#TheMainEvent: TikTok unveils the next batch of online superstars with Maine Mendoza

TikTok, the world’s leading destination for short-form mobile videos, brought together the country’s next batch of online superstars with top TikTok celebrity, Maine
Mendoza in an afternoon party dubbed #themainevent.

#themainevent in-app challenge, which was held from January 25 to February 5, is the 2019 edition of TikTok’s 1 Million Audition campaign to discover the next creators on the rise in the Philippines.

(L-R: Saira, Gyl, Issey, EJ, Yanyan, Jae-hwa, McLion, Maine) TikTok’s #themainevent winners received their trophy from Maine. Inspiring the country’s emerging talents, Maine led the awarding of the six #themainevent

Grand winner
Saira Datinguinoo – http://vt.tiktok.com/JRjWEh/

Yanyan de Jesus – http://vt.tiktok.com/JR2WH9/

McLion Cross – http://vt.tiktok.com/JRx794/
Jae-hwa – http://vt.tiktok.com/JRyxq1/

EJ Nueda – http://vt.tiktok.com/JR9Ncd/

Issey Miyake Parto – http://vt.tiktok.com/JRkajU/

Maine takes photos with TikTok creators at #themainevent

As part of the event, Maine also delivered a special performance for her fellow TikTok creators and offered them some tips in creating bite-sized videos that click, as she was first known for her viral short videos before she became one of the country’s sensational stars.

Maine shared that TikTok has a lot to offer to content creators as it sparks their creativity through easy-to-use tools and features.

“I’m really thrilled to be part of TikTok’s journey in the Philippines and being given the chance to celebrate Pinoy creativity and talent with these rising online stars,” said Maine. “I’m looking forward to capturing more of my favorite moments and engaging with more fans on the app.”

TikTok also held a 1 Million Audition in September 2018. The three winners–Gyl St. Pierre, Issey Miyake Parto, Vishnu Isles–were then flown to South Korea to join the TikTok Gala with fellow creators from all over the world.

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