The Quezon City Pride Council on Saturday held a successful Coronation Night of the Queen of Quezon City at the UP Theater.
“The grand coronation night was designed to promote respect, equality, pride, and empowerment to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community) whom we believe are equal partners in community building,” said QC Mayor Herbert Bautista.
Crowned as Queen of Quezon City is Casey Banes Paculan from Pinyahan, QC who received R300,000 cash prize, trophy, and sash. She also won six special awards namely Most Photogenic, Simply Go Award, Darling of the Press, Best in Swimsuit, Best in Evening Gown, and WEMSAMP Choice.
Winning Lady Pride is Summer Lariosa from Dioquino Zobel while Winning Lady Respect is Pamz Diaz from Commonwealth. Rami Hannash from Santa Lucia won as Lady Equality.
Winners of special awards:
Best in Creative Costume – #23 Pamz Diaz
Above Sea Level Special Award – #9 Naomi Fontanos
Miss Friendship – #11 Samantha Garcia
Best in Talent – #9 Naomi Fontanos
H & H Choice Award – #23 Pamz Diaz
Queen of Social Media – #5 Louise Manalo