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Bolivian heartthrob wins Mister International

Twenty-year-old Bolivian heartthrob won out against 30 other hopefuls to take the Mister International crown in Taiwan’s central Taichung city on Saturday, December 19.

Juan Bruno Kettels Torrico, an engineering student, was crowned in front of an audience of 400 in a hotel in the island’s central city of Taichung after walking down the catwalk in swimwear and evening wear.

The first and second runner-ups were Hector Soria of Spain and Marcelino Gebrayel of Lebanon.

Mister International Philippines 2009 winners

Mister International Phillippines 2009 winner Michael Manansala

Mister International Phillippines 2009 winner Michael Manansala















Michael Manansala, a 23-year-old freelanced model from Quezon City, won the Mister International Philippines 2009 title after replacing one of the finalists two days before the final event.

Standing at 6’2″, Michael is among the tallest contestants and one of the crowd favorites. Apart from the title, the native hunk of Pampanga also won Mr. Personality. Continue reading

Mister International Philippines 2009

posterThe country’s most respected male pageant, Mister International Philippines (MIP) 2009, is now accepting candidates who will compete for a chance to represent the country in the prestigious MISTER INTERNATIONAL 2009 (www.mistersingapre.org) search to be held in Taiwan on November 28 2009. According to MIP President, Mike Lim, only twelve finalists will be selected this year to compete for the Philippine title to be held on October 06, 2009. Interested parties may send photos to mikesylim@yahoo.com or mikesylim@gmail.com. For more information, please get in touch with MIP 2009 casting director, Chris Jalandoni, thru mobile number 09194264785.

A candidate must be a male citizen of the Philippines or a primary resident of the Philippines for at least 6 months immediately prior to the local pageant. He must be single, at least 5’11, 18 to 29 years old. A candidate must possess a handsome face and well-toned physique, of good health and unquestionable good moral character. He must never have participated in a previous Mister International Pageant. Interested party must prepare a valid Philippine passport (original and photocopy) for inspection.