By Marisol Bo-oc | 11:16 AM May 15, 2021
Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo stunned viewers in a yellow piece during the evening gown competition of the 69th Miss Universe preliminary on Saturday.
Hashtags such as “#PrelimPina5” and “#AribaRabiya” dominated local Twitter trends as pageant enthusiasts tuned in to the 69th Miss Universe preliminary competition.
Earlier, the candidates competed in the National Costume Competition where Rabiya revealed her Philippine flag-inspired outfit.
She glided across the international stage wearing a gown with the blue color representing royalty, red for the courage and strength of an independent woman, and yellow for the color of the sun and stars.
The 69th Miss Universe preliminary competition can be streamed on Lazada and the official Miss Universe YouTube channel.