In a significant milestone that underlines the international stature and influence of Filipino icons, Catriona Gray, Miss Universe 2018, has become the latest Filipino personality to be featured in the acclaimed Madame Tussauds wax museum in Hong Kong.
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
Joining a formidable line-up of international luminaries and fellow Filipinos like Pia Wurtzbach and Manny Pacquiao, Catriona’s wax figure stands tall, epitomizing grace, beauty, and Filipino pride. Clad in the iconic fiery lava gown designed by Mak Tumang, the wax figure showcases an uncanny resemblance to the beauty queen. Right down to her Philippine flag-themed ear cuff and the exquisite Jojo Bragais shoes.
Catriona expressed her pride and joy during the unveiling event held on August 30, particularly highlighting the figure’s attire representing her during the evening gown competition phase. Donned with the Philippines’ sash — a moment prior to her historic crowning.
Journeying from Singapore to Hong Kong
Prior to taking its place in the Hong Kong venue, this masterpiece embarked on a journey from Singapore. Enchanting both local residents and tourists with its vibrant and captivating presence.
This journey not only symbolizes the physical relocation of the wax figure but also metaphorically underscores Catriona’s personal voyage of showcasing Filipino culture and beauty on the global stage.
Fans braved storm warnings to witness the momentous event at The Peak. Where they were greeted by not one, but two Catrionas. The real Catriona Gray, who graced the event adorned in a chic tailored tube top paired with flared taffeta bottoms. Engaged with her fans, offering a masterclass on the famed lava walk. Adding to the festive and vibrant atmosphere of the event.
An Interactive Experience Awaits Visitors
Visitors to Madame Tussauds Hong Kong are in for a unique interactive experience. Unlike many of its global counterparts, the Hong Kong venue has been designed to foster interactivity, allowing fans to immerse themselves in a world of glamour and fame. Integrating easily for photographic moments with the figures of their favorite stars.
Whether it is receiving a crown from Pia Wurtzbach’s figure or making a heart sign alongside K-drama sensation Bae Suzy, fans can expect a rich tapestry of experiences. Weaving memories that they will cherish forever.
Catriona, personifying the essence of hospitality and warmth, invites visitors to fully embrace their experience at The Peak. She highlights that beyond the captivating wax figures, visitors can indulge in exquisite cuisine and relish the breathtaking view. Ensuring a truly satisfying day out.
Honoring Filipino Excellence on the World Stage
Indeed, as Catriona Gray’s wax figure assumes its rightful place among the stars at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, it serves as a moment of both pride and celebration. Emphasizing the expanding recognition and admiration of Filipino icons on the world stage.
As you plan your next visit, remember that the iconic museum is situated at Shop P101, The Peak Tower, No. 128 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong. Awaiting to offer you a glimpse into the world of fame. Coupled with a rich Filipino heritage through the newly unveiled wax figure of Catriona Gray.