The 14th Mister International 2022 finals is happening on Saturday night at the New Frontier Theater, Araneta City with 34 candidates from around the world competing for the prestigious title.
At the press presentation held at Luxent Hotel, Quezon City, the Top 5 Media Popularity Choice award was given to the USA’s Daryn Alexander, Spain’s Juan Pablo Colias, Hongkong’s Jason Li, Thailand’s Surasak Muangkeaw, and the Philippines’ AMJ Ordillano. Reigning titlist is Vietnam’s Trinh Van Bao.
The rest of the official candidates are: Albania – Boris Gurtner, Brazil – Luan Antonelli Bristot, Belgium – Niels van Dijk, Cambodia – Buncchat Eat, Cuba – Rubert Manuel Arias Solozábal, Czech Republic – Matêj Švec, Dominican Republic – Manu Franco, France – Pierre Carriou, Haiti – Theodore Bien-Amie, India – Lukanand Kshetrimayum, Indonesia – Jason Julius, Japan – Ryota Kanazuka, Kazakhstan – Anatoliy, Laos – Sengtavanh Chaleunphonh, Malaysia – Hugo Mandus, Mexico – Andres Villegas, Myanmar – San Thar, Nepal – Manashi Raii, Netherlands – Iliya Shahedi, Nicaragua – Jonathan Lopez, Panama – Daniel Moran, Peru – Eleazar Moreno, Puerto Rico – Driel Souza, Singapore – Sean Nicholas Sutiono, South Korea – J Ryong, Sri Lanka – Pasan Weerasekara, Switzerland – Marcel Riera, Taiwan – Jacob Hsiao, and Venezuela – Orangel Dirinot.
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Youngest Filipina international beauty queen
Zyrich Mikela Perez, an 8-year-old Grade 3 student at St. Paul College Pasig, bested 20 kids from around the world and won the Little Earth International 2022 title in ceremonies held recently at Broadway New York Marriot Marquis. She became the youngest Filipina to ever win an international title.
Inspired by her idol, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, Perez, who wants to become a doctor, also won the best in talent, gown, national costume, headshot, video, and question-and-answer special awards.
Perez, along with the five other winners of the Orlando, Florida-based pageant, had the opportunity to walk the runway at New York Fashion Week, wearing indigenous MUSA Fabric by Joy Soo.
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A ‘Beauty that lasts’ Clinic
The Pretty You aesthetic clinic recently opened its new Santolan Crame branch to meet its ever-growing patrons. With over 23 branches nationwide, the highly sought-after ‘Beauty that lasts’ clinic is paving the way in redefining the importance of beauty and helping Filipinos find their inner glow through the pandemic and beyond.
Recipient of the Iconic Aces Award 2022 as Aesthetic and Wellness Clinic of the Year, the beauty aesthetic clinic offers affordable services provided by a highly trained staff. Headed by CEO/founder Jessa Macaraig and owners Atty. Patricia Galang, and Maya Doria, The Pretty You offers exclusive services, the ‘Balik Alindog’ five-session, mesolipo slimming package; Jawbotox non-invasive treatment (to achieve barbie V-shaped face); and Forty Pretty (40 treatments-celebrity facial, radio frequency (RF) body/face, lipo cavitation body and eye bag removal), among others.