MANILA, Philippines - On August 14 at 6pm, the Miss World Philippines 2013 Gala was held in the Grand Ballroom of Solaire Resort and Casino in Pasay City. The event was hosted by Grace Lee.
A fashion show featuring the 2013 candidates was the highlight of the night, showcasing designs by Arnold Galang, Yako Reyes, Roland Lirio, Lizanne Cua, Eric delos Santos and Ulysses King.
Reigning titleholder Queenierich Rehman also walked the runway.
Special awards were given to:
Rappler asked pageant director Cory Quirino about the change in the candidate line-up. "She left. Medical leave. Her lola (grandmother) is sick in the US," she told Rappler.
Here are Rappler's exclusive photos: