The International Hairdressing Awards have announced their 15 finalists for 2020 with a worldwide live broadcasting through its website and its social networks.
Danny Pato International Hairdresser of the Year finalist is in very good company with Angelo Seminara and Sally Brooks from the UK. Kylie Hayes who is a finalist in the Avant-garde section finds herself up against Australian Hairdresser of the Year, Dee Parker Attwood.
The gallery of finalists were revealed at the Salon Look trade show in Madrid on the 18th October.
The 15 finalists of the five categories, were chosen from hundreds of participating collections from 7 countries: Australia, Canada, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom.
The finalists collections were chosen by judging panel, made of five renowned industry icons: Antoinette Beenders, Tabatha Coffey, Beverly C, Robert Lobetta and Tono Sanmartín.
The awards ceremony will take place on February 16th 2020 in Madrid faeturing a catwalk with the most important teams of the world, fabulous purple carpet, the red carpet of global hairdressing and a Hollywood-style awards ceremony with all the glamour that this industry deserves!
International Hairdresser of the Year
Danny Pato – New Zealand
Sally Brooks – United Kingdom
Angelo Seminara – United Kingdom
International Artistic Team of the Year
Sanrizz – United Kingdom
Hob Creative Team – United Kingdom
X-presion – Spain
Best International Avant-garde Collection
Dee Parker Attwood – Australia
Kylie Hayes – New Zealand
Dicksum Low – Malaysia
Best International Men’s Commercial Collection
Jim Shaw – United Kingdom
Terry Kay & Andrea Giles -Mark Leeson Hair United Kingdom
Fabian Van Der Steen – Netherlands
Best International Women’s Commercial Collection
Lisa Polini – Australia
Steven Smart – United Kingdom
Dorothy Tsang – Canada
Now into its second year, International Hairdressing Awards experienced a 20% growth in the number of collections presented. Hairdressers from 41 countries (a growth of 55% over the previous year) entered to participate with their photographic work in the various categories.