25 Gorgeous Men compete for the 1st Mister Grand International Tilt!
Report: Arvin Matuguinas Cabachete | Features Writer & Media Correspondent
Managing Editor: Raymund Thom Golez
Photos: JR Noses | Chief Photojournalist & Photo Editor
MANILA, Philippines – Twenty-five international delegates representing their respective countries have arrived in the Philippines to compete in the inaugural edition of Mister Grand International pageant. These equally gorgeous and striking men were presented to the selected members of the Philippine media held at the Convenarium of Crossroad 77 Event Center in Quezon City, Philippines on Saturday, September 30.
The 25 official candidates of the inaugural edition of Mister Grand International pageant are:
1. Australia, Michael Angelo Skyllas
2. Borneo, Ersazuan Magbanua
3. Canada, Mohammad Nick
4. Dominican Republic, Blachy Abreu
5. Ecuador, Abel Adrian Diaz
6. France, Michael Aghadjanian
7. Germany, Hamid Noor
8. Ghana, Guiseppe Nkansah
9. Guadeloupe, Ken Coco
10. Guam, Patrick Kenneth Camacho
11. India, Debojit Battacharrya
12. Indonesia, Andry Putra
13. Japan, Riku
14. Korea, Jin Seon Kwon Stewart
15. Malaysia, Kian Ching
16. Mexico, Jesus Eduardo Tellez
17. Myanmar, Myat Min San
18. Nepal, Dr. Dikpal Karki
19. Peru, Renzo Vitteri
20. Philippines, Joshua Reginald Banatin
21. Spain, Victor Haro
22. Sri Lanka, Vimukthi Wijekulasooriya
23. Thailand, Rachata Hamphanon
24. USA, Aaron Day
25. Vietnam, Nguyen Tien Dat
The delegates romped off their sexy physique as they parade in swimwear provided by Pegarro Swim. They also sashayed their style and form in their native wearing formal wear and national costumes. At the end of the event, Joshua Reginald Banatin of the Philippines was awarded as Media’s choice by the members of the press. Early favorites during the press presentation are Australia, Canada, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Japan, Philippines, Spain, Thailand and USA. More than good looks, this year’s roster of candidates consists of cabin crew, professional model, businessman, actor, accountant, veterinarian, yoga and gym instructor and among others.
Mark Gil Balicasan, president of the Mister Grand International Organization said that the newest international pageant will focus on the importance of sports and how it plays a major role in the country, wherein they would feature the delegates’ national sports, which will be the main staple of the pageant. Sports-themed activities are also on line-up as part of their pre-pageant activities.
The Province of Ilocos Sur is the host province with several activities at stakes for the candidates as they travel to the City fof Vigan on October 1-4, 2017. Finals night will be on October 6, 2017 at Crossroad 77 Convenarium in Quezon City, Philippines.