Bevy of beauties for Aliwan Fiesta 2012
March 28, 2012 | Wednesday | 3:59 pmManila Broadcasting Company, which produces the annual cultural extravaganza in partnership with the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the cities of Manila and Pasay, has released the list of this year’s candidates for Aliwan Fiesta Festival Queen 2012. Twenty two young ladies will vie for the title in glittering ceremonies on April 13-14 at the Aliw Theater complex.
Representing the Taga-Giik festival of Taguig City is Karla Mariz Lopez, a tourism management major from PATTS College of Aeronautics. The muse of Pasay City’s Dayang-Dayang festival is Ana Jameela Radomes, a Business Administration degree holder from Adamson University.
Baguio City is represented this year by Samirah Hinno, a graduate of Wesleyan University. Isabela is fielding two hotel and restaurant management majors – Joy Marie Gangan of Ilagan, and Kim Joy Madurachige representing Santiago City.
Pozzorubio. Pangasinan is sending Kramae Labrado for the Patopat festival, while Hazel German of Bocaue is representing the province of Bulacan, which is fielding the Halamanan festival of Guiguinto. Decerie Robledo is the muse of the Ala-eh Lambayok festival of San Juan, Batangas
Cebu and Iloilo are both fielding two candidates. The Queen City fo the South will send Mira-Mae Dimmerling to represent the Sinulog, while Angeli Gomez is carryng the colors for the Hinulawan festival of Toledo City. Iloilo’s Paraw Regatta is represented by Kimberly Diedrich of the University of San Agustin, while the Dinagyang Festival muse is Charmaine Grace Deatras from Central Philippines University.
Vanessa Anna Scheuer of Bais City, Negros Oriental, represents the BUglasan festival, while from Vallehermoso comes April Rose Alquisola for the Kanlalambat festival. Alang-alang, Leyte will send Conchitina Cleofe Yu, muse of the Lingganay festival.
From General Santos City come Maureen Elvy Paulo for the Tuna festival and Michelle Camacho for the city’s Kalilangan festival. Quennie Rose Bautista of Surallah, South Cotabato represents the Lembuhong festival, while Mae Ann Joy Bello of Cotabato City and Mary Grace Opingo of Datu Piang will represent Maguindanao. Finally, South Cotabato’s T’nalak festival will have Honeylyn Nonog.
The 2012 Aliwan Fiesta is a production of Manila Broadcasting Company, Star City, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines in cooperation with the citiies of Manila and Pasay, with support from the National Parks Development Committee, Smart Communications, Tanduay Mardi Gras, Alaska, Coca Cola, Unilab, Air Philippines, Hanabishi, Cherry Mobile, My Juiz, Procter and Gamble, Dunkin’ Donuts, M. Lhuillier, and the Atrium Hotel.