Miss Universe Bahrain Evalin Khalifa is having the time of her life in Manila. The beauty queen is currently in the capital of the Philippines to be trained by experts as she prepares for the Miss Universe 2022 pageant, which will be held in January next year.
On Tuesday night, Khalifa went out for dinner with “Miss Universe sister” Celeste Cortesi, with whom she will compete in the world competition. They were followed by Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa, photographer BJ Pascual, Miss Universe Bahrain director Josh Yugen and Ian Borromeo, co-founder of the Yugen Group.
“I was blessed to meet new friends from the Philippines. Last night was one of the funnest and most fun I had in my life. And Kylie was also funny,” said Khalifa. Country.
“I’ve been in love with Filipinos since day one. They are all smiling and happy people… And I’ve learned to eat champorado, tapsilog and lugaw for breakfast as well. I feel like it’s the first time I eat four . food a day!”
Champorado, a sweet chocolate rice porridge; tapsilog, a meat, rice and egg dish and lugaw, a glutinous rice dish or porridge, are popular breakfast foods in Filipino culture.
Khalifa arrived in the page-mad Philippines last month, along with Yugen, to be trained by some of the best in the industry.
Has already been formalized CountryKhalifa said: “I am very happy to see the Philippines and of course the lovely Filipinos who are always there to support us and the page in general,” said Khalifa. Country.
“Growing up in the Middle East, I have met many Filipino friends and acquaintances and they are some of the most loving, humble and joyful people I have ever met.
“I have Filipino relatives and I’m happy to meet them and eat chicken adobo here.”
Born to a Bahraini father and Russian mother, the trained pianist, 24, was crowned Miss Universe Bahrain earlier last month, and will be only the second beauty queen to represent her country at Miss Universe 2022.
It is currently the favorite in front of the world page, the highest position on the keyboards compiled by hardcore page fans.
New Orleans in Louisiana will host the pageant of Miss Universe 2022. While a number of countries have not yet named their representatives, 70 candidates have already been selected through national competitions.
On Tuesday, R’Bonney Gabriel made history by becoming the first Filipina-American to be named Miss USA.
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Updated: October 06, 2022, 5:16 AM