20 beauty pageant queens from numerous festivals in the Philippines have come together in order to compete for the crown of the Queen of All Festivals, Reyna ng Aliwan.
On Monday, all the candidates gathered for the first time in a luncheon at the Elizalde Hall of the Aliw Theater in Pasay City.
Prior to the luncheon, an orientation was held in order to inform the girls on what they should expect during the duration of the pageant week, and to answer some of their questions.
Executives of the Manila Broadcasting Company, the organizers of the 2018 Aliwan Festival were also present during the said luncheon.
In the afternoon, the girls trooped to the Pasay City Hall for a courtesy call to Mayor Antonio Calixto.
In 2017, Marla Alforque of Sinulog Festival took home the crown. Will Sinulog be able to keep the crown? The Reyna ng Aliwan Festival Queen pageant night will be this Friday, April 27, happening in front of the Aliw Theater at 6pm.