Twenty of the country’s most promising soon to be models were presented to the media at KPUB restaurant in Global City. Prime Events Production – PEPPs , the organizer of Manhunt International Philippines officially announced the twenty two official candidates that will compete in this year’s Manhunt Philippines 2013 title. Regional screening and finals of Manhunt Philippines were also held, prior to the selection of the national candidates.
The Manhunt International contest is the largest and longest running male modelling contest in the world and is franchised to more than 70 countries worldwide. It is opened to aspiring males between the ages of 18 to 30 years old and provides them with a platform to launch their international modelling career.
Through the years, Manhunt Philippine Search has produced some of the most sought after names in fashion, showbiz and modeling industry, many of which have garnered commendable placements and awards during their reign and still considered today as some of the country’s best representative in world’s largest and oldest pageant for men – Manhunt Intenational, like Aaron Small - (1993 3rd runner-up) Mr. Physique , Bernie Vedasco Guindo - 1994, actor Roy de Guzman (a.ka. Roi Rodrigo - 1995) , Vince Pinto ( 1997 2nd runner up and winner of Mr. talent in Singapore Manhunt Finals), Alexander Judilla – 1999 Best in National Costume, 1998 – Michael Sol Cruz, Richard Stewart – ( Got the 2000 Best Talent award in Singapore Finals),Ric Cayzer (2001 Mr. Personality), Big Brother Housemate - Bruce Quebral (2002), TV host and commercial model Ronald Brent Javier – 2005 , Ramp Model and 2006 semifinalist– Iago Raterta, In demand model Don Mendoza - 2007, Kapamilya Actor/singer Marvin Wijangco aka Marvin Raymundo – 2008 Mr. Personality in China, Actor turned businessman Carlo Morris Galang and Manhunt Philippines 2011 Marvin Miranda (Manhunt semifinalist in Korea) and our current winner – June Macasaet ho won the Manuhunt title in Bangkok, Thailand last year,
The official Manhunt Philippines 2013 candidates are:
Mark Anthony Beltran
John Kenneth Guntan
Richard Del Rosario
Daniel Paolo David
Leonel de Jesus
King Jerrick Olar
Juan Carlo Rubin