlene Gonzalez-Muhlach? Becoming one of the most admired celebrities, Charlene as Bb. Pilipinas Universe 1994 had an impactful statement in the local pageant as well. Especially after being asked why she pursued medicine at that time while her whole clan was highly recognized in show business.
“Well if you look around the streets, you see so many povered children. So many povered families that need help. We gotta reach out to them and let them know that we care. We gotta be able to offer free services to them in order for them to survive.”– Charlene Gonzalez-Muhlach, Bb. Pilipinas Universe 1994
Atty. Anna Theresa Licaros and her timeless Q&A round
Meanwhile, Bb is another beauty queen that left a significant mark in the history of pageantry. Pilipinas Universe 2007 winner turned lawyer. Proving the doubts of people, Atty. Theresa Licaros once dominated the stage. And her Q&A performance will forever be timeless, weighing against the crown itself or her love life.
“I think I would have to choose the crown. Precisely because, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I think I will be able to reach out and touch more people to be of greater service should I achieve the crown. I am very confident that my love life will be there once the crown is no longer in my head and I have passed it on.”Atty. Anna Theresa Licaros, Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2007
Indeed, pageantry makes Filipinos proud of their beloved country. Simply because it showcases our candidates’ beauty and the advocacy they could offer worldwide. These three candidates may be just one of the many with definitive answers. Thus, how they handled that nailbiter Q&A round will surely be remembered in history.
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Lloydie believes that living in a world full of imagination is not easy; it is wonderful. Thus, he hopes to inspire people through his stories as he traverses this planet.