An often overlooked part of the beauty pageants we’ve come to expect in our culture are those that break ground and dip into the unfamiliar. Enter The Miss Hong Kong Pageant, the first female pageant in Thailand to reach new heights and achieve prizes worth an eye watering 25 million baht! Read on to find out more about this amazing event and it’s bevy of trailblazers ready to challenge traditional perceptions.
Overview of the Miss Hong Kong Pageant
The Miss Hong Kong Pageant is the first female beauty pageant in Thailand to offer big prizes. The event is organized by the Bangkok Tourism Authority (BTA), and will be held on October 8, 2016 at the CentralWorld shopping mall in Bangkok.
The pageant is open to all women aged 18-28 who are Thai citizens or of Thai descent. Contestants will be judged on their physical beauty, communication skills, and talent. The winner of the pageant will receive a cash prize of 1 million baht (approx. US$28,000), a diamond ring worth 100,000 baht (approx. US$2,800), and a 3-month all-expenses paid trip to Hong Kong. In addition, she will also get the opportunity to represent Thailand in the 2017 Miss World Pageant.
History Behind the Contest
In the early days of the Miss Hong Kong Pageant, the contest was only open to female participants from Hong Kong. However, in recent years, the contest has been opened up to include contestants from all over Asia. This year, the Miss Hong Kong Pageant will be held in Thailand for the first time ever.
The Miss Hong Kong Pageant was first created in order to give young women from Hong Kong a platform to showcase their beauty and talents to the world. The first ever Miss Hong Kong Pageant was held in 1947. The inaugural winner was Wong Wai Ying.
Since its inception, the Miss Hong Kong Pageant has become one of the most popular pageants in Asia. Every year, thousands of women from all over Asia compete in the pageant in hopes of being crowned the next Miss Hong Kong.
This year’s edition of the Miss Hong Kong Pageant is sure to be a historic one as it will be the first time that the contest is being held outside of Hong Kong. With its new location in Thailand, the Miss Hong Kong Pageant is poised to become even more popular than it already is.
How Miss Hong Kong Became a Phenomenon
In order to become a contestant in the Miss Hong Kong Pageant, one must first be a citizen of Hong Kong. The pageant is open to all women between the ages of 18 and 27, who have never been married and do not have any children. Contestants must also be of Chinese descent.
The pageant was created in 1957 by Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), a commercial television station in Hong Kong. It was originally called the “Miss Queen’s Birthday Pageant”, and was held to celebrate the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The pageant was open to any woman who met the above requirements and wanted to compete.
The first Miss Hong Kong Pageant was held on Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) on September 8, 1957, and was won by Wong Wai-ying. She received a prize of HK$10,000 (US$1,285). The pageant became an annual event, and began to be televised live. In 1966, TVB increased the prize money to HK$20,000 (US$2,570), making it the most valuable beauty contest in Hong Kong at that time.
In 1975, another commercial television station, Asia Television Limited (ATV), launched its own beauty pageant called the “Miss Asia Pageant”. ATV’s pageant enjoyed higher ratings than TVB’s for several years. In response, TVB created the “Miss HK Glamour Girl Contest” in 1977 as a side event to the
Roles of Participants in the Contest
The participants of the Amazing Miss Hong Kong Pageant will be judged on their physical beauty, personality, and public speaking ability. The winner of the pageant will be crowned Miss Hong Kong, and she will represent Thailand in theMiss Universe pageant. contestants must be between 18 and 28 years old, and they must be Thai citizens. There is no height or weight requirement to participate in the pageant.
The panel of judges for the Amazing Miss Hong Kong Pageant will be composed of entertainment industry professionals, including actors, directors, producers, and models. The judging criteria will focus on the contestant’s physical appearance, stage presence, talent, and interview skills.
The grand prize for the winner of the Amazing Miss Hong Kong Pageant is a cash prize of 1 million baht (approximately US$30,000). The first runner-up will receive a cash prize of 500,000 baht (approximately US$15,000), and the second runner-up will receive a cash prize of 300,000 baht (approximately US$9,000). In addition to the cash prizes, the winner and runners-up will also receive scholarships to study at some of Thailand’s top universities.
Requirements and Guidelines for the Contestants
In order to be eligible to participate in the Amazing Miss Hong Kong Pageant, all contestants must:
– Be of Chinese ethnicity
– Be between the ages of 18 and 28
– Be a citizen of Hong Kong
– Be unmarried and have no children
– Have never been pregnant
In addition, all contestants must meet the following physical requirements:
– Must be at least 160cm tall
– Weight must be in proportion to height
– Cannot have any visible tattoos or body piercings
Benefits of Winning the Big Prizes
There are many benefits of winning the Big Prizes in the Amazing Miss Hong Kong Pageant. The first and most obvious benefit is the financial prize money. The grand prize winner will receive 1,000,000 Hong Kong dollars (approximately US$130,000). This can be used to help with living expenses, travel costs, or any other purpose the winner sees fit. In addition to the cash prize, the winners also receive a fully paid trip to compete in the Miss World Pageant, which takes place in China. This is an incredible opportunity to represent Hong Kong on a global stage and to bring attention to the amazing culture and achievements of the people of Hong Kong.
International Judges Scorecards and Criteria
First and foremost, the international judges for the Amazing Miss Hong Kong Pageant are incredibly experienced and well-respected in the pageant industry. Secondly, they use a very specific set of criteria when judging the contestants. Here are the main points they take into consideration:
1. Overall first impression
2. Beauty of face and figure
3. Poise and stage presence
4. Charisma and personality
5. Ability to communicate effectively
6. intelligence and eloquence
7. Knowledge about current affairs and cultural awareness
8. Ambition and determination to achieve success
9. A sense of style and fashion sense
10. Physical fitness and good health
Final Winners’ Contributions to Thailand
The Amazing Miss Hong Kong Pageant was the first female contest in Thailand to win big prizes. The event was organized by the National Youth Showcase Association and ran from September 1-4, 2017. The pageant was open to all young women aged 18-25 years old who were of Thai nationality.
A total of 20 finalists were selected to compete in the pageant, which consisted of two rounds of competition. In the first round, each contestant performed a self-introduction and an audition piece in front of a panel of judges. In the second round, the contestants competed in three categories: Talent, Swimwear, and Evening Gown.
The final winners were chosen based on their overall performance in both rounds of competition. The first place winner received a cash prize of 100,000 baht (approximately US $3,000), as well as a diamond ring and a gold necklace. The second place winner received a cash prize of 50,000 baht (approximately US $1,500), as well as a silver ring and a gold necklace. Lastly, the third place winner received a cash prize of 25,000 baht (approximately US $750), as well as a gold necklace. Here
The Amazing Miss Hong Kong Pageant was an important event not only because it was the first female contest in Thailand to offer big rewards, but also because it shone a spotlight on the country’s burgeoning talent scene. This event proved that there is
Miss Hong Kong Pageant is truly an amazing milestone for female contestants in Thailand, as it not only allows them to gain recognition and respect, but also gives them the opportunity to win big prizes. The pageant also serves as a platform that encourages young female participants to empower themselves through beauty and talent. We have no doubt that more exciting moments await us in the years ahead with this remarkable event!