As announced during the Coronation Night held on Thursday, November 10, at the City Coliseum, Mr Puerto Princesa Julio Paolo Evina and Ms Oriental Mindoro Skary Sosin Guinto were crowned 2016 MIMAROPA Festival King and Queen, respectively, topping the pageant’s criteria on character, personality, intelligence, face quality and body proportion. Guinto gathered a total score of 93.45%, while Evina garnered 95.98%.
Roselan Mar Limco, Mr. Palawan, and Sandrine Stoelzaed, Ms. Puerto Princesa, grabbed the first runner-up while Miss Palawan Ma. Veronica Sinajon and Mr. Oriental Mindoro Arron Acosta Villarba finished as second runners-up, slots.
Mr. Puerto Princesa City bagged three other special and major awards including Chowking Award, Darling of the Press and Best in Swimwear. On the other hand, Ms. Oriental Mindoro bagged prizes for Best in Swim Wear and Photogenic Award.
Other contestants who won other special and major awards are as follows; Mr. Palawan – Face of the Night, Best in Festival Costume, Photogenic Award; Ms. Palawan – Best in Festival Costume, Best in Formal Wear; Ms. City of Puerto Princesa – Face of the Night, Chowking Award; Ms. Occidental Mindoro – Darling of the Press, Best in Talent; Mr. Occidental Mindoro – Best in Talent, Best in Formal Wear; Ms. Romblon – Friendship Award; Mr. Romblon – Friendship Award.