AS PART of the search for the Ruby MassKara Queen, the Silver MassKara Festival Organization has launched the MQ Academy where candidates are trained and given inputs in preparation for the pageant.
MQ Academy offers a series of workshops and trainings.
It is a personality-development program that offers courses to prepare the candidates for their journey to MQ crown.
“The MQ Academy is intended to enhance the personality of the candidates and equip them with skills necessary for the activities and the Coronation Night October on 23,” pageant director Sonny Cabahug said.
MQ Academy aims “To improve the overall performance of our candidates and make sure that no one gets overshadowed or left behind. These intensive courses will put them on the right track and make them equally competitive to vie for the Ruby Crown.”, Cabahug added.
The courses offered include fitness trainings under Larry Bril, Movement Workshop by Luis Trigo, Basic Acting Workshop by Cabahug, Dance Workshop by Camille Martir, Runway Training by Louie Hundana and Cabahug, Fashion Styling by Emgee Po, Make-up Workshop by Noel Morales, How to Do Great in Photo and Video Shoots by Eduardo Rosales & Cabahug, Public Speaking by Councilor Cindy Rojas, Question and Answer training by Jan Mari Vega, and Personality Development and Social Graces by Carmela Gamboa.
MQ Academy started in August 10, 2019 and will run for a month.