Saturday, 28 March 2015


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Group Photo of finalists

The grand finals of ‘Sabah Model of the Year’ male category will be held on 15 September 2012 (Saturday), at 6.30 pm in Grand Ballroom, The Pacific Sutera Hotel, Sutera Harbour Resort. According to its organizing chairman, Victor Bryan, the contest enters its second season this year with 25 finalists competing for the prestigious modeling title.

Attractive prizes are in the offer for the state level search, whereby the winner, first runner-up and second runner-up will receive trophy, sash, trophy and cash prizes RM3,000, RM2,000 and RM1,200, respectively. Fourth to seventh placing will get RM900, RM800, RM700 and RM600 and from eight to tenth placing will get RM500, RM400 and RM300 respectively. While, the others will each receive RM200 consolation prizes.

Seven subsidiary titles will be up for grabs, namely Most Popular Model (audience choice) 1st place (cash prize RM800, Trophy and sash), 2nd place ( RM600, Trophy and sash) and 3rd place (RM400, Trophy and sash), Best Catwalk and Stage Presentation (cash prize RM500, Trophy and sash), Most Creative wear 1st place (cash prize RM800, Trophy and sash), 2nd place ( RM600, Trophy and sash) and 3rd place (RM400, Trophy and sash).

There is also a special award for the best dressed audience for female and male categories, which offers cash prize of 1st place (RM500), 2nd place (RM300) and 3rd place (RM200), respectively. The theme of the event is Bold & Glamorous. Please come and witness one of the most gorgeous male model competitions in the state.

The contestants will be participating in four rounds in which they will wear Uniform wear, In Street wear, Beach wear and also in creative wear (inspired by Victoria Secret show).

Finalists are Arnold Ariffin Bin Arcede (aged 27, from Tawau), Allester Alsen Wong (27, Penampang), Wan Mohd Afiq Bin Wan Reduan (21, Likas), Deiny Duni (27, Tambunan), Gordon Wyn Wong (22, Penampang), Nickholin Nelvin Bin Nahfirin (23, Tenom), Yusuf Bin Abdul Rahman (20, Semporna), Yves Brandon Imbungon (26, Tuaran), Casey Bin Kam Khew Chai (24, Penampang), Ragnewi Bin Ham (27, Tamparuli), Winfrey Hillaire Soripin (19, Penampang), Bruno George (24, Inanam), Eddie Edward Jr (21, Penampang), Nyu Howe Yung (23, Kota Kinabalu), Andywen Sarumpit (22, Kudat), Vonn Primus (22, Keningau), Frickly Goh (21,Labuan), Wong Jun Yuen @ Weslie (25, Kota Kinabalu), Jerry Nelson John (21, Penampang), Stanley Lee Kian Yu (23, Kota Kinabalu), Leonard Lim Seng Jeck (27, Penampang), Melvan Roben (21, Papar), Mohd Saiful Ag Hassan (25, Kota Kinabalu), Melvin Joseph (27, Papar) and David Teo Fui Ping (27, Kota Belud).

Local artists will be performing that night. Tickets for the grand final are sold from RM80 and RM100 per ticket respectively. The organizer also wishes to thank Sutera Harbour Resort for granting the venue for the photo shoots.

For further information on dinner tickets, please call 016-8317595 / 017 890 5895.


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