LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach meets Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi
Pia Wurtzbach has finally met her fellow beauty queen and the reigning Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, last Friday, March 6.
The two women crossed paths at the Puteri Indonesia beauty pageant in Jakarta, as seen in Tunzi’s post on Instagram yesterday, March 7.
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What an incredible time being a part of @officialputeriindonesia, it was truly an experience. Terimakasih! And as tradition would have it, I got to wear a Kebaya,Indonesia's beautiful traditional clothing made with care specially for me by the talented @anneavantieheart . Thank you for sharing a part of you with me❤🇮🇩 I also ran into the beautiful Queen @piawurtzbach 😍 Miss Universe 2015 and we acted silly, here's photos to prove it😄
“What an incredible time being a part of @officialputeriindonesia, it was truly an experience,” she said. “Terimakasih (Thank you)!”
The two looked stunning in traditional Indonesian dresses called kebaya. They also showed off their quirky sides as they struck silly poses beside each other.
Wurtzbach also recounted her time with Tunzi at the said pageant on her own Instagram page. She said that experiencing Puteri Indonesia was “long overdue” and that she “has always loved” the country, explaining that her first trip as Miss Universe in 2015 was to Jakarta and Bali.
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Some photos from last night ✨ I'm so happy I finally got to experience Puteri Indonesia. This was long overdue! I've always loved Indonesia. My very first trip as Miss Universe was to Jakarta & Bali and it was unforgettable. The only time I ever cried because I didn't want to leave! True story! 😂😢 And I’ve always felt the love and appreciation of the pageant lovers in Indonesia. Terima kasih 😊🙏 Also very happy that I got to meet so many amazing and inspiring women last night. Our queens 😊👑 And of course congratulations to the winners last night 😊 👑 I have to admit, once in a while, it's nice to go back into pageant mode again 😂😘 photo credits to the owners 🙏
While Wurtzbach won the Miss Universe crown back in 2015, she said, “I have to admit, once in a while, it’s nice to go back into pageant mode again.”
The Filipino beauty queen served as one of the judges for the pageant, she said in a separate post. During her trip to the country, she also carried out her duties as the goodwill ambassador of UNAIDS Asia and the Pacific, speaking about HIV testing in various medical centers.
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Back in Jakarta with @unaids_ap for GWA duties. During my visit here, I will be going to primary health centers and organizations to talk about issues of stigma and discrimination and of course the importance of HIV testing. I will be sharing more about this in my stories so stay tuned for that! And since I'm already here, I will be joining the panel of judges tonight for Puteri Indonesia. Finally! 😁🇮🇩 Terima kasih! 🙏
Tunzi won the Miss Universe 2019 crown last December in Atlanta, United States. JB
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