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Facts about Emma Mary Tiglao: Miss Philippines Intercontinental 2019

Who is Miss Philippines Intercontinental 2019 Emma Mary Tiglao?

Miss Philippines Intercontinental 2019 Emma Mary Tiglao


Emma Mary Tiglao has finally been confirmed as the Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2019 during the night of the coronation of Binibining Pilipinas on Sunday 9th of June. The 24-year old will represent the Philippines in the Miss Intercontinental pageant, taking over the reins from the 2018’s Karen Gallman Won.

Photos via BB Pilipinas
Emma Tiglao photos via BB Pilipinas

Here are facts you probably didn’t know about Emma Mary Tiglao, Bp Pilipinas Intercontinental 2019:


Emma stands 168 cm or 5’9”.

Second Time Charm

This is not the first time Emma Tiglao is competing in the Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental, having been participated in the 2014 edition as a 19-year old.

Emma Tiglao from Pampanga
Emma Tiglao from Pampanga

Queen of Pageants

Emma Mary Tiglao has also participated in different pageants since her first try in 2014. In 2015, she participated in Miss World Philippines as well as numerous other pageants.

Emma Tiglao, Pampanga
Emma Mary Tiglao, Pampanga

Her Costume Had a Deep Meaning

Many people probably still don’t know the meaning behind her Binibining Pilipinas 2019 coronation night National Costume. Well, here is the truth; the costume was a paying tribute to inmates from Angels City Jail. In her media day, she talked about engaging with the inmates, or persons deprived of liberty (PDL).

Other Prestigious Titles / Special Awards

Apart from Bp Pilipinas Intercontinental title, Emma also won several special awards such as Ms. Ever Bilena Advance 2019, Ms. Pizza Hut 2019 as well as Pitoy Moreno Best in National Costume.


Emma wants to help the less fortunate and abandoned children. She has already contributed to this cause via various charitable organizations in Pampanga. Her aim is to inspire these children to dream big and hope for a better tomorrow.

Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental 2019: Emma Tiglao
Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental 2019: Emma Mary Tiglao


Emma Mary Tiglao is one of the few contestants to openly declare that they rely on the higher power to win the crown. In one of her interviews, she revealed that she goes to church and prays hard for the title.

She Wanted Miss Universe Crown

Well, they say you don’t get what you always want. In Emma’s earlier interview posted on Missosology Philippines, she said she wishes to win the Miss Universe crown but later revealed that she would accept any other of the six crowns were it given to her.

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Written by Markus Castro

A cat person by day and a writer by night. He loves to travel to his favorite destinations in Southeast Asia.

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