The coronation night of the Miss Kagay-an 2011 pageant was finally held last night, August 24, 2011 at the Atrium of Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao. The Miss Kagay-an 2011 coronation night was open to the public and was viewed live over GNN Channel 45 and Parasat Cable TV Channel 29.
The new Miss Kagay-an 2011 is Angel G. Carbajal! She was candidate number 9 that night.
First runner up: Jamie Joy Bantigue
Second runner up: Christel T. Valdehueza
Third runner up: Elaine Roselle C. Aquino
Fourth runner up: April Darlin Jane B. Hernandez
Let’s all congratulate the winners!
Special awards were also given to:
Hanna Melissa Cagas – Miss Ponds White Beauty Natural, Best in Swimwear
Joanna Grace Daaca – Miss Close-up, Miss Photogenic, Miss MAGS
Jamie Joy Bantigue – Best in Talent, Miss Sunsilk, Best in Evening Gown, Miss Creamsilk Stunning Shine, Texters Choice Award, Best in Casual Wear, ABS CBN Kapamilya Star of the Night, Miss Natures Spring, Miss Samsung
Angel Carbajal – Darling of the Press, Miss Sunstar CDO, Miss Kapuso of GMA
Sonia Vanessa Bacasmot – Miss Golden Friendship
Elaine Roselle Aquino – LBC Reyna ng Padala
Noted fashion designer Renee Salud was the chairman of the board of judges. Beauty queen Krista Kleiner was also there, along with boyfriend R and B singer JayR who serenaded the lovely ladies.
This year’s Miss Kagay-an Festival 2011 search was spearheaded by the Department of Tourism Region X office for Promote CDO Foundation, Inc.
For those who want to see the lovely ladies in their swimsuits, here’s my previous blog post about that.
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