Iloilo Festival Queen and Hiyas Sang Iloilo Crowned
Anne Rency “Dimples” Custodio, an 18-year-old stunner from the University of the Philippines-Visayas, bagged this year’s prestigious title as Iloilo Festival Queen.
Custodio also took home the Best in Gown, Darling of the Press, Ms. Close-Up and Miss Fiesta Lady special awards. Ycoy got the judges’ to win the Miss Photogenic, Best in Maria Clara gown, Miss Face Value, Ms. Bambini and Ms. Ponds awards.
The 2008 edition of the Iloilo Festival Queen and Hiyas sang Iloilo climaxed in a spectacular pageant at the Sunset Terrace ballroom of Hotel del Rio Wednesday.
Coming close was 1st runner-up Natalie Grace Roberts (Ms. Talent, Ms. Boardwalk and Best in Swimsuit awardee), 2nd runner-up Sharon Cansancio and 3rd Runner-up Carlota Caillo (Best in Production Number and Ms. SunSilk awardee)
Iloilo Festival Queen and Hiyas sg Iloilo is an annual production of the Iloilo Festival Queen of Iloilo Inc. led by producer-director Eddie Juatas, Zedrick Señeres and Roland Cabrera.
Part the proceeds of this glittering affair went to the Cofradia de Señor Sto. Niño of the San Jose Parish Church of Iloilo and other religious institutions in need of financial assistance.