Showing posts with label Mister Supranational 2016. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mister Supranational 2016. Show all posts

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Vivoree’s grand homecoming

Scene: The open-forum and actual ocular inspection of the unfinished and abandoned school building by the provincial lawmakers in Hingotanan Island in Bien Unido. Bohol Vice-Gov. Dionisio Dajalos Balite, Ph.D. led the fact-finding delegation with board members Niño Rey Boniel, Dionisio Victor Balite, Tommy Abapo Jr., Agapito Cañas Avenido and Benjie Arcamo. 

The first Mister Supranational 
Philippines 2016 AR dela Serna
 is off to Poland this week deadset 
on bringing home the first Mister 
Supranational title.  
Courtesy: Eric Esperal/Misters of Filipinas 
Scene:  The first Mister Supranational Philippines 2016 AR dela Serna is ready to capture the first Mister Supranational title.  This week, AR will leave for Poland.  His physical transformation vividly shows his sheer discipline and strong-willed determination in achieving his ultimate goal in the highly anticipated male beauty-battle in the world. “I've been training for quite some time. I'm only gonna be showcasing who I am. As I represent the country. I assure everyone that I am prepared to represent the country,” AR told VRS.

Scene: Pinoy Aquaman lawyer Ingemar Macarine will cross the 17 km. Canigao Channel today by swimming solo and unassisted from Brgy. Tugas, in Pres. Carlos P. Garcia Island to Maasin City, Southern Leyte. The swim is organized by the Municipality of Ubay courtesy of Mayor Constantino Reyes to promote tourism in Ubay and for cleaner seas.

The "Go Getter Girl ng Bohol" Maria Niña Vivoree Matutes Esclito was finally home in Bohol last Friday.

It's been two months since Vivoree was a housemate of the Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) Lucky Season 7 on ABS-CBN, and her busy schedule has kept her from leaving Manila.

Vivoree, who was wearing “I love Bohol” shirt, was all smiles as fans gave her a very warm welcome. She was excited to see Bohol once again and thank all of her kababayans who supported her all the way.

At the airport, fans were plenty and support was overwhelming.

Greater happiness, however, exuded from her face when she got home in Loon town.  Reuniting with her family, whom she has not seen for two months, was the highlight of Vivoree’s trip to her hometown.

Former PBB Lucky Seven housemate Vivoree Esclito
with her high school teacher Butch Bernas, Ph.D. 
at the Tagbilaran City Science High School during 
her homecoming to Bohol. Contributed Photo
Another teen housemate, Fenech Veloso, also comes from Loon.

Bohol cultural icon Reigh Monreal posted on Facebook that  Vivoree is a cousin of FEU Tamaraws' Francis Matutes Tamsi, son of Bohol's Kundiman Diva Ammie Matutes Tamsi.

In Loon town, she visited Loon South Sentral Elem. School where she met by her former teachers, classmates and fans.  Special Education students of Loon Central Elementary School were eagerly waiting in front of their dormitory for Vivoree.

In Tagbilaran City, she also met her classmates and teachers at Tagbilaran City Science High School.

Vivoree’s high school teacher Butch Bernas, Ph.D., said he was surprised of Vivoree’s transformation-- from being shy to confident.

“Yet she remains very humble,” said Butch. “She was one of my talented students,” he added.

An aspiring singer, Vivoree said last August that she joined the reality show to help overcome her insecurities about her looks.  She said she was often teased as "balbon" by her peers. She said that by being more confident in herself, she can freely pursue her dream to perform in front of an audience.

Lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine 
with Ubay Mayor Constantino Reyes. Macarine 
will swim solo the Canigao Channel from Pres. Carlos P. Garcia
 Island to Southern Leyte today.  Contributed Photo
During her stint at the reality show, she was romantically linked with Filipino-Italian Marco Gallo. 

Vivoree was evicted from the PBB during the live 6th elimination night on Oct. 22. She got the lowest votes among those who were nominated for eviction.

However, she continues her TV guestings on ABS-CBN with Marco.

Continue to be brave and beautiful, said Big Brother.


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Sunday, September 25, 2016

AR dela Serna is Phl’s 1st Mr. Supranational

Mister Bohol AR dela Serna (real name: Alberto Rodolfu dela Serna),  23, has defeated other hot contestants to win the coveted Misters of Filipinas-Supranational 2016 held on Sept. 18 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila.

The Philippines’ first Misters of 
Filipinas- Supranational 2016 AR dela Serna
 will be the country’s representative to the 
Mister Supranational competition to be held in
 Poland on Dec. 3.  Contributed Photo
AR, the son Alberto and former Poblacion 2 barangay captain Glorivic of Tagbilaran City, says winning in a national male pageant is a dream come true.

“Being the first Mister Supranational feels great. But with greatness comes great responsibility. I am looking forward in representing the Philippines in Poland this coming December,” AR tells VRS.

He says he feels overwhelmed and his win hasn’t sunk in yet.

Until this moment, it hasn't sunk in yet. I'm not thinking that I've already won,”  says the countrys first Supranational.

AR, who stands 6’1”, says he has always been in shape but admits he had to work extremely hard to achieve his impressive physique for the competition.

“The routine continues. I've been living a healthy lifestyle when I decided to join from last year’s edition. Plus additional help from pageant experts,” he admits.

So what is it about him that impressed so much? Mr Supranational-Philippines says it was just him being himself.

“Definitely my determination and character,” says AR when VRS asked what makes him stand out among other contenders in the Misters of Filipinas.

AR famously joined the Misters of Filipinas—the contest that determines who the Philippines will send in various male beauty pageants—twice (he was proclaimed 2nd runner-up last year) before winning one of the titles (others titles were Mister International Philippines, Misters of Filipinas Man of the World, Misters of Filipinas Manhunt International, Misters of Filipinas Man of the Year, Mister Asian Philippines 2016).

AR dela Serna’s strong performance throughout 
the competition added to his good looks, strong 
personality and great character made him the
 perfect Mr. Supranational-Philippines. 
Contributed Photo
AR says his experience of losing the contest last year made him more confident for the international pageant.

“The experience from previous pageants really helps. I do consider direct criticism from my supporters and people's comments through social media,” says AR.

He says he wants to inspire other people to see the positive outlook of life.

“Being Mister Supranational Philippines is a treasure that I would keep in my life. Being able to inspire other people and being able to make others smile is I think why there are events like this,” he says.

Prime Events Productions Philippines Foundation Inc. (PEPPS), the organizer of Misters of Filipinas says AR’s strong performance throughout the competition added to his good looks, strong personality and great character made him the perfect Mr. Supranational-Philippines.

Regil Dulfo, owner of Ramp Model Association of Bohol (RMAB), the company which grooms and handles AR, says he sees AR potential to become a famous model and personality.

“He is determined, dedicated and down to earth person,” he says.

AR will represent the Philippines in the first Mister Supranational 2016 which will be held in Poland, the same country where Boholana beauty queen Anna Maris Igpit-Taylor competed for Miss World 2006, on Dec. 3.

AR dela Serna, one of the 
country’s “hottest men”
 is now preparing for the Mister Supranational. 
Contributed Photo
I want to continue working hard (since) Mr Supranational is fast approaching, I can't put my guard down. I will do my best in Poland," he says.

According to the organizers, Mister Supranational is a contest with an exclusive formula, aiming to discover an instant celebrity and new talents for television and the modeling industry.

The first edition of Mister Supranational will happen in Krynica-Zdrój City, Poland. Over 40 candidates from around the globe are expected to compete, and they will start arriving in Poland on November 23.

AR has joined other male beauty pageant in previous years. He won the title Mr Generation East 2013 of  Sta. Lucia Generation East Model Search. He was also declared first runner-up in Mr Philippine Youth in 2002 but he replaced the dethroned Mr. Philippine Youth 2012 in Nov. 2012.

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