Albay crowns new Mutya ng Magayon
The Province of Albay has crowned the new Mutya ng Magayon last night in an event inspired by the movie “The Greatest Show.”
Ms. Jashmin-Lyn Dimaculangan, who represented, Camarines Norte was crowned Miss Daragang Magayon 2019. She also won the special award for best in swimsuit and as Ms. Oriental Hotel.
Ms. Charlene Boholano from Legazpi City won the Ms. Albay title, while Jannel Mendee Calleja from Legazpi City bagged 1st runner up, followed by Aurey Fae Balonzo from Legazpi City as 2nd runner up, and Joyce Anne Magpantay from Guinobatan as 3rd runner up.
The Albay Astrodome stage was transformed last night into a virtual Big Top Circus to play host to what is undoubtedly the “biggest and greatest event of this Year’s Magayon Festival.”
“The much awaited pageant featured twenty four stunning ladies coming from the four corners of the Bicol Region, namely, Legazpi City, Daraga, Camalig, Guinobatan, Polangui, Nabua, Tabaco, Tiwi, Cam Sur, Cam Norte, Iriga, Naga, and Catanduanes,” the province said.
Several celebrities joined the event such as Mr. Paolo Bediones who served as the host, as well as special guests, performers and judges for the night, such as Ms. Alice Dixon, Ms. Shamcey Supsup, fashion designers, Fanny Serrano, ABS-CBN showbiz news correspondent Mr. Mario Dumaual, and young actor Jameson Blake.
Singer Erik Santos serenaded the ladies.
Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara welcomed everybody as he thanked all those who were involved in the mounting of the Mutya ng Magayon 2019, specially her sisters, celebrity choreographer Maribeth Bichara, and Ms. Ana Marie Bichara.
“As you can see, we have lived up to the Magayon nametag, everything ton ight is magayon, and we assure you that each year we will make it even more magayon,” Bichara said.
He also acknowledged the efforts of Ms. Dorothy Colle, Albay Provincial Tourism, Culture, and Arts Officer, and the rest of her staff at the PTCAO for a job well done, not just for the night, but also for the whole month-long Magayon Festival 2019.