The first homegrown international male pageant will make its inaugural edition on May 30, 2015
Above is the contest format of Mister United Continents 2015. Click to enlarge.
The country’s first homegrown international male pageant – Mister United Continents 2015
– is here and preparations are shaping up fast for the inaugural edition to be hosted by the country on May 30.
Representatives from different countries are being named one by one. And by the looks of it, the organizers are serious in making this endeavor an event that will be boosted by the advocacy campaigns of each participating candidate.
But before we give dedicated focus on the above, let’s aim the spotlight on the search for the Philippine bet for the competition first – Mister United Continents Philippines 2015 – who will be elected during the finals set for April 14 at the Tanghalang Pasigueno.
Final screenings have already been conducted. The twenty-five (25) qualifiers from the NCR leg will now join the six (6) entries from the Luzon and Mindanao areas, with the names of two (2) more from Cebu and Tarlac being awaited to complete the roster of Official Candidates. Their names (and hometowns represented) are as follows:
1. MARK GIBSON M. ABERION (ANTIPOLO CITY)
The Official Candidates announced during the NCR Final Screening. (Photo credit: Jonas Yu)
2. BON EDOUARD C. QUINTO (NAGA CITY)
3. DAVE I. FRANCO (RIZAL PROVINCE)
4. KIM KENNETH D.V. CRISTOBAL (MANGALDAN, PANGASINAN)
5. ROLLY E. OPORTO (CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY)
6. MARK ANDREW G. BARON (NAVOTAS CITY)
7. AHMER TIMOTHY G. MANALANSANG (MARIKINA CITY)
8. RICARDO G. DE JESUS (CANDABA, PAMPANGA)
9. LANCE JASON O. GO (PASAY CITY)
10. ADRIAN R. SATO (BINAN, LAGUNA)
11. RONELLE B. LUTCHING (MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL)
12. DANILO Q. MAGTOTO JR. (ANGELES CITY)
13. JOVEN P. TOLEDO (CAVITE PROVINCE)
14. REYNALDO RUIZ E. CATALUNA III (ANGONO, RIZAL)
15. JOHN HENRY C. PESCADOR (BAGUIO CITY)
16. RUBEN E. GARCIA (SORSOGON)
17. PETERSON JEFFERSON P. QUINTO JR. (OLONGAPO CITY)
18. ALJON M. BUENAFLOR (DASMARINAS, CAVITE)
19. EDVIRO B. FUENTES JR. (TACLOBAN CITY)
20. MARK JOSEPH T. NAVOA (LAS PINAS CITY)
21. ALBERT D. GONZALES
22. PAOLO D.P. CRUZ (NAVAL, BILIRAN PROVINCE)
23. JERIC GINES (CANDON, ILOCOS SUR)
24. ALEXIS FRANCIS R. MARTINEZ (MABALACAT CITY)
25. JAY B. MONASTERIAL (LIGAO CITY)
OFFICIAL CANDIDATES FROM LUZON AND MINDANAO:
1. NIGEL JEFF ABENES (ILOCOS NORTE)
2. JB BALASCOPO (MISAMIS ORIENTAL)
3. COCO SALVACION (DAVAO)
4. DAVE KEVIN CABRILLOS (DIGOS CITY)
5. KEVIN DALE JOVELLANO (MIDSAYAP, NORTH COTABATO)
6. NIKKO ABDUL (SULTAN KUDARAT, MAGUINDANAO)
The national finals for Mister United Continents Philippines 2015 will happen on April 14 at Tanghalang Pasigueno.
Familiar names and faces in the roster (photo grid on the left) are Misters of the Philippines 2014 alumni Alexis Francis Martinez, John Henry Pescador, Edviro Fuentes Jr. and Mark Andrew Baron, Bodyshots Philippines 2014 finalist Ricardo de Jesus and Mister International Philippines 2013 finalist Bon Quinto.
Watch out for more about the handsome advocacy-driven male contestants in the weeks to come. 😉