Beauty Happens in Mutya ng Pilipinas 2012 – Media Presentation at Midas Hotel and Casino!

“Beauty Happens in Mutya” Thirty (30) gorgeous young ladies vying for the Mutya ng Pilipinas 2012 international titles – Miss Asia Pacific International, Miss Tourism International, Tourism Queen of The Year and Miss Intercontinental – were presented to the media last Wednesday, July 18 at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City. 

Mutya ng Pilipinas 2012 press presentation seems the most attended media national pageant  presentation this year!  Hundreds of mediamen, photographers and pageant supporters were present on the event. After media presentation, two ladies got special awards, making them a front runner for the 44th Mutya ng Pilipinas crown!

Photographer’s choice and Press’ favorite!

Miss Photography and Miss Sheridan Hotel  is # 16. Kaylee Calaguas – West Coast, USA

Candidate #  16. Kaylee Calaguas – West Coast, USA

and awarded as Miss Press Favorite is # 17. Mutya Johanna Datul – Isabela

Mutya Press fovorite for Ask Aski!
Mutya Datul of Isabela is Media’s Choice for 2012

Isabela Versus USA
Mutya ng Isabela and Mutya ng USA West Coast

Here are the official list of the Mutya ng Pilipinas 2012 beauty pageant candidates, including their places of origin: 


1. Dale Ivory Lee – Valenzuela

2. Regine Terza Fondevilla – Davao

3. Jean Margaret Tamparong – Misamis Occidental

4. Clarisse Angelica Barrameda – Caloocan

5. Nova-Joy Johnston-  Makati City

6. Phoebe Corrine Pataytay – Negros Occidental

7. Gina Damaso – Canada 

8. Reynalyn Flores Yamanouchi – Japan

9. Jillian Kristin Deveza – Batangas

10. Marbee Tiburcio – Northern California

11. Donna Marie Libre – Florida –  USA

12. Keziah Llare Gallardo –  Midwest, USA

13. Jessica Barbour – Canada

14. Regine Semira – Toronto, Canada

15. Caitlin Gainey-  East Coast, USA

16. Kaylee Calaguas – West Coast, USA

17. Mutya Johanna Datul – Isabela

18. Emi-Con Sauquillo Biñan, Laguna

19. Kariza de Guzman Pulilan, Bulacan

20. Diane Joyce Ramirez – San Pablo, Laguna

21. Carin Adrianne Ramos – San Pedro, Laguna


22. Charmaine Guintu – Mabalacat, Pampanga


23. Paula Bascon – Lapu-Lapu City 


24. Emma Tiglao – Central Luzon


25. Rizzini Alexis Gomez – Cebu City


26. Gylene Angelica Ramos – Bustos, Bulacan

27. Rachel Malunes – Bacolod City



28. Larah Grace Lacap Quezon City


29. Camille Guevarra Porac, Pampanga


30. Priscilla Kimberly de la Cruz – Olongapo City



The candidates will be flown to Mactan, Cebu City on July 19 for the Photo Contest and Swimsuit Competition which will be held at the Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort and Spa.There are 4 candidates representing the National Capital Region, 17 from the other regions of the country, and 9 represented the Overseas Filipino communities of Florida, Toronto, Northern and Eastern Canada, East Coast, West Coast and Midwest in the US and Japan.Now on its 44th year, the Mutya ng Pilipinas Beauty Pageant not only aims to discover world-class beauty queens but more so to promote “Beauty Tourism” worldwide.

Forever Mutya!
L to R – Mutya ng Pilipinas 2005 – Nimkee Hamed, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2004 – Jedah Hernandez and event’s host, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2002 Tin Caballero

Coronation night is on August 12 at 7 p.m. at the UP Theater, Diliman Quezon City and to be telecast on GMA Channel 7.