MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is scheduled to come home to the Philippines on January 23.
Below is Pia's itinerary:
Pia's homecoming was confirmed by Binibining Pilipinas Charities on their Facbeook page.
BPCI Chair, Mrs Stella Marquez Araneta announced today the date of the Miss Universe homecoming! Pia will be home on... Posted by Bb. Pilipinas (Official) on Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Stella Araneta, Binibining Pilipinas chairperson, said that the homecoming will give the public a chance to see Pia.
"They will see her in Manila after she won Miss Universe. I think it would be a treat for many people to see her," she said.
Pia will also attend the wedding of her best friend Pauleen Luna to Vic Sotto. The wedding is scheduled for January 30.
Pia will return to the country in April for the Bb Pilipinas finals. (READ: Search for Binibining Pilipinas 2016 begins)
In the same report, Stella also spoke about what they were looking for in a Bb Pilipinas candidate: "We're looking for beautiful girls and hoping that the most beautiful girls will have the education, and know how to handle hard work. Because we make them learn a lot of things before we present them to the press in a year."
"We are looking for those girls who will endure the things they have to do," she added.
Pia is currently in New York, where she has been doing a series of media interviews. She is also scheduled for activities that the Miss Universe organization has lined up for her. – Rappler.com
Pia Wurtzbach as Miss Universe 2015