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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

LOOK: The National Costume of Miss Noreem Mangawit - MUP Kalinga

Photo Courtesy || John Albert Furing
Cordillera - A display of creativity, craftmanship, the opulent culture and colorful arts of Kalinga, Miss Universe Philippine candidate Noreen Mangawit shows off the intricate design of her national costume.

Designed by Lui Gascon under the styling of Giovani Solomon, the costume is a union of strength and beauty, a manifest of every Filipina's courage to transcend borders and traditions, malleability and readiness to embrace inclusivity. 


21-year old Mangawit who traces her roots in Pinukpuk, Kalinga  but now lives in Tabuk City is among the Filipina candidates vying for the Miss Universe Philippines 2020 crown.

Miss Mangawit has begun her in-house training as part of her preparation for the event. 

Her team has also started coaching her to improve her performance as she is new to the pageant.

Photo Courtesy || Province of Kalinga 

The iKalinga beauty was among the fifty-two women who are set to compete for the opportunity to represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe pageant this year. 

She was lucky to be chosen to represent Cordillera region together with Baguio City's beauty Miss Bea Theresa Maynigo.

In a local radio interview, Miss Mangawit said that she was very pleased to be among the candidates because this is an opportunity for her to show the culture of Kalinga.
As a canditate from the province of Kalinga, she can showcase the beauty of iKalinga, not only in appearance but also the inner beauty of the Kalinga people.

Photo Courtesy || Miss Universe Philippines

Miss Mangawit finished her Bachelor's degree in Arts and Social Science Major in Economics at the University of the Philippines - Baguio. 

She is currently working as a Presidential Staff Officer under the office of the President. 


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