PASAY CITY, Philippines – In a night that brought together celebrities and influencers, all in the name of equality, the Mega Equality Ball recognized Filipino personalities who elevated the Filipino identity in the country and abroad.
Among the Global Pinoy awardees are Aicelle Santos for her role as Gigi Van Tranh in Miss Saigon, Carlyle Nuera for his work with Barbie, Darren Criss for his critically-acclaimed performances in Hollywood, Francis Libiran for his grand designs, H.E.R (Having Everything Revealed) for her music, Manila Luzon for her drag revolution, Maria Ressa for her journalistic integrity.
Also, part of the long-list of luminaries is Catriona Gray for winning Miss Universe and her outstanding efforts to bring to the world stage Filipino talent in design and the arts.
Part of the tribute befitting a queen, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray is Mega Magazine’s cover girl for May 2018.
In her acceptance speech, she said: “I want the Filipinos to fall in love with the country just as much as I did.”