Autotelic lets go of its painful past with hopeful new single ‘Iwan’

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When Filipino pop-rock bands in the early 2010s started to gain mainstream prominence, Autotelic emerged as one of the movement’s leading voices. From churning heartfelt anthems that reflect the sentiments and triumphs of the current generation to rocking the stage with unforgettable performances, the six-piece band sets the standards of what modern pop songcraft is all about: beautifully resonant at its most melancholic, and defenseless in its poignant honesty. Fast forward to 2021, Autotelic’s music still hits home. Their work has been consistent in eloquently expressing the woes and rewards of being young, in love and emotionally wrecked, and is informed not so much by its time, but by timelessness and enduring appeal. These qualities are inevitably present on “Iwan,” Autotelic’s new single released under MCA Music Inc. Teeming with earnestness and indelible pop sensibilities, Autotelic’s latest track sticks to the quivering fragility that often permeates their material. But this ti

Philippines To Host Mister World 2018.

Over 100 of the most desirable men from around the world is set to compete for the tenth edition of Mister World. Miss World Philippines National Director Arnold Vegafria greatly accepted the challenge of mounting and staging the pageant at Resorts World Manila Newport Performing Arts Theater on January 27, 2019. Julia Morley chairwoman of Miss World Organization made the announcement through Facebook on April 3, 2018.
The Philippines will become the third Asian country to host the event after China in 2007 and Korea in 2010. Past Filipino representatives were Andrew Wolff, first runner-up (2013), John Spainhour (2014) and Sam Ajdani (2016).
ALV talent RJ Ledesma hosted the official press conference held last May 2, 2018 at the Diplomatic Hall, Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel in Pasay. Vegafria warmly welcomed Miss World Organisation Executive Director Steve Douglas Morley, son of the late Eric Morley, founder of Miss World, Mister World 2016 Rohit Khandelwal, first Asian and the longest reigning Mister World from India, Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, sixth Miss World also from India , Miss World Philippines 2017 Laura Lehmann and Miss World Philippines General Manager and Designer Bessie Besana.
Text and Photos by Gilbert Kim Sancha. 

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