Male pageant Man of the Word 2019 pageant kicked off with the press presentation of some thirty candidates from around the world at Hotel Benilde, Arellano Avenue, Manila on Thursday. Man of the World Nepal was voted Media’s Choice while Netherlands and Guinea-Bissau tied for second and Philippines was third.
Mr. Spain Carlos Marquez Saez won the gold medal in the National Costume competition. Indonesia’s Isaac Agung Budiman won the silver while the bronze was awarded to the Philippines’ John Paul Ocat and India’s Krishna Salak. Ocat, a model from Cebu, wore a Sinulog-Santo Niño (Child Jesus) festival-inspired national costume.
The Man of the World 2019, now on its third year, is being presented by Prime Event Production Philippines, Inc. (PEPPS), headed by its president Carlo Morris Galang, and aims to promote education through its “Masculinity With Responsibility” campaign motto. Last year’s Clint Karkliñs of the Philippines finished as first runner up.
The gorgeous candidates, along with the reigning Man of the World 2018 Cao Xuân Tài of Vietnam, went to Dipolog City for advocacy tour, school visit and Mayor’s Night event prior to the swimwear competition that took place at Dipolog Boulevard on July 7 and the formal wear Fashion of the World show in Dipolog City on July 8.
A Charity Gala Night will be held tomorrow, July 10, at Windsor Place in St. Mary Ave., Jose Dela Peña, Marikina. The World Finals will be held at Fil-Oil Flying V Center, San Juan City on July 11 at 7:00 p.m...
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