Miss Universe Philippines 2023 pageant candidates have showcased their looks at the National Costume competition held tonight at Leyte Normal University.
The contestants proudly demonstrated their roots with national costumes symbolizing the country's colorful history and rich culture.
The three winners are Kimberly Escartin (Southern Leyte) in third place, Joemay Leo (Benguet) in second place, and Airissh Ramos (Eastern Samar) in first place for Best National Costume.
Next, the 38 candidates will strut in their best swimsuits and long gowns at the Preliminary competition set to take place on May 10 at Okada Manila's Grand Ballroom. Meanwhile, the Coronation Night will happen on May 13 at Pasay's SM MOA Arena.
Take a look here at all the national costumes presented earlier.