“I want to represent Philippines in the International runways if given the chance. And I know that I'm supported by great people who are with me towards my goals in life.”
|Boholano model AR dela Serna is vying|
for a title in Misters of Pilipinas 2015. Contributed Photo/Dennis Natividad Photography
Thus said AR dela Serna (real name: Alberto Rodolfu), the son of Alberto and former Poblacion 2 barangay captain Glorivic, on his decision to join Misters of Pilipinas 2015, the local pageant that’s responsible for selecting the country’s representative for four international male beauty contests--Mister International, Mr. Tourism International, Mister Model International and Mister Globe.
The 22-year-old model said he felt elated when his name was called during the final callback on July 25 at the Activity Center of Fisher Mall in Quezon City.
“It actually felt relieved and amazed when my number was called during the final screening,” AR told VRS.
According to AR, the screening process was tough.
“It was tough but thank God that I am one of the official candidates for Misters of Pilipinas 2015,” he said.
A month-long activity awaits the candidates in preparation for the big night.
What are his preparations? “I have received a lot of critics about my physical features. I exert extra efforts in working out. I am also preparing mentally, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually,” he shared.
And how about his diet? “My gym friends are helping me a lot in my dietary plan. I have chicken and a lot of water lately,” said AR.
|AR dela Serna (with Mister International 2014 Neil Perez)|
on joining the Misters of Pilipinas 2015:
‘I want to represent Philippines in the International runways
if given the chance.’ Contributed Photo
He said his modeling and acting workshops helped him become more conscious, confident and disciplined-traits he believes can help him in the competition.
AR said he will do his best to represent Bohol in the pageant.
“Lately, I'm inspired by the support of the people around me. I'm just astonished by how people could really help you when you need the utmost help,” he said. “I know that in this journey, as I represent the people of Bohol I have really the support of Bohol.”
He already 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 Leo Angeles Flores of Parañaque in Nov. 2012.
AR will be competing with other 30 hunks and gorgeous men in the 2015 edition of the Misters of Pilipinas slated on Sept. 13 at Resorts World Manila.
Gian Ale wins in The Voice Kids battle rounds
|Gian Ale wins in The Voice Kids battle rounds. Contributed Photo|
Popstar Sarah Geronimo chose Gian Ale of Tagbilaran to move on to the next round of The Voice Kids Philippines Season 2 last week after the intense battle rounds of her team in which Gian Ale defeated Rock Opong and Krystle Campos.
The trio performed the OPM classing song Tuwing Umuulan at Kapiling Ka.
Lea Salonga chose Gian, while Bamboo Mañalac voted for Rock Opong.
Sarah was left with the difficult choice of keeping one and sending the other home. However, she picked Gian Ale as the winner in the three-way battle.
Gian will move on to the sing-off rounds.
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