Miss World NFT? PH Org to Venture Into Crypto Space
Miss World Philippines Organization (MWPH) inks an exclusive contract with non-fungible token (NFT) developer Doill Technologies to further venture and expand its market reach into the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.
MWPH noted that the blockchain and crypto markets are viable platforms to drum up its “Exceptionally Empowered Filipinas” marketing campaign, as well as its charity projects and other relevant advocacies.
“We are very proud to announce another meaningful partnership, that of course, will help further our causes and make our plans and goals come into fruition. So, as we see the rise in digital assets, we also see an opportunity to utilize a new platform to extend our advocacy as an organization. And with this partnership, we will directly reach this opportunity.” –Tracy Maureen Perez, Miss World Philippines 2021
Moreover, Perez also mentioned during her opening remarks that the partnership’s goal is to “integrate the digital world with the real world.”
“To push these advocacies beyond the physical by digitizing the principles that we believe in, this partnership will launch an NFT project exclusively crafted for the Miss World Philippines Organization,” she announced.
Miss World NFT
The MWPH also noted that this initiative is the first time that they were able to allow their audiences to take part in their projects and advocacies firsthand. They added that some lucky owners of their NFTs will have the chance to win tickets for the coronation night and the charity gala.
Also, the fund that the MWPH will raise will be used to support their vision for better education by providing educational scholarships as well as mental health programs to promote mental health awareness among the youth.
For transparency, the organization guaranteed that there will be quarterly reports on their website and other social media accounts “for users and holders to see how the technology is being utilized and where the funds are going.”
The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signing and press conference “Non-fungible Beauty:One world, One dream” happened last May 25, at the Kingsford Hotel Manila with the participation of the key personnel from Doill Technologies, including CEO Angelo Bagas, COO Adrian Resuera, Board of Directors Antonio Magsaysay, Treasurer Lemuel Gatchalian and Executive Secretary Mike Lugasan, with MWPH National Director Arnold Vegafria.
Miss World Philippines 2021 Tracy Maureen Perez and her court: reigning Miss Eco International 2021 Kathleen Paton, Miss Environmental Philippines 2021 Michelle Arceo, Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas 2021 Emmanuelle Vera, Miss World Philippines 2021 First Princess Riana Agatha Pangindian, Miss World Philippines 2021 2nd Princess Janelle Lewis, as well as the 36 candidates for the Miss World Philippines 2022 pageant are also present during the conference.
Last month, Miss Universe Philippines (MUPH) announced Coins.ph, a home-grown mobile crypto wallet, as its official cryptocurrency and blockchain partner. (Read more: Miss Universe Philippines Taps Coins.ph as Official Crypto Partner)
MUPH also teamed up with RedFOX Labs, a Southeast Asian blockchain venture builder, to launch the Miss Universe Philippines NFT collection last year. After the NFT launch, Miss Universe, the global pageant, also released its own collection last October showcasing images and video clips of the pageant’s iconic moments over the years. (Read more: Miss Universe Releases First Pageant NFT Collection)
Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015, one of the pioneer beauty queens to venture into the space is also an active advocate of NFT adaptation not only in the Philippines but globally. For her vocal NFT promotions Wurtzbach even received hate but the beauty queen doesn’t really seem to mind as she still continues to do so. (Read more: Pia Wurtzbach Receives Hate for NFTs, Proceeds to Post More NFTs Anyway)
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