- Matmat Centino received a standing ovation for her performance of the song “Cabaret” on Tawag ng Tanghalan Celebrity Champions
- The Miss Q & A 2018 1st Runner up was tagged as the “ultimate showgirl” because of the entertainment quality of her number
- She has been joining beauty pageants for 30 years which helped her siblings finish their college degrees
Matmat Centino, Miss Q & A 2018 1st Runner up, has completed her performance on Tawag ng Tanghalan with a standing ovation from five judges this Wednesday. The queen showed the audience that she isn’t just a witty contender of a pageant but also an ultimate showgirl who can draw cheers from the crowd.
Matmat sang and danced Liza Minelli’s “Cabaret”, where she wore a glittery red cocktail gown. Halfway through the song, she pulled her puffy skirt, after which, revealing a tight-fitting dress.
She said that her favorite song, “Cabaret” has already earned a lot in helping her eight siblings finish college. So when she was singing the song, she thought that this was everything she has worked hard for.
Judge Ogie gave his evaluation and has agreed to Anne’s labeling of Matmat as the “ultimate showgirl”.
Alcasid explained, “Iyong performance mo, ang pinaka-description ko: kumpleto. Lahat nandoon, e… ‘Yung boses mo, ‘yung projection mo, your choreography. It was such a delightful experience for us to watch. That was almost perfect.”
With no doubt, she was the best performer of the day, garnering an average score of 95.4%, defeating her co-contenders, Maricel Morales, Marilyn Villamayor, and Marc Tupaz.
Miss Q & A 2018 Juliana Parizcova Segovia was seen cheering in the background.
Matmat or Matricia Centino has been joining beauty pageants for 30 years. She worked as an entertainer in Japan for five years, and even when abroad, she entered beauty pageants when opportunities came. With her earnings, she has produced siblings who are policemen, accountant, nurse, and teacher.
The beauty titlist love her family so much. In an interview with Rated K, she told Korina, ” Ang sarap kasi ng mahal ko lang sila. I just love them.”
May you continue to be blessed, Mat for having a good h
Let us look at Matmat’s performance once again.