|Mr. Philippines Karan Singhdole, Man of the Year 2016|
|Karan Singhdole in his|
Two days after Trixia Maria Marana was crowned Miss Asia 2016 in a glittering coronation rites in Kerala, India, another male Filipino stunner in the person of Karan Singhdole bagged the inaugural Man of the Year 2016 title staged in Pekanbaru, Indonesia. Lebanon's Tarek Moaykel finished as First Runner-Up with Netherland's Tim Bertrams as Second Runner-Up. Vietnam's Trinh Xuan Nhan and Indonesia's Meirizal Rifai were proclaimed as Third and Fourth Runners-Up respectively.
On the other hand, Trixia Maria is the second winner of Miss Asia Pageant which debuted last year in India. She was crowned by the outgoing titleholder Kanika Kapur from India. Trixia bested 17 other hopefuls including Yauheniya Vasilyeva of Belarus (First Runner-Up) and the host delegate Ankita Kharat (Second Runner-Up).
|Miss Asia 2016 Trixia Maria Marana and her court.|
It seems that 2016 is another great year for the Philippines. Could these triumphs spin a string of luck and more victories for our beauty queens in their upcoming beauty quests abroad? Well, hopefully so.