Michelle Vitug Encarnacion, former Mrs. Elite Philippines International 2019, is now competing in Mrs. International 2023, to be held from February 18 to 27, with the preliminaries in Singapore and finals night in Malaysia.
Encarnacion, a successful businesswoman, promising actress, and philanthropist, has prepared a lot for the competition bringing with her a tourism video showcasing some famous paradise-island attractions of the Philippines.
Mrs. Philippines Face of Beauty International 2019 Riza Oben Dormiendo, Mrs. National Globe 2022 Marie Abigael Bayuga, and Mrs. Philippines International 2021 Leona Luisa Andersen gave Encarnacion moral boosts during a pre-departure sendoff event held at St. Francis Shangri-La Place in Mandaluyong City.
Maan Cueto Aris and Aries Concepcion, CEO/owners of Mrs. Philippines International organization, expressed confidence in the strong chances of Encarnacion to bring home the title.
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Miss Supermodel Philippines 2023 runway challenge held
The twelve official candidates of Miss Supermodel Philippines 2023 walked the stage in red swimwear during the search’s Runway Challenge preliminary round held on Monday at One Shangrila Place Tower in Mandaluyong City.
The candidates, who also paraded in Filipiniana, include Aileen Joyce Santiago, Shyrla Nuñez, Jireh Calacala, Klebsiella Joiz Pasion, Ryzah Ortiz, Imogene Belles, Querubin Gonzalez, Alexia Villa, Katherine Padilla, Karla Majam, Floriane Lajara, and Mariah Nilo.
Miss Aura International 2021 Alexandra Faith Garcia, along with Miss Supermodel Philippines national directors JJ and Mae Evelyn Maghirang, and Dr. Charlie Mendez stood on the sidelines as members of the board of judges.
Alex Moico hosted the event with Communications Manager Sam Sapo.
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Studio8 Academy now open for business
Studio8 Academy (Fashion Arts Music & Entertainment School) held its grand opening recently at the studio’s headquarters located at 120 Maginhawa St. in Diliman, Quezon City graced by actor Roi Vinzon.
Studio8 Academy, a brainchild of fashion designers Dave Ocampo, co-founder and president of Designers Circle Philippines (DCP), and Velzon Hizon Velez, founder of Manhattan Fashion Week and owner of VHV Fashion House, provides training that focuses on helping students of all ages develop skills. It offers various workshops that include Acting (Film and Theater), Modeling | Pasarela, Dance, Voice, Musical Instruments, Art Class (Painting and illustrations), Disk Jockey (DJ), Tutorial for Academic Subjects (Math, English, Science, Pilipino), Hair and Makeup Training, Photography, and Hosting.