The screening for the first ever trans pageant of the province, the Ilocos Sur Festival Queen 2023 was done at the Provincial Farmers Livelihood Center wherein 62 aspirants flaunted their beauty, body figure and wit.

Among the aspirants, 40 of them were chosen to advance to the next round competing for the pre-pageant on 30 January 2023.

Served as the board of judges during the screening were Ms. Adelma Krissel Benicta, Mr. Ramon Purugganan, Provincial Tourism Officer John Noel Andaya, the Governor’s Private Secretary, Atty. Jannah Singson, and ISCC Administrator Dr. Arnel Doctolero.

It was directed by Mr. Ian Alcanzaren of Creative Flow Events Manila in cooperation with Mr. Raffy Sy and Mr. Oreo Quiñola and was witnessed by SPM Gina Cordero and Provincial Administrator Marlon Tagorda.