Maria Ahtisa Manalo crowned Miss International Philippines 2018

19 Mar 2018 | Camilla Suarez

At the fascinating gala night of Binibining Pilipinas 2018, held on March 18, 2018, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines, Binibini 17 Maria Ahtisa Manalo was crowned as Miss International Philippines 2018 by the outgoing Bb. Pilipinas International 2017 Mariel De Leon.

Binibini 17 Maria Ahtisa Manalo will now represent the Philippines at the forthcoming Miss International 2018 pageant where she hopes to get crowned by the reigning Miss International 2017 Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia.

Maria Ahtisa Manalo is Binibing Niyogyugan 2016 and Reyna ng Aliwan 2017 2nd runner-up. She started her journey in pageantry world in 2014 when she was just 16 and now as a 20-year-old woman, Ahtsa stands out with her doll-like face and her mesmerizing face. She is at 175 cm and is from Candelaria, Quezon. She graduated from Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation (MSEUF) with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.


Maria Ahtisa Manalo crowned Miss International Philippines 2018

(Photo Credits - Binibining Pilipinas Facebook Official)

At the same event, Binibini 20 Catriona Gray was crowned Bb Pilipinas 2018 and will represent Philippines at Miss Universe 2018. Binibini 32 Karen Juanita Gallman was crowned Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental 2018 and will represent Philippines at Miss Intercontinental 2018. Binibini 31 Jehza Mae Huelar was crowned ‎Bb Pilipinas Supranational 2018 and will be representing Philippines at the Miss Supranational 2018. Binibini 32 Eva Psychee Patalinjug was crowned Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2018 and will now represent Philippines at the Miss Grand 2018. While Binibini 19 Michelle Gumabao was crowned Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2018, she will now represent her country at the Miss Globe 2018 pageant.

Vickie Marie Milagrosa Rushton was the first runner-up at the event, and Samantha Bernardo was named the second runner-up at Binibining Pilipinas 2018.

The finale of Binibining Pilipinas 2017 started with the introduction of the 40 contestants. All the delegates took the stage to introduce themselves to the audience. Dressed up in glittery cocktail dresses, the girls looked gorgeous.

It was a visual treat, and definitely a one of a kind experience.