In Manila, Couturier Extraordinaire Michael Cinco of the Asian Couture Federation received the 2014 Presidential Award on December 5th, 2014. President Benigno Aquino III presented this award for Cinco’s achievement of “Outstanding Filipinos and Organization Overseas.”
The couturier received this nationally recognized Pamana ng Pilipino award for glorifying the talents of the Philippines throughout the world in the fashion industry. The fabulous couture creations of Michael Cinco are worn by the rich and famous in several countries throughout the world. President Aquino III recognizes this as a great honor to the Philippines.
The award ceremony took place at Malacanang Palace. During his acceptance speech, Cinco said it was a “surreal experience” to be given this award. The Asian Couture Federation praised Cinco for transforming the fashion industries of many continents with his unique creativity, designs, and craftsmanship. There are truly none other like them.