Pascal Nissing is 21 years old. He was born and raised in Emmerich am Rhein (on the German/Dutch border in NRW) and has been living in Munich for the past three years.
During the Finals held in Cologne on Saturday, November 5th 2016 Pascal beat the other five finalists based on his convincing performance and presentation of his well-structured campaign “DON’T HIDE”.
A 14-person jury evaluated all the candidates proposed campaigns in 30-minute presentations and interviews held at DORINT HOTEL AM HEUMARKT on Saturday afternoon. In the evening the Final Show “Go for Gold” in TRIPLE A CLUB was hosted by KELLY HEELTON, who also hosted the MR GAY WORLD CONTEST in Malta in April of this year.
During the evening show, which was conducted in front of an audience of fans and friends, the candidates had to answer questions concerning social issues, introduce their proposed campaigns and complete several catwalks (Casual, “Golden Walk”, Red Carpet) Guests in the jury included MR GAY WORLD ROGER GOSALBEZ from Spain, MR GAY EUROPE / MR GAY BELGIUM RAF VAN PUYMBROEK and the CEO of MGW, DIETER SAPPER.
The reigning MR GAY GERMANY TONY EBERHARDT handed over the sash to MR GAY GERMANY 2016, PASCAL NISSING.
1st Runner Up is Manuel Wiedemann, aged 27, an Event Manager in Berlin.
2nd Runner Up is Niko Wirachmann, aged 26, a musical actor in Cologne
Aside from his professional work in the marketing business, Pascal has been working for the past 2 years as a group leader at “Diversity Munich e.V.”, an LGBT youth center in Munich, and was recently elected to the three-person Board of Directors of this non-profit organization. Pascal’s campaign “DON’T HIDE” is focused on reaching and supporting LGBT youth through activities in schools and youth centers.
The Final Prize for Pascal includes:
- A trip on the Gay Cruise CRUISE departing from Athens and including Crete, Santori and Mykonos and
- A Trip to the Florida Keys & Key West, including flights from KLM / AIRFRANCE to Miami, a full size rental car from ALAMO and accommodations at the world famous ISLAND HOUSE in Key West and at PLAYA LARGO Resort in Key Largo.