Pageant veteran Gabrielle Camille Basiano to represent Philippines at Miss Friendship International 2019

18 Jul 2019 | Gayatri Poswal

The ace Filipino beauty queen Gabrielle Camille Basiano is continuing to bring pride to her country once again as she is going to represent the Philippines at Miss Friendship International 2019 pageant to be hosted in Chengdu, China within a few days. Gabrielle will be competing against fifty other delegates from all across the globe.

This contest is a traditional beauty competition and this year’s edition of the pageant is back under the new management. All the delegates will enjoy a few cultural activities and vie for the crown and cash prizes, including US$ 10.000 for the winner. The journey of the competition has already kick-started from 16th July 2019 and the entire journey will end on 27th July 2019.



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Since the journey is ongoing, the contestants are undergoing various activities and community tours and also preparing for their stint in the competition. And just like every time, Gabrielle is preparing hard enough to hold on a great charm and secure an amazing spot in the competition. Let’s take a glimpse of the entire journey of this veteran queen in pageantry.

Gabrielle is a 21-year-old diva who stands 175 cm tall and hails from Tacloban City. She is considered as a doyen beauty queen as she has had immense past experience in pageantry. She is a fourth-year Tourism student at the Asian Development Foundation College in Tacloban who since a long time dreamt of representing the Philippines in an international pageant.



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One of her recent achievements is when this diva competed in the first Ambassador and Ambassadress of the World-Philippines 2019 held on 22nd June in Manila and amazed everyone with her performance as she won the coveted title at the conclusion. Prior to this, she competed in Miss Earth Philippines 2018 and ended up being placed in Top 15.

Gabrielle commenced her career in modelling and pageantry at the age of 17, when she was first crowned Miss Asian Development Foundation College. Later in the year 2017, she participated in Mutya ng Prisaa (Private Schools Athletic Association) Region 8 and ended up as a third runner-up in the Mutya ng Prisaa Nationals. In addition to this, she was also chosen as Miss Silka Leyte and Robinsons Tacloban Supermodel in the same year. Moreover, she also hoped to become a businesswoman and flight attendant someday. She advocates beauty and unity in diversity and her success mantra is to embrace her imperfections.



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After a complete retrospect of her achievements throughout her pageantry career, one can safely say that she can have a great foothold in the competition and will add another brick to her kingdom of success.  

What do you think, will this Filipino beauty win the crown?