Prime Event Productions Philippines Foundation Inc, organizers of the annual Misters of Filipinas Pageant has awarded 3 new franchises at the end of their Finals Night last September 18, 2016. Joining the previous titles Mister International, Man of the Year Philippines and Manhunt International Philippines were Mister Supranational, Mister Asian and Man of the World.
Mister Asian (originally Mister Southeast Asian) would be the first competition for the 2016 batch of winners from Misters of Filipinas. The contest had to re-brand from Mister Southeast Asian to Mister Asian to cater to countries outside the Southeast Asian region. It is also described as the search for Asia’s Most Charismatic Man.
Mister Asian would be held in Manado, Indonesia on November 19, 2016, In a press release, Billy Laurens, producer of the show said that it is very proud of his chosen city of Manado in North Sulawesi as the host organization of Mister Asian 2016, “We are preparing for this international event, we are very proud of the city of Manado in North Sulawesi’s election as the host of Mister Asian 2016. We would welcome the representative of the State – Asian countries and prove the city of Manado and North Sulawesi is conducive to become a world tourist destination. We ask for blessing, prayers and support to all people of North Sulawesi and Local Government so that this event runs smoothly and successfully”.
Bannering the Philippines for this event is the very first Mister Asian, Vincent Issen Christopher Jarina who is a 22 year old basketball player with roots tracing from Cadiz, Negros Occidental. Vincent’s athletic personality would fit in one of the challenge events of the competition, the Sports Challenge as it would be the test of their skill, discipline and athleticism. To win Mister Asian, according to its Facebook page, contestants have to participate in 4 challenge events, prejudging interview and final show.
Mister Asian 2016 contestants would also take part in the Sulut Expo Touris 2016 which will take place in the Main Atrium Mega Mall, Manado for 7 days from the date of November 14 to 20, 2016 where the National Costume and Talent show are to take place. Meanwhile, the finals of the very first Mister Asian Pageant would be on November 19, 2016.
Good luck and God Bless Vincent! You are a gem to everyone and to us you have what it takes to be the very first Mister Asian, we’re behind you all the way.