Gumabao, Malinao and Florida: Early Fan Favorites For Miss Universe Philippines

With the Miss Universe Philippines right around the corner, many fans are gearing up to vote for their favorites!

In a fan-voting program powered by a shopping portal, Michele Gumabao comes out as one of the top candidates. As of October 18, Quezon City’s Michele Gumabao lands the number 1 spot followed by Davao’s Alaiza Malinao and Biliran’s Skelly Ivy Florida.

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Only 7 days ’til the big day! And today is our closed-door interview. I pray for clarity of mind, wisdom, and focus, as I bring the honor and pride to my beloved Province Biliran and the whole Eastern Visayas. As I wear this sash upon my chest, I bring with me all your love and support since day one. To the Father Almighty, my Family, my Mom, my MUPH-BILIRAN Family, friends, loved ones and supporters, my Barbies and SkellyIvyLievers, this is all for you! ?? And for those who haven’t voted through Lazada yet, you still have the chance. Help me secure a spot to the Top 16 by logging in to the Lazada app daily until October 23. Yes, you can vote daily 5x-7x! Cast your votes by simply following these steps: 1. Download and go to the Lazada app 2. Make a Lazada Account 3. Click FEED 4. Select Miss Universe 5. Search for your SKELLY IVY FLORIDA 6. Click VOTE #LabanBiliran #BayanuhanParaKayBiliran #MahalKongBiliran Photo: Joniel Villo Filipiniana: @jeanomursua Styling: @belcina_ @jayangelobelcina Make-up: @kevinsaulan_ Hair: @louisvuichann Earrings & Neck piece: @bohomnl Creative Direction: @thegreatkenneth @iamchanchan24 Accredited Partner: @iamjdeefierce

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When fans vote online, their candidates can make it to the Top 16 of the finals. Each active account can vote up to 5 times per day starting October 15 to 22. While candidates are enjoying their time in Baguio where the pageant will be held, two hopefuls had to withdraw from Miss Universe Philippines because of COVID-19.

The Miss Universe Philippines pageant will happen on October 25 with a telecast on GMA and streamed online through and

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