The pageant night of " MANILA'S MAN OF THE YEAR 2011 " held at the METRO CONCERT BAR, last night may 22, 2011 in West avenue Quezon City was drizzle out but the show, directed by Edel Templonuevo, still managed to scorch and sizzle. Credit that to the 36 handsome and hot bodies that competed for the 100 thousand pesos cash, plus many more... prize at stake. It was an exceptionally great looking batch, but at the end of the fast - paced pageant , 19 years old from Laguna JOHN MICHAEL "MIKEE" DELA CRUZ emerged as the 1ST MANILA'S MAN OF THE YEAR. The finalists were more or less even in looks, but it was Mikee quick wit that made him stand out and ultimately won the title. Others in the winning circle were MANILA'S MAN OF THE YEAR 1st runner-up :JARED ALVERO from Antipolo, MANILA'S MAN OF THE YEAR 2nd runner-up: CLARK KISEO from Tondo, Manila.
TOP 15 SEMI-FINALISTS
The rest of the TOP 15 SEMI-FINALISTS:
LUCAS VINCENT NAPOLEON
NICO STEVEN ICHIMURA
JARED ALVERO (1st runner-up)
JOHN MICHAEL V. DELA CRUZ (grand winner)
JAYSON DELA CRUZ
CLARK KISEO (2nd runner-up)
KENJI DELA CRUZ
ALLEN ROIE MANULOT : PICA'S choice & best in barong tagalog.
KENDRICK CAOILE : best in rave wear.
LEOWELL LOZANO : mr photogenic.
JOEMAR BORNILLO : skd academy award.
JARED ALVERO : skd academy award.
CLARK KISEO : skd academy award / zen spa institute award.
RENCE DILLA : mr perfect smile.
Some of the judges who picked the winners are well known designer Frederick Peralta, Albert Andrada, beauty guru Fanny Serrano, veteran actress Gina Alahar, tv director Mario delos Reyes, and Talent manager Manny Valera.
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