Tuesday, October 15, 2013


In conjunction of Beauty Expo 13, this year with the support of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and agency under Ministry of Tourism and Culture, InterExpo and APHCA, The 17th Asia Pacific Hair and Makeup Olympics Competition were held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre during the exhibition period of Beauty Expo 13, bringing Beauty Expo to an international level.

The Asia Pacific Hair and Makeup Olympics Competition is an annual event that held throughout countries in Asia Pacific region. This competition was organized by APHCA for the local as well as international talents to have a platform for sharing their knowledge as well as exhibit creative and ideas in the beauty industry. The competition also allows participants to update to continuos update to the latest trends and styles, exposed to opportunities and advancing their careers.

Judges, contestants and sponsors were treated a feast during the Welcome Gala Night of Asia Pacific Hair and Makeup Cultural Heritage Show which were contributed by five participating countries like Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia.

This feisty and healthy competition were participated by 13 countries of APHCA members country, which are:

  • Australia
  • Cambodia
  • Hong Kong
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Malaysia
  • Taiwan
  • Mongolia
  • Thailand

Over 90 judges will judge and scrutinize these 300 contestants of the Hair and Makeup Olympics Competition will go through 8 rounds of competitions which consist the following category:
  • Ladies Designer Hair Cut
  • Men's Avant Garde Hair Cut
  • Evening Elegant Hair Cut
  • Bridal Hair
  • Ladies Designer Make Up
  • Evening Elegant Make Up
  • Bridal Make-up
  • Fantasy Make-up

“Congratulations to APHCA and InterExpo for a successful event. As a supporter of The 17th Asia Pacific Hair and Make-Up Olympics Competition, it is an event that is in-line with Ministry of Tourism and Culture’s promotional strategy leading up to Visit Malaysia Year(VMY) 2014. In addition, strengthen Malaysia’s global appeal as an international avenue for major events. We look forward to working with APHCA and InterExpo again,” says Encik Zuklefli Hj Sharif, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).

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