What do actress Julie Tan, Collate the Label’s Velda Tan and Asia’s Next Top Model contestant R Nametha have in common? Each of them got their start in The New Paper New Face competition! Over the years, The New Paper New Face competition has seen some pretty impressive candidates. Now into its 25th year, the competition promises to be just as essential in introducing us to our next big star, and you can be a part of that at the grand finals being held at Paragon Shopping Centre, Friday, 22 September from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
Watch as this year’s finalists werk it to win the coveted title, $10,000 cash as well as $2,000 worth of hair services from Kelture Salon, as well as an exclusive feature in one of our upcoming issues (ahem, shameless plug). You can vote for your favourite to win the New Paper Miss Popularity award as well, just head to tnp.sg/tnpnewface from 16 September to 21 September — five lucky voters stand a chance to win a The CoffeeBean card worth $30, sponsored by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.
Here are seven extraordinary women who got their start in the competition and then went on to bigger, brighter things.