We said hello to the world form İstanbul 29 years ago. Models different countries are meeting in Turke midnight; the cradle of civilisation, trouism paradise and land of tolerance.

Best Model of the World Contest is an international event assessing the competence of the models, whom are the showcases of fashion and textile word. So far, 145 countries participated with 1940 male and female models in the Best Model organisations. It is the first and only modelling contest in the world that has completed 29 years of successive organisations. Brand name is originated in Turkey and seperated in Turkey and spread to the world. Best Model is a production where all the Paris Haute Couture fashion houses, worlds Top Models, jet set, poets of the hat, jewellery, accessories, makeup masters of hairdressers, Pret-a Porte and swimming wear brands have participated.

In our early years Best Model had the record viewingon TRT and Channel 6 channels. On our 10th anniversary Channel D and later Star TV and TV8 broadcasted in international organisation. This year, Best Model contest will be broadcasted live on Show TV channel.

I express my thanks to the national directors, art director and his team who prepared this event and also to everyone who gave their sincere good wishes and hearts. I wish all the luck to the competing models and hope that their wishes will come trought and their life will be as awesome as our beatiful city Istanbul.

Best Model Of The World



Onur Seyit Yaran (Turkey)



Joy Akpokiniovo (Nigeria)

First Runner-Up



Okan Demirok (Serbia)



Gizem Kayalı (Turkey)

Second Runner-Up



Khaan Roland (Germany)



Valerie Breemans (Belgium)

Best Photomodel



Oliver Somers (HolLan)



Jirjane Danag (Philippines)

Best Gentelman



Brian Rodriguez (Belgium)

Best Grace



Mercan Kerman (Cyprus)

BEST EUROPE
Man : Axel Lenaerts (Lüxembourg) / Woman : Maria Emmi (Finland)

BEST ASIA
Man : Akymrat Ayliyev (Turkmenistan) / Woman Chatmuangpak Chanokpimmada (Thailand)

BEST AFRICA
Man : Flavien Buche (_DEMOCRATIC_REPUBLIC_CONGO) / Woman : Leena Shandondola (Namibia)

BEST MEDITERRANEAN
Man : Berk Beysoydan (Cyprus) / Woman : Beleb Bayda Bouiaina (Morocco)

BEST AMERICA
Man : Axel Alejandro (Mexico) / Woman : Erica Judith Gomez Cruz (Mexico)

BEST PRINCESS
Woman : Mercan Kerman (Cyprus)

BEST PRINCE
Man : Chonnakorn Somsri (Thailand)

BEST TOURISM
Man : Faraz Ghalebalamdari (Iran) / Woman : Irina Vazirova (Russia)

BEST CHARM
Man : Adem Muriç (Montenegro) / Woman : Zahra Garakhanova (Azerbaijan)

BEST FRIENDSHIP
Man : Diego Haber (Malta) / Woman : Gunel Shizaliyeva (Ukraine)

BEST SWIMSUIT
Man : Irakli Datukkishvili (Georgia) / Woman : Aurelie Finders (Netherlands)

BEST CATWALK
Man : Yusif Jafarli (Azerbaijan / Woman : Pamela Orizu (Ghana)

BEST PROMISING
Man : Gabriel Fraipont (Demokrotic Repoblic Congo) / Woman : Melissa Ghysels Naressa (Demokrotic Repoblic Congo)

BEST SMILE
Man : Mohamad Chamma (Lebanon) / Woman : Rosie Chandler (Britain)

BEST PHYSICS
Man : Corentin Blanche (Canada) / Woman : Lauren Julia Byrne (Australia)

BEST PRESS
Man : Yusif Jafarli (Azerbaijan) / Woman : Mercan Kerman (Cyprus)

BEST FACE
Man : Olivier Somers (Netherlands) / Woman :Malta: Francesca Mifsud (Malta)

BEST MODEL of EUROPEAN UNION CONTEST
24. BEST MODEL OF THE WORLD