The scorching heat of the high noon sun didn’t hinder the employees of ABS-CBN as they joined It’s Showtime on their grand welcome to Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, who on February 22 paid a visit to the network two months after her triumph in the prestigious international beauty pageant.
PHOTOS: Grand welcome for Miss Universe Catriona Gray on It's Showtime
Surrounded with red and orange foliage and floras comparable to the color of the lava gown she wore during the grand coronation night, her beauty indeed stood out as she sashayed down the red carpeted ramp in her sleek white sweetheart long gown and her precious Mikimoto crown, and being assisted by host Vhong Navarro who stood as her dapper escort.
As she waved and greeted everyone while walking towards the noontime show’s studio, Alicia Keys’ chart-topping hit “Girl on Fire” resonated in the venue, to which the dancers synchronized their moves with as they displayed various cultural dances from different ethnic groups of the archipelago in their varied traditional costumes.
Watch the behind-the-scenes footage of Catriona's visit on It's Showtime.