By Boy Ryan Zabal, Akeanforum
Kalibo, Aklan – The Kalibo Ati-Atihan Festival Board (KAFEB) named its official list of 21 aspirants for the Binibining Kalibo Ati-Atihan 2023.
The young women were selected after the screening on October 15, 2023 from 32 applicants. The new batch of Binibinis will vie for the crown in the much-awaited pageant night this January.
Five Kalibonhons will compete for the 2023 edition of Kalibo’s Ati-Atihan beauyt pageant. The gorgeous candidates are Olive Lorraine Erenea, Kyle Kirstine Gonzaga, Marielle Kaye Bartolome, Clarynce Ada Conception and Princess Shemiah Filomeno.
Six of the 21 hopefuls are also representing New Washington. They are Mervie Faye Carpio, Vanessa Mae Patricio, Czarelle San Miguel, Abbie Patricio, Rowan Mariz No, Avery Mariane Sucgang.
Other Official candidates are Anne Marie Jade Gilongos (Nabas), Danyelika Nabayra (Madalag), Sandra Moustafa Kamel (Tangalan), Brooklyn Dumaguin (Buruanga), Ma. Whelryn Yabut (Malinao), Ma. Aner Navotas (Libacao) and Bianca Devonna Ruiz (Balete).
Ma. Careina Ann Iturralde and Knezza Reprado will represent Numancia and Janella Kyle Kyle Requiro of Altavas will also compete for the coveted title.
Fashion choreographer Raymond Villanueva is the Binibining Kalibo Ati-Atihan pageant director.
The Binibining Kalibo Ati-Atihan coronation night will unfold on January 10, 2023. The venue has yet to be announced.
Date: October 17, 2023