|Gatsby & Pucelle Sponsored “Pemilihan Bintang Gaul 2008”
Aug 31, 2008
38 finalists of Gatsby – Pucelle Pemilihan Bintang Gaul 2008 consists of 20 girls and 18 boys visited head office and factory of PT Mandom Indonesia Tbk at Sunter, August 29, 2008. During the half day visit, all finalists joined a tour to directly observed production process and daily working activities in the Company’s office. After the tour, they joined a make-over training session aiming to boost self confidence in facing modeling world.
Previously, all the 38 finalists had completed the selection process representing 10 major cities in Indonesia namely Medan, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Palembang, Makassar, Balikpapan, Bandung, Tangerang, Manado, and Lombok. Subsequent to the selection, a series of activities had awaited them in Jakarta until the crowning night.
Director of Mandom Indonesia, Herman Saleh conveyed in his speech, ”This event is a cooperation between the Company and Tabloid Gaul whose readers are among those the trendy and up-to-date consumers of Gatsby and Pucelle. In order to get closer to the consumers, the Company will actively support positive activities for teenagers all over Indonesia.”
The final night was held at Indosiar on August 31, 2008. In the event, all the finalists had to perform their talent in front of the judges consist of Arzeti Bilbina (Artist), Elizabeth Herlyna (Mandom Indonesia), Hessel N. Mandey (Indosiar), Jamal Hasan (MD Entertainment), Sanjay Mulani (MD Entertainment), Dodo (Tabloid Gaul). Through a fairly tight judging process, the winners were chosen:
A. Boys :
1. Rapshody P. Budiono (Lombok)
2. Chandra Dirgantara (Makassar)
3. Edwin Kurniawan (Jakarta)
B. Girls :
1. Poppy Citra Melati (Jakarta)
2. Siti Nurmeliya B. (Jakarta)
3. Sabrina Woro (Jakarta)
The show hosted by Boby & Bagus Soulmate and Chika Bintang Gaul 2005 was livened by the performance from Marvels, Irwansyah, Pasto, Aura Kasih, Kiky Farrel, and Tiara Westlake. Also attending the event, Cinta Laura Khiel, the new image model of Pucelle and Christian Sugiono, image model of Gatsby.