Actress and model Ivana Alawi joins the growing Tanduay family as the brand’s newest calendar girl.
“Ivana embodies the modern calendar girl — someone who’s strong, hardworking, and has a heart for helping others. She also knows when to relax and have a good time with friends and family.
We gladly welcome her here at Tanduay,” said Paul Lim, Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing of Tanduay Distillers, Inc. Ivana will appear in the 2021 calendar of the company, with photos shot by renowned Filipino photographer Mark Nicdao. Aside from being Tanduay Calendar Girl, digital collaborations are in the works between Ivana and the world’s number one rum.
Ivana said that she sees the Tanduay Calendar Girl as someone who is strong and independent – ideals that she embodies. Most recently, Ivana earned the admiration of netizens for taking the time to personally pack and deliver goods to the families in Cagayan affected by the flooding caused by Typhoon Ulysses.
Born Mariam Sayed Sameer Marbella Al-Alawi, Ivana is half Moroccan and half Filipino. The 23-year-old has appeared in numerous teleseryes and has been awarded the Best New Female Personality for Television in the 33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television
Tanduay’s previous calendar girls include Heart Evangelista, Jessy Mendiola, Erich Gonzales, Jennilyn Mercado, Bela Padilla, and Barbie Imperial.