The 27 Official Candidates were presented to the press and media on Saturday August 27 in what we can call a glittering event held at One Canvass in Makati City. PEPPS headed by Carlo Morris Galang has done a remarkable job! this year’s pageant has truly established itself as the premiere Male Pageant in the country.
There were some shakers and movers after seeing the guys strut their stuff, and it’s high time to update our leaderboard! Here’s Round 2: The Press Preview Favorites!
1. Ar De La Serna (BOHOL)
2. Gerald Fullante (CAMARINES SUR)
3. Christopher Dulagan (CORDILLERA)
4. Jerald Mendoza (LAGUNA)
5. Issa Janda (ALBAY)
6. Casius Panopio (BATANGAS)
7. Roberto Lim Jr (ROMBLON)
8. Ichin Daclan (GENERAL SANTOS CITY)
9. Prince De Guzman (FAIRVIEW, QC)
10. CJ Querol (PANDI, BULACAN)
11. Jam Acero (FILIPINO COMMUNITY of AUSTRALIA)
12. Miguel Guia (SAN PABLO CITY)
13. Darryl Joshua Gomez (MOUNTAIN PROVINCE)
14. Mark Vincent Villaflores (DUMAGUETE CITY)
15. Reimer Cortez (PAOMBONG)
16. Jonathan Maniquis (SAN JOSE DEL MONTE)
Other Candidates who also caught my attention, were the reps from Cagayan Valley (John Glenn Seridon) and Cebu City (Bienvenido Tabiolo), these guys have good stage presence and are worthy of attention!
This Leaderboard will be updated after the Swim Wear Competition on Sept. 3 (Saturday). So Stay tuned for that!!
Photos courtesy of Lito Caleon!