Another Pinay Beauty brought home honor and pride for the Philippines by winning an international title recently. Patricia Angela Cruz, an eleven year-old student of Philippine Chen Kuang High School won the Princess Universe 2015 Title at the Pageant held at St. George Palace Resort and Spa in Bulgaria Eastern Europe.
Patrcia bested several delegates coming from Spain, Bulgaria, Greece, Brazil, Italy to name just a few and also won the Best in National Costume Special Award in a Filipiniana Terno Design by Mr. Chico Estiva of San Pablo City, Laguna. Patrcia also performed a Classical Violin Piece during the Talent Competition.
“I’m very happy that I won the title, I’m dedicating this victory for my family and friends and my co-candidates in the pageant, whom I already miss now. I really enjoyed my experience and got to meet new friends and hopefully, we continue our communications through social-media.”says Patrcia during an interview at the exclusive by-invitation only Victory Party cum Press Conference held last June 27 at the posh 5thTaste Restaurant at P. Guevarra St. San Juan City.
Present at her Victory Party are her proud siblings and Patrcia’s loving parents Col. Gilbert Cruz, Director for Operations of the Southern Police District and Mrs. Jennifer Mindanao Cruz aka Ina Alegre who is the Philippine Official Representative to the forthcoming Mrs. Universe Pageant to be held in Minsk Belarus on August 30.
“As a mother, I’m doubly proud of the achievement of my daughter Patricia, she really works hard in reaching her goals of giving honor not just for our family but for our country. Her achievement also serves as an inspiration for me, when I also compete and represent the Philippines at the Mrs. Universe Pageant, I do also ask for your prayers and support through the online voting. We will update you on the details very soon. “says Mrs. Cruz during a brief chat at the Victory Press Conference.
The Princess Universe Pageant is an annual pageant represented by children from the five continents. This year’s pageant was held in Bulgaria, Eastern Europe featuring each candidate in their National Costume Gown, Sportswear and Talent Presentation. Winners are determined through their showcased talent, modeling skills and casual interview.