24-year old Ariella Arida was crowned Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2013 during the 50th anniversary of the Bb. Pilipinas competition held at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on April 14th. Arida, who holds a Chemistry degree from the University of the Philippines, stands 172 cm tall and will represent her country at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant to be held in December.
Meanwhile, Bea Rose Santiago (22), representing the Filipino community in Canada, was crowned Bb. Pilipinas International. The 175 cm beauty will now compete in the Miss International beauty pageant next October.
22-year old Joanna Cindy Miranda was chosen Bb. Pilipinas Tourism. She stands 170 cm tall and is a cum laude graduate from the University of Sto Tomas.
20-year old Mutya Johanna Datul was crowned Bb. Pilipinas Supranational. She is 173 cm tall and comes from Sta. Maria, Isabela. She will now compete in the Miss Supranational 2013 competition to take place in Minsk, Belarus, in September.
The 1st runner-up was Pia Wurtzbach.
Bb. Cream Silk: Joanna Cindy Miranda
Bb. San Miguel Zero Fit: Pia Wurtzbach
Bb. Avon: Bea Rose Santiago
Bb. Philippine Airlines: Nicole Kim Donesa
Bb. Pilipinas-PAGCOR: Imelda Schweighart
Best in Swimsuit: Ariella Arida
Best in Evening Gown: Mutya Johanna Datul
Miss Photogenic: Mutya Johanna Datul
Bb. Petron: Joanna Cindy Miranda
Miss Talent: Anna Carmela Aquino
Best National Costume: Alaine Baccay
Miss Friendship: Lourenz Grace Remetillo.
In celebration of the 50 anniversary of the pageant, Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz, Miss Universe 1973 Margarita Moran, 1st runner-up 1999 Miriam Quiambao, 4th runner-up 2010 Venus Raj, 3rd runner-up Shamcey Supsup, and 1st runner-up 2012 Janine Tugonon graced the event.