Ms. Pia Wurtzbach waves to the Filipino Community in Hong Kong at the #PiaMadeIconic, a pre-launch event for Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong at the Star Hall, Kowloon Bay International Trade and Exhibition Centre on 17 February 2019. (Hong Kong PCG photo)

HONG KONG 28 February 2019 – The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong and Madame Tussauds Hong Kong co-organized a pre-launch event for Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s wax figure at the Star Hall, Kowloon Bay International Trade and Exhibition Centre on 17 February 2019.

Prime Credit Superstars serenade the audience of #PiaMadeIconic, a pre-launch event for Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong at the Star Hall, Kowloon Bay International Trade and Exhibition Centre on 17 February 2019. (Hong Kong PCG photo)

The event, marketed simultaneously on social media as #PiaMadeIconic, gathered Hong Kong-based Filipino performers Da Hiking Boyz from the Hong Kong Musicians Union and the Prime Credit Superstars, who performed covers of well-known Filipino pop and rock songs.

Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong Germinia V. Aguilar-Usudan delivers her remarks at the #PiaMadeIconic, a pre-launch event for Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong at the Star Hall, Kowloon Bay International Trade and Exhibition Centre on 17 February 2019. (Hong Kong PCG photo)

Jun “Tita Kerry” Paragas and Jay “The Big J” Martinez, from the popular Filipino radio show “Pinoy Tayo Saan man” on Metroplus 1044 in Hong Kong hosted the program, which was attended by both Filipino household service workers and Filipino residents, who danced to the music and enjoyed the interactive game portions with Ms. Wurtzbach.

During her segment, the last and main part of the four-hour program, Ms. Wurtzbach announced that a similar event is set in Manila next month.

The Filipina is now the first Filipino to be featured in the world-famous Madamme Tussauds wax museum. Her wax figure is set to be installed at the Madamme Tussauds Hong Kong in April this year.

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong General Manager Jenny You addresses the crowd at #PiaMadeIconic, a pre-launch event for Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong at the Star Hall, Kowloon Bay International Trade and Exhibition Centre on 17 February 2019. (Hong Kong PCG photo)


For more information, visit www.hongkongpcg.dfa.gov.ph 
or https://www.facebook.com/PHLinHK.

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