VANDAVE OFF TO MALAYSIA FOR I AM MODEL SEARCH INTERNATIONAL 2023!
Vandave looked calm and confident as he entered the send off party venue at Pandan Asian Cage in Tomas Morato. After 3 years of long wait, Vandave will finally represent the Philippines in international stage.
Vandave Paragas was crowned as Misters of Filipinas 2019 but wasnt able to compete due to pandemic. When the title of I am Model Search was offered to Vandave last November, he did not hesitate to compete for the country.
"It was my dream to represent the Philippines internationally to bring home the honor, kahit medyo short preparation, I will do my best and at the same time enjoy the journey" said Vandave.
I am Model Search International (IAMS) is the latest model search for international aspiring models around the world.
This platform was created to give equal opportunity to all aspiring models to obtain branding & networking as a stepping stone to venture the international modelling industry.
Present during the send off were PEPPs Foundation officers headed by Carlo Morris Galang, Team Ryan Chris - the official wardrobe provider of Vandave for the world tilt, Misters of Filipinas kings, Vandave's talent manager - Mother J, Paragas family and supporters.
Kagandahang Flores, headed by Rodgil Flores completed series of modeling training to prepare Vandave in the modeling search.
Vandave will be leaving for Malaysia on January 16th. With the theme - "Be you, Be Grand" the World finals is scheduled on January 20th at The Grand Pacific Hall Evolve Concept Mall Ara Damansara, Kuala Lumphur, Malaysia.
Malaysia as one of the huge fashion hub in South East Asia is the perfect destination to build a career in modelling.I am Model Search International is owned by Double Event Management based in Kuala Lumphur. Their first national Modeling search was held in 2020. I am Model Search has diffrent categories, such as kids, pre teen, teen and adults. Each country can send atleast two representatives.
"PEPPs Foundation and Misters of Filipinas are always all out for our representatives, this battle is not an exemption, PEPPs Team will be in Malaysia to cheer for Vandave" said PEPPs president Carlo Morris Galang.
The World finals will be hosted by PEPPs TV Artist Inaki Torres and Malaysian beauty queen host - Melisha Lin.
The send off was supported by TPC, PEPPs TV, Mother J, Pandan Asian Cafe, Kagandahang Flores, Jojo Bragais and Ryan Chris.
Photos by Joy Arguil
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