IN PHOTOS: New breed of Misters of Filipinas kings

Meet the new set of Misters of Filipinas kings!

Miguel Mari Guia, representing San Pablo City, on Sunday won Mister International Philippines 2016 during the finals night of Misters of Filipinas 2016.

The 27-year-old model will represent the Philippines at the Mister International 2016 pageant to be held in December in Bangkok, Thailand. Guia also bagged the Face of Misters 2016 and Mr One Canvas special awards.

Winners, too
Cordillera’s Christopher Dulagan, 22, was named Man of the World Philippines 2016. This proud Igorot police officer will compete in the inagural Man of the World pageant to be organized by Prime Events Production Philippines Inc (the producer of Misters of Filipinas) next year.

Charles Joseph Querol, whose photo as a gasoline attendant went viral online a few months ago, won Manhunt Philippines 2016. This 29-year-old representative of Balagtas, Bulacan will represent the country in Manhunt International 2017.

Comeback king of Bohol AR Dela Serna is Mister Supranational Philippines 2016. This 23-year-old former Misters runner-up is set to compete in Mister Supranational 2016 pageant to be held in Poland this December.

Albay’s Issa Janda, 21, won Man of the Year Philippines 2016. He will vie for a back-to-back victory in Man of the Year, won by Karan Singhdole last August. Janda also won Best in Formal Wear and Mr David’s Salon.

Basketball varsity player from Negros Occidental Vincent Issen Christopher Jarina, 20, was named Mister Asian Philippines 2016 and will compete in the upcoming Mister Asian 2016 competition this November.

Jeremiah Nicolas (Filipino Community of Melbourne) and Roshon Barman (Biliran Island) finished first and second runners-up, respectively. Barman also bagged Mr Telegenic and Mr Skin Philosophie.

The winners will undergo a series of rigorous training sessions in preparation for their respective international pageants.

The top 15
The 27 candidates opened the finals showheld at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila, opened in with a jungle inspired upbeat opening number. They then paraded in swimwear and formal wear before they were cut to 15.

The rest of the 15 finalists who moved forward to the question and answer round were Casius Charles Panopio (Batangas), Gerald John Fullante (Camarines Sur), Randy Angelo Ramos (Davao del Norte), Mark Vincent Villaflores (Dumaguete City), Ichin Daclan (General Santos City), Prince De Guzman (Fairview, Quezon City) and Bobby Royo (Sibuyan Island).

Daclan won Best in Swimwear while Romblon’s Roberto Lim Jr was awarded Mister Photogenic. Jonathan Maniquis (San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan) won Mister Congeniality and Mister Spiraderm. John Glenn Seridon (Cagayan Valley) bagged Mister Talent, Best in Ethnic Costume and the Online Popularity awards.

Mister International Organization president Alan Sim and Man of the Year pageant owner Raymond Djambek graced the event. Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia-Pacific International 2016 Ganiel Krishnan, Miss Manila 2016 Cristelle Tolentino and Ryan Tercero served as the masters of ceremonies. TEXT & PHOTOS BY Drew Francisco, Missosology.Org


Misters of Filipinas 2016: Fearless Predictions

Tonight, a new set of Misters of Filipinas kings will be crowned. From 27, here are my final 15 choices.

Mister International Philippines: GENERAL SANTOS CITY Ichin Daclan


Man of the World Philippines: SAN PABLO, LAGUNA Miguel Mari Guia


Manhunt International Philippines: LAGUNA Jerald Mendoza



Mister Supranational Philippines: ALBAY Issa Janda


Man of the Year Philippines: BILIRAN ISLAND Roshon Barman


Mister Asian Philippines: BOHOL AR Dela Serna


1st runner-up: CAMARINES SUR Gerald John Fullante


2nd runner-up: DUMAGUETE CITY Mark Vincent Villaflores


Rest of the Top 15
9: CORDILLERA Christopher Comicho Dulagan
11: DAVAO DEL NORTE Randy Angelo Ramos
12: CAGAYAN VALLEY John Glenn Seridon
13: ROMBLON Roberto Lim Jr
14: BALAGTAS, BULACAN Charles Joseph Querol
15: NEGROS OCCIDENTAL Vincent Issen Christopher Jarina




Misters of Filipinas 2016: Meet the contestants

Pageant veterans, an Igorot police officer, a windsurfer and a social media sensation are among the 27 Misters of Filipinas 2016 contestants presented to the media on Sunday, August 28.

The show, which coincided with the launching of One Canvas Events Place in Makati City, saw the candidates walk the runway in fashion wear, beach wear and their official Misters shirts.

Some of the candidates of Misters of Filipinas 2016 during the press preview

These men from around the country and Filipino overseas communities hope to follow the footsteps of Mister International 2014 Neil Perez and Man of the Year 2016 Karan Singhdole. They will compete for the chance to represent the Philippines in various international pageants, including Mister International, Manhunt International and Mister Supranational.

Manhunt Philippines 2015-16 Don McGyver Cochico, Man of the Year 2016 Karan Singhdole, Mister Asia Philippines 2015 Christian Mark Galang and Mister International 2014 Neil Perez

Prime Event Productions Philippines president Carlo Morris Galang expressed happiness for having these gorgeous and talented individuals as part of this year’s Misters candidates’ roster. “For us, they are not just competitors in our pageant, but an addition to our growing family,” he added.

The finals is set for September 18 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila.

Check out the 27 official candidates here:

Misters of Filipinas 2016 officially launched

Prime Events Productions Philippines Foundation Inc (PEPPS) formally launched Misters of Filipinas 2016 in front of partners, sponsors and the media last April 22 at House Manila, Remington Hotel in Pasay City.

Carlo Morris Galang, president and CEO od PEPPS, said the trade launch was held to show that “we are one pageant, one team and one advocacy.”

The titles at stake for this year’s competition are: Mister Globe Philippines, Man of the Year Philippines, Manhunt International Philippines, Mister International Philippines and Man of the World Philippines.

PEPPS president Carlo Morris Galang

Karan Singhdole (Man of the Year Philippine 2015), Don McGyver Cochico (Manhunt Philippines 2015), AR Dela Serna (Misters 2015 first runner-up), Nicko Dela Cruz (Misters 2014 first runner-up) and Christian Mark Galang (Mister Asia Philippines 2014) were present in the event.

PEPPS, through its director for legal affairs Richard Montoya, also clarified certain issues facing the organization.

A fashion show and party titled Midsummer Night followed the launch. The show featured the Resorts World Manila Collections as well as the creations of Outkast Paradigm, San Diego Fab, Xioti Chiu, Jacob Casem, Bobby Galang, Santino Rivera and Olan Roque.