Last Friday night, the exciting finals of Mister Philippines 2017 was successfully held at the Systems Plus College Foundation in Angeles City, Pampanga where eight (8) young men were proclaimed winners, as follows:
Mister Global Philippines 2017: James Alfred Ventura of Bulacan
Mister Universe Philippines 2017: Denver Hernandez of the Filipino Community of Italy
Mister Philippines Tourism 2017: Woody Andres, Jr. of Pangasinan
Mister Grand International Philippines 2017:
Joshua Reginald Banatin of Laguna
Mister Global Teen Philippines 2017:
Arjoy Elbanbuena of La Union
Mister Montage International 2017:
Ibahn Daryle Francisco of the Filipino Community of Dubai
The Sun (1st Runner-Up): Mark Anthony Beltran of San Antonio, Nueva Ecija
The Stars (2nd Runner-Up): Aljun Cayawan of Agusan del Sur
The finals was a seamless production in almost its entirety as each segment followed tried-and-tested presentations that added to the glorious finish of the annual event. Kudos to Director Larry Garcia for navigating the whole proceedings along with hosts Andrew Wolff and Gab Alfonso. The panel of judges included Designer Albert Andrada, La Provence owner Mehdi Moussaoui, Sash Factor Head Brix Vera and yours truly.
From this point now, preparations will soon start for the top two finishers for international representation as James Alfred Ventura of Bulacan and Denver Hernandez of FilComm Italy will hie off to Chiang Mai, Thailand and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic for Mister Global 2017 and Men Universe Model 2017, respectively. Soon to follow will be Joshua Reginald Banatin and Arjoy Elbanbuena for Mister Grand International 2017 and Mister Global Teen 2017 which will be held come October in the Philippines and Bangkok.
Congratulations to all the winners!