Miss Universe Philippines 2020 finals to air on GMA 7 Oct. 25

It's all systems go for the inaugural Miss Universe Philippines 2020 beauty pageant!

Organizers announced on Facebook tonight, Sept. 22, that the grand coronation of the Miss Universe Philippines 2020 beauty pageant will be aired on GMA 7 on Oct. 25.

The much-awaited Miss Universe Philippines pageant will select the Philippine representative to the Miss Universe 2020 beauty contest in a venue to be announced later.

"We’re happy to officially announce that Miss Universe Philippines 2020 will be aired this October 25 on GMA!" the post read.

Fifty-one delegates are competing at the inaugural contest. 

On coronation night, Jonas Gaffud, creative and events director of Miss Universe Philippines, said: "It will have the traditional segments expected from a beauty pageant, but watch out for a fresher and insightful take. Our team poured their heart and soul to this and we are so excited to finally unveil our work."

The national competition has been delayed due to COVID-19. It was originally scheduled in May. Then organizers postponed the finale to June. Now it will be staged in October.