LOOK: Binibining Pilipinas candidates shine at the pageant’s talent competition

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 10) — The pageant season is definitely on!

Fifteen of forty Binibining Pilipinas candidates proved there’s more to them than just beauty at the pageant’s talent competition held at the Farmer’s Plaza activity center in Cubao Saturday.

Some danced, some sang, while others showed less conventional performances like dog tricks.

Among the contestants-- familiar faces like, reality show star Vickie Marie Rushton, Miss World Philippines 2016 Catriona Gray, and former collegiate athlete Michele Gumabao.

Rushton played the Piano, while Gray once again showcased her vocal prowess singing Adele’s power ballad, Set Fire to the Rain.


Meanwhile, Gumabao shared the stage with man’s best friend as she performed some tricks she taught her dogs.

The event was hosted by beauty queens Bb. Pilipinas 2017 Supranational Chanel Olive Thomas, and Bb. Grand International 2017 and Miss Grand International 2017 2nd runner-up Elizabeth Clenci. The winner of the talent show will be announced on pageant night.


The Binibining Pilipinas Grand Coronation Night will be on March 18 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

CNN Philippines' Makoi Popioco contributed to this report