LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – The provincial government of Pangasinan stages anew the search for “Limgas na Pangasinan,” the most prestigious beauty pageant in the province.
“Limgas” is the annual search for the lady who possesses the total package of a Pangasinan maiden – beautiful, intelligent, and with pleasing personality.
A lady of Pangasinan descent, who hopes to be a candidate must be single, at least 5’4” in height, and on the 18 – 24 age range (at least a high school graduate or a graduating student).
The Limgas na Pangasinan titlist this year brings home P150,000 and is entitled for a P10,000 monthly allowance during her reign, and a chance to become the official representative of the province in national beauty pageants.
The Limgas Turismo (1st runner-up) receives P100,000 and a grant of P6,000 monthly allowance for a year, while the Limgas Kalikasan (2nd runner-up) is given P80,000 along with the grant of Php3,000 monthly allowance for a year.
The third, and fourth runners-up receive P50,000 and P30,000, respectively.
Screening are scheduled on the following dates: March 10, Saturday (1-4PM) at the Lisland Resort, Urdaneta City; March 11, Sunday (1-4PM) at the Island Tropics Hotel, Alaminos City; March 17-18, Saturday and Sunday, (1-4PM) at Malong building conference room, Capitol Complex, Lingayen.
Hopefuls are advised to secure copies of the application form now available at the respective Mayor’s office of towns and cities in the province, and at the Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Office located at Malong building, Capitol Complex.
Fully-accomplished application form, along with the following are required during the screening: two photos / one whole body (size 3R), and one close-up photo (size 3R); copy of high school or college diploma or certificate of enrolment; photocopy of birth certificate; barangay clearance; police clearance and cedula. Incomplete documents will not be accepted.
The hopefuls will wear a cocktail dress, two-piece swimsuit, and at least three-inch heeled shoes during the screening.
The screening committee advises the applicants “not to wear make-up” during the screening.
By Dexter A. See