Mister Supranational South Africa 2019


22 year old law student, Rushil Jina, was named the first ever Mister Supranational South Africa at the Supranational Fashion Show Extravaganza last month. Rushil is from Johannesburg, stands 1.89m tall and he is currently in his third year of studies. He is also a model and actor in his free time. The new Mister Supranational South Africa has a love for the art of dance as he believes it is a form of expressing one's self, without the use of words. In his free time, he enjoys taking long walks, working out and socializing.


Rushil aspires to be a top notch criminal lawyer in the future and also hopes to carve out a career in international modeling as a runway model. He believes that with perseverance, dedication and hard work, he can achieve anything. Rushil has an ambition to help rid the planet of single use plastics and does clean up campaigns around his neighborhood with his close friends. He is also the Director of the "Caring hearts, Helping Hands" foundation where he regularly cooks on open fires and feeds those less fortunate than himself. Welcome to the Suprafamily, Rushil!


Mister Supranational Suriname 2019


21 year old Artly Voorburg is Mister Supranational Suriname 2019. Artly, who stands 1.7m tall, is currently studying Personal Training and Finance. He is currently working as a barber, bartender and personal trainer to finance his studies. One of his proudest achievements is starting small businesses from a young age to ensure his financial freedom and independence.


Arty is a firm believer that discipline, hard work and passion will help people achieve their goals. His motto in life is: “Without discipline you won’t start, and most of all, without commitment you won’t finish. He hopes to inspire other young people with his fitness ethic. In the future, Artly hopes to achieve great success in any career he enters into. See you in Poland, Mister Suriname!


Prathamesh Honored with Pride of India Award


Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar, received the Pride of India Award from the Managing Director of the Times of India Group, Mr. Vineet Jain, and Natasha Grover, Brand and Operations Head of the Miss and Mister India Organization. The award was presented to him during the Miss India Awards Gala Night in Mumbai and celebrates his success as the first Indian and Asian winner of the Mister Supranational title.


“I am so honored to receive such a big award. It is by far the biggest achievement of my career so far. My goal was always to do myself, my family and my country proud. So this award is a dream come true,” an elated Prathamesh said after the event.

Congratulations, Prathamesh! You are an exceptional young man and your Suprafamily is SUPRA proud of you!

Adventures with Elephants


The Supra team traveled to Bela Bela in South Africa's Limpopo Province during their visit to the country to learn more about elephant conservation at the Rory Hensman Conservation and Research Unit. The RHCRU is dedicated to the holistic and sustainable conservation of elephants and other wildlife in a modernizing Africa. Former Miss Supranational South Africa, Belinde Schreuder, is an ambassador for this organization. She invited Miss Supranational, Valeria Vazquez, Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar, and Mister Supranational South Africa, Rushil Jina, to learn more about these majestic creatures during a two hour visit to 'Adventures With Elephants'.


Poaching is a huge problem in African and many wildlife species are threatened by people who capture or kill them illegally for their fur, horns, tusks or skin. The RHCRU exists in memory of Rory Hensman who made it his mission to give value to elephants by helping people understand them and their value to the world better. His sons Mike and Sean have vowed to continue their father's mission.


Tourists can visit Adventures with Elephants to learn more about these creatures while research is being by the RHCRU at the same time. An adult elephant consumes up to 300kg of food daily - overpopulation in game parks can have a disastrous effects on its ecosystem while underpopulation can threaten the existence of these incredible creatures.


Speaking after the visit, Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar said "Poaching is a real problem. Not only in Africa, but also across the world. We have to help make people aware of what will happen if we don’t do something about this. I am very grateful that I could experience the work that is being done here first-hand and learn more about elephants at the same time. "

For more information or to make a small donation that will go towards food for the elephants, please visit www.rhrcu.com

Mister Supranational Dominican Republic 2019


Angel Enrique Holguin was recently named Mister Supranational Dominican Republic 2019. He is 25 years old and stands 1.85cm tall. Angel is from Santo Domingo and is currently a student Business Management. He has been working as actor and has also modelled for top brands in his country. Fitness is one of his top priorities in his free time and he also enjoy reading when he has time to relax.


In the future, Angel wants to be a successful entrepreneur and hopes to own several companies that will focus on his wide range of interests such as a clothing brand (fashion), restaurant (food), and an entertainment company that will focus on concerts (music). He also hopes to be a role model to others by setting a good example of living a good life.


Angel will be joining us at the end of year for the 4th edition of Mister Supranational. The Dominican Republic joined the Mister Supranational Competition last year and achieved a top 10 spot as well as the Mister Supranational Caribbean title. Welcome to the #Suprafamily Angel!

Prathamesh Received by Indian Consul General in Johannesburg


Mister Supranational 2018, Prathamesh Maulingkar, had the honor of being invited to the Indian Consulate in Johannesburg to meet His Excellency Dr. K.J. Srinivasa following the Supranational Fashion Show Extravaganza at Gold Reef City. Dr. Sinivasa graced the event with his presence coming straight in from Namibia to support our Mister Supranational. “I was adamant to attend to show support to you. You have done our country proud and that should be celebrated,” Dr. Sinivasa told Prathamesh.

During their meeting, Mister Supranational and the Consul General spoke about their home states and also discussed the cause Prathamesh is supporting during his year. Dr. Srinivasa also spoke out length about his experiences in South Africa and the African continent, which he described as extremely beautiful.


“We are very proud of you and I will follow your journey this year with great interest. You can also count on my support in the future. I wish you all the very best and I know that you will continue to make India proud,” Dr. Srinivasa said. Speaking about his meeting with the Consul General, Prathamesh said, “Meeting His Excellency was an incredible and humbling experience for me. I really appreciate his support and encouragement.”

Supranational Fashion Show Extravaganza in Johannesburg


Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar, and Miss Supranational, Valeria Vazquez, recently took to the ramp in Johannesburg, South Africa to showcase the work of up and coming designers during the Supranational Fashion Show Extravaganza at Gold Reef City. Our Supra stars dazzled the audience with their catwalk skills and had the South African audience on their feet by the end of the show.


The evening’s compere, Miss South Africa 2015, Liesl Laurie, interviewed Prathamesh about his recipe for success. Speaking about his journey from footballer to model to Mister Supranational, Prathamesh told the audience his story of how an injury forced him out of the highest level of competitive football. He explained that it led him on a different path, which ultimately helped him to become Mister Supranational 2018. “I’ve learned in my life to never give up. You fall down 7 times and you get up 8,” he said to loud applause from the enthusiastic crowd.


At the conclusion of the event, the countries first ever Mister Supranational South Africa was elected. 22 year old Rushil Jina was named as Mister Supranational South Africa 2019. The law student from Johannesburg, who stands 1.89m tall, will compete for the 2019 Mister Supranational title later this year.

Prathamesh to Attend Launch of Mister Supranational South Africa


The reigning Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar, will travel to South Africa next week to attend the official launch of the Mister Supranational South Africa Competition. Prathamesh will be joined by Miss Supranational, Valeria Vazquez, in Johannesburg for the Supranational Fashion Show Extravaganza on May 9th at the Barnyard Theater, Gold Reef City.


During his time in South Africa, Prathamesh will be meeting the Indian High Commissioner in South Africa and take part in television and radio interviews. He will also be visiting the Rory Hensman Conservation and Research Project for Elephants with Valeria, the new Mister Supranational South Africa and Miss Supranational South Africa 2018, Belinde Schreuder.

After his visit to Johannesburg, Prathamesh will be traveling to Cape Town from May 14-17.

To attend the official Mister Supranational South Africa launch, click on the link below:


New National License Holders in Indonesia


The Mister Supranational Organization is delighted to announce that the Mister Supranational national franchise for Indonesia has been awarded to Nutrifood. Their L-Men of the Year competition will serve as the official national preliminary to find a contestant to represent Indonesia on the Mister Supranational stage.

“For almost 40 years, Nutrifood has been committing to share and contribute on how people could live a joyful, nutritious life through leading and reputable brands, one of which is L-Men. Founded in Semarang, Indonesia, Nutrifood has been distributing the products all across more than 30 countries. Our business is developed based on scientific knowledge. Together with the academic community, we shall continuously search for more knowledge and findings, in order to increase people's wellness,” explains Nutrifood CEO, Mardi Wu.

Indonesia’s representative for Mister Supranational 2019 will be selected from the L-Men of the Year Competition.

Indonesia’s representative for Mister Supranational 2019 will be selected from the L-Men of the Year Competition.

“L-Men, nutrition for men, has been innovatively inspiring and helping men perform optimally, through ideal body and healthy lifestyle. L-Men has been distributed nationally and internationally, through markets and also online marketplaces. By partnering with Mister Supranational, L-Men aims to exponentially inspire more men to practice healthy and positive lifestyle. We would also gladly promote Mister Supranational along with the values through our online and offline promotional assets,” Wu continued.

The President of the Mister Supranational Organization, Gerhard von Lipinski, welcomes Nutrifood as the official new license holders of the Mister Supranational franchise in Indonesia. “I have great faith in this organization and look forward to a positive and successful partnership as we strengthen the brand in Indonesia.”

New National Director in the United Kingdom


The Miss and Mister Supranational Organization is pleased to announce that Saaish Shhetey has been appointed as the new national director for Miss and Mister Supranational in the United Kingdom. The search for the representatives of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland at the 11th edition of Miss Supranational and the United Kingdom at the 4th edition of Mister Supranational will commence immediately.

"We are delighted to welcome Saaish Shhetey onboard and we are looking forward to see what he does to take the Miss and Mister Supranational brand in the United Kingdom to the highest possible level as we celebrate our first decade. Mr. Shhetey comes with a wealth of experience and we are very optimistic that he will do excellent work in the United Kingdom," Mister Gerhard Parzutka von Lipinski, President of the Miss and Mister Supranational Organization, commented.



Saaish Shhetey has always been a leading, pivotal and a thorough professional mentor with coachsaaish.com which specialises in personality development coaching for pageants, individuals, corporates and new businesses. He is a natural combination of business acumen with creativity and innovation.

At the age of 39, Saaish is not only an experienced pageant coach but also a model & actor scout, modelling & acting mentor, catwalk trainer, choreographer, casting agent for many aspiring & established fashion designers (locally and internationally), models & actors, events etc. and a fashion consultant himself. He has been a part-time Sanford Meisner trained actor himself and has been working on and off camera.

‘He firmly believes that no work is big or small’ and he leads it by example. Saaish has not only done many corporate films, short feature films and adverts in leading and parallel leading roles but has also done several commercials some of which include eBay zombie commercial, Australian Superstore Coles Commercial, Hotel Premiere Inn, Tesco Christmas commercial, Capital one credit card, Vitality health insurance, British Airways etc. He has a fair & extensive theatre experience and has also been part of few ginormous immersive theatre projects in London, in which he has trained many aspiring actors.

He has recently associate produced a feature film called ‘Into the Mirror’ which has now won many awards and accolades such as best feature film in LGBTQ category, best actor in lead role, best original sound and best director too in various film festivals like New Renaissance Film Festival, Crystal Palace Film Festival, in UK and abroad too. The film very clearly touches upon the personal and social issues of bullying and how a bullied boy Danny finds his own identity, gets his life’s answers pertaining to his true-self in this alternative world.

Saaish’s journey to follow his passion and his dream to make a significant mark in entertainment industry began in Mumbai, India, since 2009 through his company MotionMinds Entertainment ltd. He gained immense popularity in the relevant entertainment industry by doing some major projects in casting for TV and films, launching and training many aspiring & established models, actors, choreographing and conceptualizing many popular fashion events, launching fashion designers and managing new business development for small and medium enterprises.

Having done his Masters in Marketing and Sales from abroad and with his 12 years of multi-sector (Fashion, Films, Entertainment, Telecom, Media, IT, Finance) experience, he is a mastermind in Personality Development, Pageant Coaching, Marketing, Business development, Fashion & Media and Event management. Exceptional networking skills and his unmatched presence of mind has endeavoured him to work not only in corporate world but also Film & TV fraternity in UK & India.


He believes that all individuals have all the necessary skillset. With just a little push and finesse, your dream goal can be achieved. With utmost sincerity, he focuses on every individual’s requirements and helps identify and develop his/her very unique signature style which is absolutely necessary to differentiate oneself from everyone to deliver an extra-ordinary performance.
Saaish is also a global director for designer acquisitions and fashion consultant with one of the major New York fashion labels and on panel model trainer for UK, Middle East, Asia Pacific, India and Africa. He has also choreographed many fashion events including London Fashion Week and been a valuable mentor and a performance coach to many pageants in UK.

Saaish is an extremely positive-minded individual and is fully confident that he can change the rough rides to a smooth sailing one. He brings with him strong and clear focus, go-getter attitude, humility and several years of experience.
His favourite quote is by Mr. Gordon B Hinckley –
“Gratitude is the beginning of wisdom. Stated differently, true wisdom cannot be obtained unless it is built on a foundation of true humility and gratitude.”

He says that the key to his success is his humbleness and gratitude towards his parents, family, teachers, mentors, friends and every single individual who has taught him and contributed to his little success. He is also a silent supporter to many charity projects and also is a sponsor for two children’s education in his native town. Saaish believes in smart, innovative work and is always willing to go ‘the’ extra mile to achieve results. He is a firm believer, that variety is true spice of life and change is the only changeless law.

Prathamesh Supports Great Cause in Vietnam


Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar, visited the Linh Son Pagoda Orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City with Nguyen Ngoc Chau, the reigning Miss Supranational Vietnam, and Minh Tu Nguyen, Miss Supranational 2018 top 10 finalist and Miss Supranational Asia. The visit was organized by the Miss and Mister Supranational Vietnam Organization.


Sixty two children are currently cared for at the Linh Son Pagoda and the team spent 2 hours visiting the orphanage. Prathamesh and Mister Supranational Creative Director presented the Head of the Orphanage a donation of VND 5,000,000 and hampers of products that they need for their work.


“It was an honor for me to spend time with the children here. The joy and happiness on their faces made the day very special. I was very touched by the dedication of the staff and I hope to be back again for another visit. These children deserve a happy childhood, like all other children in this world,” Prathamesh said as he thanked the management for the work they do.

Mister Supranational Vietnam Contest Launched


Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar, and Miss Supranational, Valeria Vazquez, attended a press conference earlier today in Ho Chi Minh City to launch the first ever Mister Supranational Vietnam Competition. Mister Gerhard Parzutka von Lipinski congratulated the Miss Supranational Vietnam Organization on this step by saying he is delighted to strengthen the Supra family’s relationship with the Dream Team we have in Vietnam.


“I am very honored to be heading this challenge as we look for an exceptional delegate for our country,” said National Director Mr. Minh Trunh of the HD Group. “It’s Vietnam’s time to shine! And we will deliver!” he continued. Prathamesh explained what the title meant to him and told the media contingent he is excited about welcoming Vietnam’s first ever delegate to the 4th Mister Supranational Competition later this year.

Supra Team Arrives in Vietnam


Miss Supranational , Valeria Vazquez, and Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar, arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Monday for a 4 day visit to the country. Accompanied by the President of the Miss Supranational, Gerhard Parzutka von Lipinski, and Creative Director, Andre Sleigh, they were welcomed by the Miss Supranational Vietnam Organization. Vietnam's delegate for the 11th edition of Miss Supranational, Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Châu was on hand to welcome them with flowers.

"After two amazing trips to Thailand and Indonesia, I am so lucky to experience another totally new culture. The past few weeks have been incredible and I am super excited about the next four days," Valeria said. "I've always wanted to visit Vietnam, so I am so happy to be here. Also, I am very happy to be reunited with my Supra family. Helloooo Vietnam!" Prathamesh added.

Photos courtesy of Bee Photography - Nhân Phan

Zoom TV Produces Special Homecoming Episode for Prathamesh

He did it for India and became the first Indian and Asian man to clinch the title of Mister Supranational and his country welcome him with open arms upon his return. Mister Supranational 2018, Prathamesh Maulingkar, returned back to his home country as a hero with a wonderful homecoming to Mumbai and Goa arranged by the Times of India Group. A crew from Zoom TV accompanied him for 6 days and filmed everything related to his homecoming for a special television show to honor Prathamesh. Watch it here:

Mister Supranational Visits His High School

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“You should find your passion, have clear goals but I want to encourage you to never let that distract you from focusing on your education. It is something that no one can ever take away from you.” These were the words with which our new Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar, greeted the students at his high school. St. Xaviers HSS.

Courtesy of Goa Times

Courtesy of Goa Times

Prathamesh surprised the students and teachers of the school he so fondly remembers during a special Christmas concert during his homecoming trip. The students were delighted to see the new Mister Supranational and cheered loudly for him. Wanting ultimate engagement with the students, Prathamesh invited them to ask him questions.

He met all his former teachers who congratulated him on his success and also posed shook hands and posed patiently with teachers and students alike. Speaking after the event, Prathamesh said, “This was just amazing. I am so touched by all the love and support from my teachers and the students. It’s a proud moment for me.”

Press Conference at Goa Marriott


The incredible management and staff of the Goa Marriott Resort and Spa have shown the Miss and Mister Supranational Organization to true hospitality during the past year. Not only did they host Miss Supranational 2017, Jenny Kim, and Creative Director, Andre Sleigh, during their trip to Goa in last year, but they also hosted a press conference during Mister Supranational 2018, Prathamesh Maulingkar’s homecoming celebration.


General Manager, Mr. Gaurav Apte, welcomed Prathamesh, Andre and the Miss India Team back for a lunch meeting followed by a press conference. It was the first time for Prathamesh to meet the local media following his win. During the press conference, Andre explained the vision and mission to the Mister Supranational Organization to the members of the media attending. Speaking of Prathmaesh he said, “ We are delighted to welcome the Pride of Goa to our family. He will be a wonderful ambassador for Goa and India, but let’s not forget that he is now also an ambassador for all the 38 countries that shared the stage with him in Krynica-Zdroj.”

Our new Mister Supranational was given the opportunity to address the media to thank them for their ongoing support since he won the title of Mister Supranational India at the end of 2017. He also received many questions from the media. Prathamesh spoke about his excitement about being the first Indian and Asian man to win the title, his love for his home state and also his plans for the future.

“Of course, I am interested in pursuing all the opportunities coming my way and I will try my very best to capitalize on them. I also really want to support my state and be a fantastic ambassador for Goa during my reign and after.” Asked about his advocacy, Maulingkar became very serious, “Call me Aquaman, a water baby, anything to do with the water and I take it as a big compliment. I love the ocean and spend a great deal of my time in it. What concerns me most is the amount of plastic pollution I see nowadays. It’s already almost too late. We must act now and that will be my greatest advocacy during my reign.”


Once the press conference had concluded, Mr Apte surprised Prathamesh with most incredible victory cake made by the world famous Goa Baking Company Cake Shop in the hotel. “This cake really tells a story. It’s a true representation of me and everything that is important to me,” Prathamesh smiled. “It’s so beautiful, I am finding it hard to cut it,” he continued before finally cutting the cake and in honor of one of the customs in his country, feeding both Apte and Sleigh a piece of his victory cake before tasting it himself.

The Mister Supranational Organization would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Mister Gaurav Apte and his staff at the Goa Marriott Resort and Spa for their hospitality and support.

Goa Celebrates Their Golden Boy

Photo courtesy of the Times of India

Photo courtesy of the Times of India

Following his welcome in the massive city of Mumbai, it was time for India’s smallest state, Goa, to show their love for their new Mister Supranational, Prathamesh Maulingkar. Goa is, of course, famous for its beautiful beaches and the tourism industry is booming, but to Prathamesh it’s just home. Despite a 5 am flight, he could not contain his excitement as he boarded the plane. “I am going home! Goa, here I come!” he exclaimed as he boarded the plane.


Upon arrival, his family, friends and supporters were waiting for him, chanting his name as he stepped out of the arrivals hall. His delighted family were beaming with pride and there were hugs all around as they finally go their chance to welcome their loved one back. Prathamesh greeted every person who showed up personally.

As the team made their way to the Maulingkar family home in Tivim, we spotted posters all along the roadsides offering congratulations to Prathamesh for becoming the first Indian and Asian Mister Supranational. Interestingly, it was also this small village that produced a similar feat in 1966 with Dr. Reita Faria in London.

Waiting for Maulingkar at his family home, was his mentor Wendell Rodricks, who told him how proud he was of him. Rodricks was the one who spotted his potential as a model when a serious injury ended his dreams of a football career.

But there was someone else Maulingkar could not wait to see, his “baby” Zeus, a five year old Rottweiler. Zeus, who is not too fond of strangers, turned into a puppy when he saw his “dad” and the two were all over each other on the floor as photographers clicked away. Once Zeus was safely locked away, Prathamesh, some of his friends, the Times of India and Zoom TV, and Miss/Mister Supranational Creative Director, Andre Sleigh, accompanied him to his favorite breakfast spot for a traditional Goan breakfast.

Photos courtesy of Times of India and Goa Times!

Special thanks also to the Goa Airport for their patience and kind treatment from all of us at the Mister Supranational Organization!

Hero's Welcome For Prathamesh in Mumbai


Mister Supranational 2018, Prathamesh Maulingkar, who became the first man from India and Asia to win the Mister Supranational title, was greeted back in his homeland with a hero’s welcome when he touched down in Mumbai. Dozens of members of the media, eager fans and even a special surprise in the form of his sister showing up greeted the ecstatic new Mister Supranational. “I still can’t process it,” Maulingkar beamed as he was whisked away to his hotel. “It’s incredible. I can really feel the love and I am just so honoured and blessed.”

Prathamesh had an intense schedule of media, television and radio interviews, which meant very little sleep and lost of handshakes, hugs and conversation. He impressed everyone with his charm and charisma as he spoke about his journey to the title, his plans for the year and the future. “Like I always do, this year you will see me giving 100% of my focus and energy,” he expressed on more than one occasion.

Nivedita Saboo, the woman behind our Mister Supranational’s incredible sense of style, also threw a lavish party in his honor. Times of India MD, Mr. Vineet Jain, took time out of his incredibly busy schedule to come and congratulate Prathamesh in person. Miss and Mister India National Director, Natasha Grover, also thanked their latest title holder for making their country proud. “Prathamesh, we have always believed in you and your hard work and dedication paid off. You truly deserve this,” she said before planting a congratulatory kiss on his cheek. “Prathamesh, you represented your country with so much passion and pride and now you will do the same for our organization and all the other countries that shared the stage with you. I am so honoured to welcome you to our family,” said Miss and Mister Supranational Creative Director, Andre Sleigh.

Showing how loved he is in his home country, the event was also graced with the presence of some of the big names in the beauty pageant industry such as Manushi Chhillar, Rohit Khandelwal, Meenakshi Chaudhary, Nehal Chudasama, Peden Ongmu, Vishnu Menon, Jitesh Singh Deo and Althamash Faraz among others.

India wins Mister Supranational 2018 in a spectacular event!

From left to right: Netherlands (5th), Thailand (4th), India (winner), Gabriel Correa, Poland (2nd), Brazil (3rd). Photo Ricardo Carvalho.

From left to right: Netherlands (5th), Thailand (4th), India (winner), Gabriel Correa, Poland (2nd), Brazil (3rd). Photo Ricardo Carvalho.

Spectacular! This is how the final live show of Mister Supranational 2018 can be described. WIth stage director and choreographer Tomasz Baranski back in the Supra team, a fantastic stage production and an excellent group of candidates, Mister Supranational was entertaining from the beginning until the end.

Our competitors started the show as the most handsome pirates in the world, in an exhilarating opening number! They were then introduced one by one wearing Pierre Cardin smart and elegante looks, and also brought the temperature up when wearing Self Collection in the swimwear competition. The 39 hunks not only walked the runway as models, but they also danced like professionals, catching the audience´s attention and enthusiasm at all times.

Preliminary challenges winners who made it to the Top 20 were:

Puerto Rico, Jose Alfredo Galarza - Push-up in snow challenge (Curaçao placed second)
Brazil, Samuel Costa - Mountain Bike challenge (Peru and Togo were in the Top 3 of this competition)
Russia, Mikhail Baranov - Talent Winner (2-Sri Lanka, 3-Dominican Republic, 4-USA, 5-Mexico)
Myanmar, Ellis Lwin - Mister Popularity (Facebook Voting)

Other 16 quarter-finalists were chosen by the preliminary judges after swimwear, formal wear and interview competitions, which were held during the two weeks previous to the final. They were:

Norway - India - Philippines - Dominican Republic - Panama - Slovakia - United States - Spain - Curaçao - Thailand - Czech Republic - Malta - Netherlands - Mexico - Poland - Sri Lanka.

The next 5 on the list, who were all very close to making the cut were: Colombia (21st), Togo (22nd), Venezuela (23rd), Canada (24th) and Equatorial Guinea (25th).

The show went on with more exciting runway shows for the jury to pick the 10 delegates who would go on. And they were:

Slovakia, Brazil, Thailand, Poland, Dominican Republic, India, Norway, USA, Sri Lanka and Netherlands.

By the sound of Time of My Life, the 10 finalists did an amazing job with Tomasz Baranski´s dancers, taking the stage by storm and showing some great dance moves! Questions and answers helped the judges with their final decisions, and the moment of truth finally arrived:

4th runner-up was Mister Supranational Netherlands, Ennio Fafieanie;
3rd runner-up was Mister Supranational Thailand, Kevin Dasom;
2nd runner-up was Mister Supranational Brazil, Samuel Costa;
1st runner-up was Mister Supranational Poland, Jakub Kutcher;

And the big winner was Mister Supranational India, Pratamesh Maulingkar! He received the sash and the first hug from Mister Supranational 2017 Gabriel Correa. The just elected Miss Supranational 2018, Valeria Vazquez of Puerto Rico, handled him the winner´s trophy. Then it was party time, as all other competitors invaded the stage to celebrate with Mister Supranational 2018!

Continental winners, the highest regional ranked candidates aside from those who placed in the Top 5, were:

From left to right, the Supra kings of: Caribbean (Dominican Republic), África (Togo), Americas (USA), Asia (Sri Lanka), Oceania (New Caledonia) and Europe (Slovakia). Photo  Milton Mieloch

From left to right, the Supra kings of: Caribbean (Dominican Republic), África (Togo), Americas (USA), Asia (Sri Lanka), Oceania (New Caledonia) and Europe (Slovakia). Photo Milton Mieloch

Africa - Togo, Kwassy Adjamah
Americas - United States, Nicholas Kotselas
Asia - Sri Lanka, Tymeron Carvalho
Caribbean - Dominican Republic - Daniel Sicheneder
Europe - Slovakia - Jan Palko
Oceania - New Caledonia - Kevin Aubry

Other Special Awards´ Winners were:

Best Social Media - Poland, Jakub Kutchner
Mister Group Thermaleo - Netherlands, Ennio Fafieanie
Mister Supranational Best Body - India, Pratamesh Maulingkar
Mister Supranational Best in Formal Wear - Norway, Mathias Duma
Mister Supranational Friendship - Colombia, Andres Mejia Vallejo
Mister Supranational Personality - Togo, Kwassy Adjamah
Mister Supranational Photogenic - Malta, Benoît Bartolo
Mister Supranational Top Model - Spain, Fabian Perez

Final Top 10 standings:

6th place - Slovakia - Jan Palko
7th place - Dominican Republic - Daniel Sicheneder
8th place - Sri Lanka - Tymeron Carvalho
9th place - United States - Nicholas Kotselas
10th place - Norway - Mathias Duma

Final Top 20 standings:

11th place - Spain, Fabian Perez
12th place - Panama, Ryan Stone
13th place - Czech Republic, Jakub Kochta
14th place - Curaçao, Quinton Martina
15th place - México, Alejandro Garcia
16th place - Puerto Rico, Jose Alfredo Galarza
17th place - Malta, Benoît Bartolo
18th place - Philippines, Marco Poli
19th place - Russia, Mikhail Baranov
20th place - Myanmar, Ellis Lwin

About Mister Supranational 2018, Pratamesh Maulingkar

Pratamesh Maulingkar hails from Goa, India. He is 27 years old, 1.91 m-tall. The new Mister Supranational was once a football player who defended his national team. In the next few days he will travel to Thailand to atend the Miss Universe finals, and after that, a big homecoming event is being prepared to welcome him in India!

Congratulations to the winner and to all extraordinary candidates! Many thanks to our sponsors, staff and fans! Let´s follow the new Mister Supranational in his amazing journey!

Mister Supranational 2018: Preliminary Interviews

On Tuesday, December 4th, Hotel Nawigator hosted the preliminary competition for Mister Supranational 2018. In groups of 6 or 7 candidates, all 39 competitors had the opportunity to introduce themselves and say what they should be chosen as the winner. Some candidates also answered eventual questions by the judges. The judges were:

- Katarzyna Lenssinck-Kotyniak, Direct Marketing Manager of Thermaleo 
- Bartek Osumek, Project Manager at Mister Supranational
- Gabriel Correa, Mister Supranational 2017
- Katarzyna Szwed, Project Manager at Mister Supranational 2018
- Katarzyna Niezgoda - Hotel Nawigator Manager

An interpreter was available for those who spoke Spanish and Portuguese, and Misters China, Japan and Myanmar made use of translation apps to better express their thoughts.

Here are some images from this importante event:

Mister Supranational 2018 will be elected in a live event on December 8th, at 8 PM GMT +1.

Photos by Adam Piasecki