Jonavi Raisa Quiray

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Jonavi Raisa Quiray
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Jonavi Raisa Bernas Quiray
29 January 1987 (1987-01-29) (age 27)
Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines
Occupation Architect
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1][2]
Weight 118 pounds (54 kg)[2]
Measurements 34-24-36[2]
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Philippines Air 2011
Miss ASEAN TV Charm 2010
Mutya ng Pilipinas International 2008
Mutya ng Palawan 2005
Major
competition(s)
Miss Philippines Earth 2011
Miss ASEAN TV Charm 2010
Mutya ng Pilipinas 2008
Mutya ng Palawan 2005

Jonavi Raisa Bernas Quiray is an architect, environmentalist, and beauty queen from the Philippines who won Miss Philippines Air 2011, Miss ASEAN TV Charm 2010, Mutya ng Pilipinas International 2008, and Mutya ng Palawan 2005.

Biography[edit]

Quiray was born in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. She took up Bachelor of Science in Architecture[1] at the Department of Architectural Design, Palawan State University.[3]

Miss Philippines Earth 2011[edit]

Quiray represented the City of Puerto Princesa at Miss Philippines Earth 2011 and won Miss Philippines Air 2011 which was held at the Puerto Prinsesa Coliseum in Palawan, Philippines[4] on June 5, 2011.[5][6][7] She also won the Best in Swimsuit and Best in Cocktail Wear in subsidiary contests.[1][8]

In June 2011, Quiray and her fellow winners of Miss Philippines Earth 2011 made a courtesy visit with the President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III at the Malacañan Palace to show their support for the government’s intensified campaign to promote Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park.[9]

In February 2012, she joined the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation tree-planting activity along the River Park district of Marikina City as part of an outreach program and also hosted a lively learning session for grade school students of the Industrial Valley Elementary School and taught about the importance of saving money and also shared stories and tips on how to care for the environment.[10]

Miss ASEAN TV Charm 2010[edit]

Quiray made history when she was crowned as the first ever Miss ASEAN TV Charm winner, besting 16 candidates from other Southeast Asian nations held from March 17–22, 2008 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.[11][12] She also won the "Best in Ao Dai Costume" competition, a traditional Vietnamese long dress for women.[13]

Mutya ng Pilipinas 2008[edit]

Quiray participated in the national beauty pageant Mutya ng Pilipinas and received the grand title Mutya ng Pilipinas International 2008 which was held on December 7, 2008 at the City Coliseum in Puerto Princesa, Palawan in which she earned the distinction of being the first Palaweño to win a major title in a national beauty pageant. She also won the Mutya ng Palawan 2005.[14][15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Jose D., Patao Jr. (3 June 2011). "Miss Philippines Earth 2011 Fearless forecast for Sunday’s finals". Malaya (newspaper). Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Schuck, Lorraine (1 May 2011). "Miss Puerto Princesa City". Miss Philippines Earth 2011 website. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  3. ^ News, Xinhua (23 May 2009). "Jonavi Raisa Bernas Quiray(Jonavi)--2007年薄荷岛选美冠军". Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Matabuena, JulienMerced C. (6 June 2011). "Miss Philippines-Earth: 'Embrace your flaws'". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  5. ^ Dumaual, Mario V. (17 May 2011). "Miss Philippines Earth 2011 beauties wow Quezon town". ABS-CBN. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  6. ^ Belmonte, Maureen Marie (28 May 2011). "Miss Philippines-Earth shines spotlight on advocacy-driven candidates". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  7. ^ News, Manila Bulletin (2 May 2011). "Miss Philippines-Earth tilt tackles forest conservation". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  8. ^ Jose D., Patao (13 May 2011). "Miss Philippines Earth beauties charm Calatagan". Malaya (newspaper). Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  9. ^ News, ABS-CBN (6 June 2011). "Winners of Miss PH-Earth promote Underground River". ABS-CBN. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  10. ^ News, Phil Star (5 February 2012). "RCBC's environmental gift to Marikina City". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  11. ^ News, Vietnam (23 March 2010). "Người đẹp Philippines đăng quang". Thanh Niên. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  12. ^ Cường, Nguyễn Khắc (23 March 2010). "Philippines đăng quang "Duyên Dáng Truyền Hình ASEAN"". Mực Tím Điện Tử. Retrieved 5 February 2012. 
  13. ^ News, ABS-CBN (27 March 2010). "Filipina wins 'Miss Asean' beauty tilt in Vietnam". ABS-CBN. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  14. ^ Cruz, Edgar (27 December 2008). "Shaina swears she will not be like Vina". The Daily Tribune. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  15. ^ Salterio, Leah C. (5 August 2009). "After the film ‘Baler,’ Aurora now hosts Mutya ng Pilipinas". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
Preceded by
Renee McHugh
Miss Philippines-Earth Air
2011
Succeeded by
TBD