Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach Stamps to be Issued by PHLPOST

Liwasang Bonifacio, Ermita , Manila-Philippines

A special glittery stamp featuring Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach will be released this month, the Philippine Postal Corp. (PHLPost) said yesterday.

Assistant postmaster general Mr. Luis Carlos said by issuing the Pia Wurtzbach stamp, PHLPost “gives honor to another Filipina who brought honor to the country.”

proposed stamp design – the ordinary one is 3.5x 5cm

The request is for the Miss Universe 2015- Pia Alonso Wurtzbach stamp to have a tactile glittery finish. The glitters would be limited to her crown

The PHLPOST stamp advisory committee members also planning to have the souvenir stamp embossed, adding they created a glitter of diamond design for the background.

For this special stamp, PHLPost will use the official photo provided by the Miss Universe Organization through the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc.

The photograph was taken after Pia was crowned Miss Universe during the beauty pageant.

The post office will issue 101,000 pieces of the stamps worth P15 apiece, and 8,000 pieces of souvenir sheets worth P40 each. It will issue two official first day cover designs, which will be sold for P26 and P54 each. A 12% VAT will be added to the souvenir sheet and First Day Cover.

There was a big talk about this  issuance among stamp collectors and beauty queen memorabilia collectors for the issuance of such special stamps. Please visit the link :Miss Universe 2015 special stamp

Miss Universe 2015 visit Malacañang

Manila, Philippines

 

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach paid a courtesy call at the Malacañang Palace on Tuesday mid morning around past 10:00am (January 26).

Miss Universe 2015 together with President Benigno Aquino III

Photo courtesy of RTVM

Ms. Wurtzbach who was dressed in a Albert Andrada pink and white terno, was accompanied by her mother Mrs. Cheryl Alonzo Tyndall, Binbining Pilipinas Charities Inc. Chairperson Madame Stella Marquez-Araneta, and Miss Universe President Paula Shugart.

President Benigno Aquino III during her visit shook her hand, congratulated her on her Miss Universe win, then proceeded to a closed-door meeting for about an hour.

Miss Universe 2015 Special Stamps to be Issued by PHLPOST

Manila Central Post Office , Liwasang Bonifacio , Ermita , Manila -Philippines

The Philippine Postal Office will release a commemorative stamp in honor of 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach.

Miss Universe 2015- photo courtesy of Miss Universe

Philippine  Postal Communication office added that no member of the 8-person Philippine  Postal Corporation ( PHLPOST ) stamp advisory committee objected  the proposal when this was presented  to the committee  sometime late December 2015 of having a commemorative stamp for Ms. Pia Wurtzbach.

Miss Universe 2015 in National Costume – photo courtesy of Miss Universe

Ms.Pia Wurtzbach will be the third Philippine title holder of Miss Universe to have a special stamp. The 2 former Miss Universes includes Ms. Gloria Diaz and Maria Margarita Moran .

Miss Universe 1969 and Miss Universe 1973 in a se-tenant stamps together with the old Miss Universe crown and 1994 Miss Universe logo

The last time PHLPOST issued a commemorative stamps for Miss Universe was May 1994 when Miss Universe was hosted in the country for the second time.  As of the press time , PHLPOST representatives were in talks with the Binibining Pilipinas Charity Incorporated franchise holder of Miss Universe in the country since 1964.

Miss Universe 1994 souvenir sheet

They are planning to launch the special stamp during her arrival anytime from January 23,to January 30 2015 .

 

 

 

Royal Welcome for Miss Universe 2015 Homecoming

A Royal welcome befitting the Miss Universe 2015 winner  Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach. After 42 years, the Philippines has once again clinched the Miss Universe crown after a controversial coronation mix-up last December 20.

The schedule is tight and was posted on several pageant related sites and official Binibining Pilipinas website.

She will arrive on January 23 early evening at around past 8:30pm

A press conference will be held on January 24 at the Novotel in Araneta Center, Cubao. Pia will have her grand victory parade on January 25 starting at the Araneta Center at 9:00 a.m.

It will then proceed to Ayala then to Luneta in Manila. Courtesy calls at the Malacanang Palace, the Senate and Congress are set on January 27 while her grand victory party will be held on January 28 where she will have her victory walk. According to her interview with Interaksyon TV channel 5 , Pia will also attend her best friend Ms. Pauleen Luna’s wedding on January 30.

She will come back again in April for the coronation night of the Binibining Pilipinas 2016.

Pia Wurtzbach is the third Filipina to bring home the Miss Universe crown.

 

 

 

 

Miss Philippines Wins Miss Universe after a Terrible Blunder of the Host

After 42 years, The Philippines finally got a well-deserved 3rd crown  . I have met Ms. Pia Alonso Wurtzbach several times in some events.

Her third attempt to join Binibining Pilipinas and luckily won on her 3rd try.

Miss Universe 2015
Mr. Steve Harvey the host initially announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez Arévalo of Sincelejo, Colombia as the winner of the 64th edition of the pageant, and then proceeded to apologize and said that Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach had actually won the crown.
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Although there was much confusion made during the LIVE telecast , There is also another confusion at the twitter . He misspelled Miss Philippines and Miss Colombia country’s name.

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Miss Philippines glamor shots is one of the best
Congratulations to the new Miss Universe 2015

 

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