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Miss Asia Pacific International | REVIVAL EDITION

Ganiel Akrisha Krishnan,  Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific International 2016 will represent the Philippines in the revival edition of the Miss Asia Pacific International pageant later this year. Confirmation and venue for the revival edition is  yet to be announce.

Winners of Mutya ng Pilipinas were sent to the revamped Miss Asia Pacific International Pageant until 2005. The international pageant was discontinued in 2006 but Mutya ng Pilipinas, Inc. continued to crown the Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pacific title up to 2013 even if the international pageant was defunct back in 2006. The winner were previously assigned to compete at Miss Intercontinental Pageant and in some occasions Miss Tourism International started in 2006 until 2015.

Ganiel Akrisha Krishnan,  who bagged the Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific International 2016 crown  will represent the Philippines in the revival edition of the Miss Asia Pacific International pageant later this year. The last time the pageant was held 2005 in Guangzhou, in China, while 2003 in the Philippines.

Miss Asia Pacific International, launched in 1968, is acknowledged as the first and oldest beauty pageant in Asia. It was originally a regional pageant known as Miss Asia Quest with 18 participating countries. The annual pageants are held in resorts and tourists destinations in the Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and New Zealand.

In 1984, countries from Central and South America, United States, and Canada competed in the 16th pageant hosted in Christchurch, New Zealand. A year later, the beauty contest changed its name to “Miss Asia Pacific Quest” to admit American countries whose borders touch the Pacific Ocean. Forty countries participated in the event held in Hong Kong.
In the 36th pageant hosted in Guangdong Province in China from 15 March to 6 April 2005, 53 countries from across the globe participated.

In its more than four (4) decades of existence the Miss Asia Pacific Quest, Inc. has produced 
the following winners:

The Mutya ng Pilipinas beauty pageant has produced four Miss Asia Pacific titles: Maria del Carmen Ines Zaragoza in 1982, Gloria Dimayacyac in 1983, Lorna Legaspi in 1989, and Michelle Aldana in 1993.

Maria del Carmen Ines Zaragoza  (1982)

Gloria Dimayacyac (1983)

Lorna Legaspi (1989) 

Michelle Aldana (1993)

Michelle Aldana during Miss Asia Pacific 1993 

The new Management Team is now pursuing its reinvigorated organizational programs and negotiating with prospective overseas host partners for the anniversary presentation of Miss Asia Pacific International...

Today, MISS ASIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL has a network of 87 countries and territories and is acknowledged as the first and oldest international beauty pageant in Asia.

Miss Asia Pacific International is governed by its original Board of Directors, namely JOSEPH T. TAN as its Chairman, JACQUELINE C. TAN, Director, MICHAEL TAN, Director, JEFFERSON C. TAN, Treasurer, ROBERTO DE VENECIA, President. They are distinguished personalities stemming from various sectors of society.

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