24 finalists selected for the Face of Adams Season 2 contest in Riyadh


By Earn Abellera

— The candidates and organizers of Face of Adams Season 2 (FOA 2), an annual male pageant for Overseas Filipino Workers who respect and follow the customs and beliefs of its host country respectively, was held before an enthusiastic audience last week at Wareef Compound in Riyadh.

It is owned and organized by the Adams Family, who intends to unite and foster an inclusive networking of individuals who seek brotherhood, balance, fair treatment and sense of belonging, understanding and equality. These values will be achieved through social medias, meet ups and gatherings — all focused on open mindedness, mutual respect, family like bonding and love for each other. It is also organized with its partner BuCamp International Ltd., who will also make the “Gawad Kapitagan 2018 Awarding Ceremonies during the final night”.

Audition was held in the first week of January and according to Jhay Vhin Adams, president of Adams Family, “This pageant is a commitment to uplift the Filipino spirit, boost the confidence and personalities of the male candidates and can be their gateway to stardom. The pageant’s related charitable activities will bring social-awareness and give a new face to pageants for men in the Philippines, FOA2 is a celebration of “Masculinity with Responsibility” as its working tittle the Brand Ambassador”

“Today in our generation, as the search is on, we are looking for the best ‘Man’ that can promote masculinity and be the next Brand Ambassador to our community. How can you promote the company brand (sponsors) and being Overseas Filipino Worker at the same time? This is a battle of originality, talents, perseverance towards equality and Ambassador of Goodwill,” said Marl “Maui of Riyadh” Encinada, overall Event Director of FOA2.

Below are the top 24 finalist representing their respective regions Kingdom wide. Whoever will be crowned as the Face of Adams Season 2 to be held in Riyadh on April 6 will win $1,000 . The event will be held in cooperation with Filipino Community all over the Kingdom, particularly in Riyadh under the patronage of the Philippine Embassy.

1 Jomil I. Hynson (Central) 2 Raymart A. Emeterio (Central) 3 Kierven Earl D. Tupaz (Central) 4 Kervin T. Serrano (Central) 5 Ernesto M. Abellera (Eastern) 6 Arnel P. Colis (Central) 7 Ansell Lopez Casuga (Central) 8 Randy H. Laguting (Central)

9 Oj Guinto (Western) 10 John Q. Gutierrez (Western) 11 Kel B. Cueto (Eastern) 12 John Wilvert M. Diaz (Central) 13 Riomar U. Payte (Central) 14 Joseph Cabugason (Western) 15 Reymar C. Olivo (Central) 16 Paulo C. Pastores (Central).

17 Darvin T. Orbe (Central) 18 Daren V. Vergara (Central) 19 Rv T. Pangilinan (Centra) 20 Helbert C. Sarmiento (Central) 21 Enzo Aguas (Western) 22 Joseph (Josh) Sumangue (Central) 23 Patrick M. Cordeta (Central)24 Ernel N. Cabanilla (Eastern)