1. participants of the SUB Halloween Make-Up Competition 2016, together with school directors and judges

1. participants of the SUB Halloween Make-Up Competition 2016, together with school directors and judges

As ghosts, vampires, demons and evil spirits walked down the black runway, and ghoulish screams and shrieks filled the air, the audience kept a deadly silence so as not to attract any attention to themselves.

2. Flower Demon (L) & Flower of Ghost (R)

2. Flower Demon (L) & Flower of Ghost (R)

3. Blossom Messenger (L) & Fright Fest Brides (R)

3. Blossom Messenger (L) & Fright Fest Brides (R)

This was the scenario at Ipoh Parade on Sunday afternoon at the annual Halloween make-up competition organised by SUB International School of Beauty & Make-Up.

4. Bride of Chucky (L) & The Queen's Blessings (R)

4. Bride of Chucky (L) & The Queen’s Blessings (R)

5. Heart Evil Spirit (L) & The Speading Darkness (R)

5. Heart Evil Spirit (L) & The Speading Darkness (R)

Almost 40 students took part, vying to be crowned the best in Perak. SUB earlier held similar competitions in Penang (8th Oct) and Kuala Lumpur (13th Oct). All three competitions shared the same theme of “Blossoms”.

6. The Laugh, The Clown (L) & Untangled Archangel Seraphiel (R)

6. The Laugh, The Clown (L) & Untangled Archangel Seraphiel (R)

7. Twisters (L) & Flower Story (R)

7. Twisters (L) & Flower Story (R)

This competition was divided into two categories: Flower Ghost and Bloody with Flower; each having its own sub-categories. The students had to come up with make-up that was appropriate to the category, along with matching costumes, presentation, music and story line.

8. Colour Wizard (L) & Terrorist Campus (R)

8. Colour Wizard (L) & Terrorist Campus (R)

9. Blue Diamond, Pink Magic (L) & Vampire Twins (R)

9. Blue Diamond, Pink Magic (L) & Vampire Twins (R)

I have to say that the students were really creative in their make-up skills as they successfully scared the living daylights out of us, including the judges! As you could imagine, the competition was extremely stiff.

10. The Poison Flower (L) & Double Twin Sisters (R)

10. The Poison Flower (L) & Double Twin Sisters (R)

11. Death Nightmare (L) & Love Grave (R)

11. Death Nightmare (L) & Love Grave (R)

Eventually, after two hours, it was time to announce the winners. The top prize went to Kong Wai Sim (Untangled Archangel Seraphiel). Her championship prize package included an 8-day / 7-night Shanghai Tour and trophy.

12. Evil Spirit (L) & The Brutal Flower Princess (R)

12. Evil Spirit (L) & The Brutal Flower Princess (R)

13. Fashion Vampire (L) & Crinial Skeleton Sporit (R)

13. Fashion Vampire (L) & Crinial Skeleton Sporit (R)

The first runner-up went to Lim Yoke Jie (Fallen Angel Maxpower) while third runner-up was Cheng Shu Yuen (Brutal Flower Princess).

14. Down of the Vampire (L) & Fallen Angel Maxpower (R)

14. Down of the Vampire (L) & Fallen Angel Maxpower (R)

15. Ghost Baby

15. Ghost Baby

There were also three sub-titles as listed below:

Most Creative Make-Up Award – Sim Lai Kuan (Terrorist Campus)
Best Costume Award – Lee Yee Hong (Blossom Messenger)
Popularity Award – Lim Chee Yen

16. Vampire Snow Queen (L) & Zipper Boy N Girl (R)

16. Vampire Snow Queen (L) & Zipper Boy N Girl (R)

17. Feast of Horror

17. Feast of Horror

Check out my photos to see what a macabre afternoon we spent………

18. 2nd runner up: Cheng Shu Yuen (The Brutal Flower Princess)

18. 2nd runner up: Cheng Shu Yuen (The Brutal Flower Princess)

19. 1st runner up: Lim Yoke Jie (Fallen Angel Maxpower)

19. 1st runner up: Lim Yoke Jie (Fallen Angel Maxpower)

Note: Halloween is observed annually on 31st October. It is a day when people light bonfires and wear scary costumes to ward off roaming spirits.

20. winner: Kong Wai Sim (Untangled Archangel Seraphiel)

20. winner: Kong Wai Sim (Untangled Archangel Seraphiel)

Event: SUB Halloween Make-Up Competition 2016: Blossom (Ipoh)
Venue: Ipoh Parade, Ipoh
Date: 23rd Oct, 2016
Time: 1pm – 3.30pm

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