Singapore, 29 September 2015 – On Thursday, 1 October, the finals of The New Paper New Face – one of The New Paper's signature events – will be held at Takashimaya Square.
Into its 23rd year, The New Paper New Face has discovered fresh faces who have gone on to have successful careers in modelling, such as Vivien Ong, Christabel Campbell, Pooja Gill and Sara Chan. In entertainment, successful New Face alumni include Dawn Yeoh, Atikah Suhaime, Julie Tan and Jayley Woo.
Besides getting her name added to the impressive list of past winners, the winner of The New Paper New Face 2015 will get a $10,000 cash prize and an exclusive feature in Her World, Singapore's No. 1 women's magazine. The 1st and 2nd runners-up will win $5,000 and $3,000 cash respectively.In addition to the title of The New Paper New Face, there are six subsidiary awards to be won this year. They are:
1. Subaru Miss Dynamic
2. Miss Levi's®
3. New Look Miss Fashionista
4. Miss Cagliari Cosmopolitan5. Her World Runway Star6. The New Paper "Miss Popularity" Award, given to the finalist who receives the most votes by readers of The New PaperThe winners of the subsidiary awards will each win $1,000 in cash.
The New Paper New Face 2015 is organised by The New Paper and presented by Subaru, with Levi's® as Official Apparel, New Look as Official Footwear & Accessories, Caffè Cagliari by OWL as Official Beverage, Her World as Official Magazine and Kiss92 FM & ONE FM as Official Radio Partners.
Mr Glenn Tan, Executive Director, Tan Chong International Limited, said: “We have seen exciting new talents during this year’s competition. As the finals approach on 1 October 2015, we are looking forward to the contestant who best embodies Subaru’s brand qualities – dynamic, stylish and bold.”
Miss Cagliari Cosmopolitan is a new subsidiary title sponsored by Caffe Cagliari by OWL.
Mr Richmond Te, Group Assistant General Manager of OWL International, parent company of OWL Beverage Specialist (OBS), distributor of Caffè Cagliari, said: "This is our first partnership with The New Paper New Face, and Caffè Cagliari is proud to be this year's Official Beverage Sponsor. Just as how The New Paper has given young, aspiring models the opportunity for better exposure to the industry, Caffè Cagliari, too, strives to expose Singapore to the pure, sophisticated taste of Italian roast and Cagliari's unique coffee culture. Miss Cagliari Cosmopolitan embodies all the qualities we, at OBS and Caffè Cagliari, hold dear. We are genuinely glad for this opportunity and wish each New Face finalist the best in their endeavours." Judging the twenty fresh-faced finalists this year are:
1. Mr Glenn Tan, Executive Director, Tan Chong International Limited
2. Ms Juliana Rasul, Deputy Digital Editor, The New Paper
3. Ms Pearlyn Tham, Editor, Her World4. Mr Addy Lee, Chairman & Founder, Monsoon Group Holdings Pte Ltd5. Mr Beno Lim, Senior Artist, MAC Pro Team6. Ms Velda Tan, Fashion designer and founder of COLLATE The Label, also a finalist of The New Paper New Face 2006
Readers can follow the finalists on social media and get the latest profiles, news and videos onwww.tnp.sg/tnpnewface15. Members of the public can take part in the public voting for The New Face Miss Popularity title on The New Paper New Face Facebook (voting closes at 3pm on 1 October).
Your journalist, photographer and/or film crew are invited to cover The New Paper New Face 2015 Finals.
Details are as follows:
The New Paper New Face 2015 Finals
Date & Time : Thursday, 1 October, 7.30pm
Venue : Takashimaya Square, B2, Takashimaya Shopping Centre
Please confirm your attendance with Chua Pei Ling at 6319 1895, 9382 3158 or at firstname.lastname@example.org by 3pmon 30 September.
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