Bb. Pilipinas 2013: The official 50 candidates

See Binibining Pilipinas 2013 hopefuls in sexy summer swimwear, plus their stunning official photos in the gallery below!

The quest is on to find the next women who deserve the glorious Binibining Pilipinas crowns: Miss Universe-Philippines 2013Binibining Pilipinas-International 2013 and Binibining Pilipinas-Tourism 2013.

Binibining Pilipinas happens to be celebrating its golden milestone this year, and they’re sharing the glory with the golden batch of beauties vying for the crown. The 50 official candidates were presented to media and special guests in all out glam and style at the press luncheon at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel last week. The contestants sashayed in their swimsuits for the first part of the event, then paraded their national costumes during the second half.

Most of the ladies, who are between 17 and 24, have come a long way from home. There are candidates from Cebu, Isabela, and Nueva Ecija, while others come from nearby locales like Taytay, Laguna, and Batangas. Each girl's unique background helped shaped her personality. Some are local pageant winners, others are cum laude graduates from their respective schools. All underwent a rigorous three-day screening by the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI) for the competition.

The 50 candidates were first showcased in the Talent Competition, in which only 16 of them participated. (Missed the Talent Competition highlights? See photos here!) Last week, they competed for the Best in National Costume and Best in Swimsuit. As you can see in photos below, the ladies brandished their near-perfect physiques in revealing swimsuits. Peruse the galleries below and see the sexy ladies in their beachwear plus their stunning Binibining Pilipinas official photos. Tell us who your favorite contestants are when you post a comment below. We’d love to know!

Keep checking for Binibining Pilipinas updates and features. The grand coronation night will be held on April 14 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Photos by Cons Reyes (swimsuit competition)/courtesy of Binibining Pilipinas (official photos)
With reports from Trixie Reyna

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See the official photos of the 50 Binibining Pilipinas 2013 candidates.

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