Hillarie Danielle Parungao crowned Miss World Philippines 2015

18 Oct 2015 | Angelopedia

Hillarie Danielle Parungao crowned Miss World Philippines 2015


The splendid finale of Miss World Philippines 2015 concluded with the crowning of heavy crowd favourite, Hillarie Danielle Parungao. Hillarie will now represent Philippines at the Miss World 2015 to be held on 19 December in Sanya, China. She succeeds last year's winner Valerie Weigmann. The finale was hosted by TV and radio host Tim Yap, Miss World Philippines 2011 Gwen Ruais, and actress Iya Villania. Hillarie was one of our Top 5 Favourites for the title.

The Miss World Philippines 2015 finale started off with the introduction of the contestants, followed by the Preliminary Competition of Swimsuit and Evening Gown rounds. The pageant also saw a list of prominent judges  scrutinizing the contestants. The judging panel included - Migs Zubiri, Cris Albert of Fila, Fernando Carrillo, Celine Matias , Joey Abacan of GMA, Flint Richardson of Solaire, Franchesca Tan, Vic Alcuaz, Col. Ricardo Nolasco, Dr. Mary Jane Torres, Luis Chavit Singson and Megan Young.

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Hillarie Danielle Parungao crowned Miss World Philippines 2015


On the basis of the Preliminary Competition, the judges selected the Top 13 finalists - Maria Jackielyn Dulay, Hillarie Danielle Parungao, Vianca Louise Marcelo, Christelle Anjali Abello, Jannie Loudette Alipo-on, Mia Allyson Howell, Jessica Rose McEwen, Emma Mary Tiglao, Jeddahliz Maltezo, Janelle Tee, Kiaragiel Gregorio, Marita Cassandra Naidas and Maria Vanessa Wright. The 13 finalists then went through a series of Question and Answer round, based on which the Top 5 finalists were announced. The top 5 semi-finalists were - Emma Mary Tiglao, Maria Vanessa Wright, Hillarie Danielle Parungao, Marita Cassandra Naidas and Mia Allyson Howell. On the basis of the final question and answer round, the winner and the runners-up were selected out of the final 5.


Hillarie Danielle Parungao crowned Miss World Philippines 2015


At the same event, Marita Cassandra Naidas was adjudged as the first runner-up, Mia Howell was titled as the second runner-up, Vanessa Wright was adjudged as the third runner-up and Emma Mary Tiglao stood as the fourth runner-up. In addition to announcing the winner and the runners-up, a series of Special Awards were awarded to the contestants under the following category –

Best in Talent: (Tie among three) - Mia Howell, Avonlea Paraiso and Vianca Marcelo

Most Unique Talent: Jannie Alipoon and Emma Tiglao

Best in Sports Challenge: Hillarie Parungao

Best in Fashion Runway: Hillarie Parungao

Best in Swimsuit: Hillarie Parungao

Best in Gown: Hillarie Parungao

Miss Friendship: Christelle Abello

Miss Photogenic: Emma Tiglao