Neil Perez, the first Filipino to win the Mister International title, will be crowning his successor in his homeland.
The Philippines will be hosting the 10th Mister International pageant on November 28. The announcement was made on the pageant’s official Facebook page on Wednesday, May 20th.
“With strong support from the many pageant fans, the Philippines has become internationally recognized for its outstanding accomplishments in the pageant industry,” Alan Sim, Mister International Organization president, said in a statement. “Philippines is a symbol of success and holding the Mister International pageant here will amplify its reputation as a worlld showcase country for pageants.”
The country is “ready to set the stage for this glamorous event, and we look forward to showing the contestants the exciting and vibrant culture of our beautiful country,” said Carlo Morris Galang of Prime Event Productions Philippines Foundation (PEPPS), the same organization that produces the search for the next Mister International Philippines.
Nearly 50 candidates from around the world are expected to compete in the pageant’s 2015 edition. They will be judged in three categories: swimwear, evening wear and interview.