The following is the official statement from Bb. Pilipinas official website:
Reigning Miss Universe Maria Gabriela Isler of Venezuela will be one of the special guests in the Binibining Pilipinas 2014 pageant. Gabriela be one of the judges during the pageant and will help crown this year’s winners.
Gabriela will also be coming to the country to help the ongoing relief and rebuild efforts in the provinces devastated by Typhoon Yolanda through the Miss Universe Fund. Gabriela will be joined by Paula Shugart, President of the Miss Universe Organization.
Forty beautiful women will be vying for the most coveted crowns in the country. Last year’s golden batch of winners, led by Miss International 2013 Bea Rose Santiago and Miss Supranational 2013 Johanna Datul, Miss Universe 2013 3rd runner up Ariella Arida, and Miss Tourism Queen International 2013 Top 10 finalist Cindy Miranda, brought immense pride to the country by doing well in their respective international competitions.
The Binibining Pilipinas Grand Coronation Night will be held on March 30 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.