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Defying the predictions of pageant pundits and missosologists, Angelica Lopez emerged as the main winner of the the Bb. Pilipinas 2023. She will represent the Philippines at Miss International 2024. The glittering coronation was held at the Araneta Coliseum which is the home of the pageant since 1964. Gracing the event is the reigning Miss International Jasmin Selberg.

Angelica Lopez is 22 years of age and hails from Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. She’s from a humble background and works as a model. In 2022, she competed at the Miss Universe Philippines pageant where she finished as one of the Top 16.

Crowned as Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2023 is Annalena Valencia Lakrini.  Katrina Anne Johnson and Atasha Reign Parani were named as first and second runners-up respectively. Kiaragiel Gregorio, Jeanne Isabelle Bilasano, Jessilen Salvador, Trisha Martinez, Mary Chiles Balana, Lea Macapagal and Lorraine Jara completed the Top 11.