A tribute to the winners of Miss Zamboanga from 1978-2014 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 22 March 2015 13:54

‘Celebrating Beauty for 35 years’


Through the years, “ La Bella “ takes pride in selecting one outstanding Zamboangueña beauty during the annual search of  “Miss Zamboanga”  held every October of the year as a highlight to the week-long “ Zamboanga Hermosa Festival “.

For the past 35 years, the legacy continues and remains as the most prestigious beauty search in the city. Past winners represented the city to national competitions such as : Bb. Pilipinas, Miss Philippines Earth and Mutyang Pilipinas. Just recently, Ms. Christine Juaton, Ms. Zamboanga 2012, won the title of Mutyang Mindanao 2014 held at Gen. Santos City and Ms. Nancy Leonard won the title of Miss Philippines Fire in the 2013 Miss Philippines Earth.

To honor all the past and present  winners of Miss Zamboanga (1978 to 2014 ), a photo exhibit dubbed as “Celebrating Beauty for 35 years “  will be held at the lobby of Grand Astoria Hotel from  9:00 am to 6:00 pm on March 22-28, 2015. During the opening of the exhibit, Miss Beatriz Altea (now Mrs. Beatriz Elago) 1963 Miss Zamboanga, and Miss Purita Arquiza, 2014 Miss Zamboanga. together with our city officials will be present during the opening ceremony today at 4:00 o’clock in the afternoon.

We are inviting everyone to come and witness and be part of this prestigious event.

The photo exhibit was made possible with the support of the following: Grand Astoria Hotel, Flawlessly U, Gluta C, Ticket 1 events, Chinito’s, Landco, Jet Travel, Plains & Prints, Daily Zamboanga Times, Zamboanga Today, Globe Telecom, Hon. Celso L. Lobregat and contributions from the past winners of Miss Zamboanga. The person responsible in making this event possible is no less than Mr. Sonny Villares, organizer of Miss Zamboanga for the past three decades.