As part of the La Union foundation anniversary, it is a highlight to crown the loveliest maiden of La Union thru the annual quest for the beauty queen who will be hailed as Mutia ti La Union.
The electric float parade will be on the 27th day of February at Balaoan, La Union and the pageant night of crowning the Mutia ti La Union 2013 will be on the 2nd day of March, 2013 at the City Plaza Auditorium of the City of San Fernando, La Union.
Repost from the article of Joanna Cruz-Guerrero of the PITO-LU
CANDIDATES FOR MUTIA TI LA UNION 2013 UNVEILED
By: Joanna C. Guerrero, PITO-LU
As part of the celebration of the Province of La Union’s 163rd Foundation Anniversary with the theme “Panagkaykaysa, Urnos ken Talna, Mangtaginayon iti Progreso ti Amin” (“Unity, Peace and Order Sustain Progress for All”) on March 2, 2013, the 19 municipalities and 1 city of the province of La Union sent their respective representatives for the Search for Mutia ti La Union 2013, during the first coordination meeting at the La Union Provincial Capitol, City of San Fernando, La Union on January 25, 2013.
The Chairman of the 163rd Foundation Anniversary Steering Committee, Mr. Mario Eduardo C. Ortega headed the Mutya ti La Union Committee in assessing each candidate’s commitment in this undertaking.
All the 20 candidates were endorsed by their mayors, most of whom are title-holders in their municipalities. They are Kimberle Mae Penchon of Agoo, Justin Kaye Picardal of Aringay, Rolyne Mae Pajarillo of Bacnotan, Analyn J. Jose of Bagulin, Beverly Ann Moster of Balaoan, Evelyn R. Sibayan of Bangar, Mabel Joy Verceles of Bauang, Blessie Joy C. Abellada of Burgos, Shiela Marie Ramos of Caba, Michell R. De Guzman of Luna, Rexhelle N. Peñalosa of Naguilian, Ella Marie B. Calpito of Pugo, Christine Joy F. Picardal of Rosario, Kashmir Marjorie S. Hernaez of the City of San Fernando, Olivia Kaye Bang-oa of San Gabriel, Krystel Paolyn B. Mengote of San Juan, Ferbee Ramirez of Santol, Erica B. Firme of Santo Tomas, Jennifer Leal of Sudipen and Joy Marie T. Perez of Tubao.
For them to qualify in this prestigious pageant, the ladies must meet at least one out of the four qualifications that will prove their association witn the province. They should either be born in the province of La Union, a permanent resident of the municipality or the province, a temporary resident of the municipality or province as a student or employee or either of their parents is born in La Union or permanently resides in La Union. The candidates should also be 15-21 years old, single and must not be a major title holder of any beauty pageant in the national, regional or provincial wide competitions.
The ladies will undergo series of rehearsals, photoshoots, courtesy calls, personality building programs and other activities in the next days. The Search and Coronation of Mutia ti La Union 2013 will be on March 2, 2013 at San Fernando City Plaza.
PHOTO CAPTION:The 20 lovely candidates vying for title Mutia ti La Union 2013 pose for the camera after their first coordination meeting with MLU 2013 Committee on January 26, 2013. (PHOTO BY: ALFREDO R. BUENAVENTURA JR.)
During the talent and sponsor’s night,
5 candidates emerged as finalists that includes
Miss San Juan, Miss Santol, Miss Bacnotan, Miss Sto. Tomas and Miss Tubao
here are some photos captured by Ma’am Matet Madrid Ancheta
Last February 27, 2013, there was the La Union Electric Float Parade and Talent competition of the Mutia ti La Union 2013 candidates, where the winners are the following:
winner: Sto. Tomas
Most Ecological Costume:
Winner: San Gabriel
Most Indigenous Costume
Best in native Costume
winner: Sto. Tomas
Best in Talent:
Most Indigenous Float:
Most Creative Lighting Design:
winner: Sto. Tomas
2RU: City of San Fernando
Most Ecological Float:
Best in Float:
2RU: Sto. Tomas
Most Beautiful Hair – Bauang
Most Beautiful SKin – San Gabriel
Body Beautiful – Bagulin
Radiant Smile – San Juan
Radiant White Skin – San Juan
Miss Friendship – Luna
Miss Photogenic – San Juan
Best in Swimsuit – Agoo
Best Designer – Raymund Subido for San Gabriel
Best in Gown – San Gabriel
City of San fernando
City of San Fernando
2nd Runner-up – City of San Fernando
1st Runner-up – Bauang
Mutia ti Kalikasan – Bacnotan
Mutia ti Turismo – San Gabriel
Mutia ti La Union 2013 – Agoo
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