Philippines’ Samantha Panlilio sets off to Thailand for Miss Grand International 2021

16 Nov 2021 | Angelique Reyes

Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2021 Samantha Panlilio has begun her journey to Miss Grand International 2021 as she flew off to Phuket, Thailand a few hours ago. Samantha who is niece of the late Myrna Panlilio Borromeo, the first Binibining Pilipinas ever, felt overjoyed as she shared the news of her departure on her social media where she wrote, “I’ve always dreamt of raising our flag and representing the Philippines! This is it.”

“SAMthing Grand is coming to Thailand in a few hours! Our Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2021 Samantha Panlilio now on her way to Thailand! Safe travels, queen! Mabuhay, Binibini,” the organization quipped, announcing her send off on their official social media handle.



Samantha looked absolutely ravishing in her airport look holding the Philippines’ flag. Wearing a golden suit designed by ‘Suit it Up Manila’, a well-known clothing brand based in Makati, Philippines and finishing off her look with a high tailed pony and dangling earrings.

The 25-year-old is a senior consultant at ‘Friday Boracay’, a resort located in Aklan and previously she worked as a digital account manager at an advertising agency. The pageant debutante is excited, confident, and eager to begin her ride on the international competition, hoping to put forth a strong representation and bring the coveted title home.



Miss Grand International 2021 is set to be held on 4th December, 2021 in Phuket, Thailand, where Miss Grand International 2020 Abena Appiah of the United States will crown her successor at the end of the event.

Best of luck on her journey ahead!