Miss Thailand

Miss Thailand (Thai: นางสาวไทย; RTGSNang Sao Thai), is a beauty pageant held in Thailand for Thai women, first held on December 10, 1934, in Phra Nakhon district of Bangkok, under the name of Miss Siam (Thai: นางสาวสยาม; RTGSNang Sao Sayam).

Miss Thailand
Formation1934
TypeBeauty Pageant
HeadquartersBangkok
Location
Membership
Miss International
(2019)
Miss Universe
(1965–1999)
Organization
Old Vajiravudh

The winner of Miss Thailand used to represent the country at Miss Universe, while 1st Runner-up presented at Miss Asia Pacific International. However, Miss Thailand Organization lost these licenses to Miss Thailand Universe in 2000. The last Miss Thailand to represent her country at Miss Universe 1999 is Apisamai Srirangsan, Miss Thailand 1999.

Since 2019, the winner of Miss Thailand will represent the country at Miss International.

The reigning Miss Thailand 2019 is Sireethorn Leearamwat from Bangkok. Leearamwat became Miss International 2019 on 12 November 2019.

BroadcastEdit

The beauty pageant was broadcast on BBTV (channel 7) until 2000, then moved to ITV, which later was transformed into TITV (Thailand Independent Television) and TPBS (Thailand Public Broadcasting Service) until 2007.

In 2008–2014, Miss Thailand pageant was broadcast on MCOT.[1]

In 2016, Miss Thailand pageant was returned to broadcast on BBTV (channel 7).

In 2019–present, Miss Thailand pageant was returned to broadcast on MCOT.

International CrownsEdit

The following are the Miss Thailand titleholders throughout the years.

Winner of international beauty pageants:

TitleholdersEdit

Year Miss Thailand Province Venue Host province Entrants
Miss Thailand
2020 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
2019 Sireethorn Leearamwat   Bangkok Aksra Theatre   Chiang Rai,   Bangkok 39
2017-2018 No contest due to mourning of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand
2016 Thanaporn Sriwirach   Phayao GMM Live House at Central World   Bangkok 34
2015 No Pageant
2014 Wilasini Chanwutthiwong   Bangkok Aksra Theatre   Prachuap Khiri Khan 24
2013 Adcharaporn Kanoknateesavad   Bangkok Aksra Theatre   Nakhon Ratchasima 18
2012 Prissana Kumpusiri   Bangkok Changwattana Hall, Central Chaengwattana   Nan 18
2011 No pageant
2010 Kritchaporn Homboonyasak   Chiang Mai Aksra Theatre   Nakhon Pathom,   Phetchaburi
  Prachuap Khiri Khan
18
2009 Ornwipa Kanoknateesawat   Saraburi Aksra Theatre   Chonburi 18
2008 Panprapa Yongtrakul   Bangkok Royal Paragon Hall   Sukhothai 18
2007 Angkana Trirattanathip   Bangkok Royal Jubilee Ballroom   Trat 18
2006 Lalana Kongtoranin   Bangkok Thai Alangkarn Theater   Chonburi 18
2005 No pageant
2004 Sirinya Sattayasai   Bangkok Suan Ambhorn, Dusit Palace   Songkhla 18
2003 Chalisa Boonkrongsap   Lampang Impact, Muang Thong Thani   Unknown Unknown
2002 Patiporn Sittipong   Chiang Mai Queen Sirikit National Convention Center   Unknown Unknown
2001 Sujira Arunpipat   Bangkok Queen Sirikit National Convention Center   Unknown Unknown
2000 Panadda Wongphudee   Bangkok Queen Sirikit National Convention Center   Unknown Unknown
1999 Apisamai Srirangsan   Nakhon Pathom Bangkok Convention Center, Ladprao   Unknown Unknown
1998 Chalida Taochalee   Bangkok Bangkok Convention Center, Ladprao   Unknown Unknown
1997 Suangsuda Lawanprasert   Nakhon Nayok Bangkok Convention Center, Ladprao   Unknown Unknown
1996 No pageant
1995 Pavadee Wicheinrat   Bangkok Queen Sirikit National Convention Center   Unknown Unknown
1994 Areeya Chumsai   Bangkok Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1993 Chattarika Ubonsiri   Bangkok Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1992 Ornanong Panyawong   Chiang Mai Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1991 Jiraprapa Sawettanan   Bangkok Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1990 Passaraporn Chaimongkol   Songkhla Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1989 Yonlada Ronghanam   Bangkok Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1988 Porntip Nakhirunkanok   Chachoengsao Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1987 Chutima Naiyana   Bangkok Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1986 Taweeporn Klungploy   Nakhon Sawan Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok   Unknown Unknown
1985 Tarntip Pongsook   Nan Siam Park   Unknown Unknown
1984 Savinee Pakaranang   Bangkok Grand Palace Hostel Pattaya   Chonburi Unknown
1973-1983 No pageant
1972 Kanok-orn Boonma   Chachoengsao Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1971 Nipapat Sudsiri   Kanchanaburi Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1970 No pageant
1969 Warunee Sangsirinavin   Phra Nakhon Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1968 Sangduen Manwong   Phra Nakhon Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1967 Apantree Prayutsenee   Phra Nakhon Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1966 Prapussorn Panichkul   Phetchaburi Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1965 Cheranand Savetanand   Surat Thani Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1964 Apasra Hongsakula   Phra Nakhon Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1955-1963 No pageant
1954 Sucheela Srisomboon   Lamphun Lumphini Park   Unknown Unknown
1953 Anong Atchawatthana   Phra Nakhon Lumphini Park   Unknown Unknown
1952 Prachit Thong-urai   Phra Nakhon Lumphini Park   Unknown Unknown
1951 Utsani Thongnuea-di   Samut Songkhram Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1950 Amphon Burarak   Chiang Rai Unknown   Unknown Unknown
1949 No pageant
1948 Latda Suwansupha   Pattani Suan Amporn   Unknown Unknown
1941-1947 No pageant
1940 Sawangchit Kharuehanon   Phra Nakhon Unknown   Phra Nakhon Unknown
1939 Riam Petsayanawin   Phra Nakhon Suan Ambhorn, Dusit palace   Phra Nakhon Unknown
Miss Siam
1938 Phitsamai Chotiwut   Phra Nakhon Saranrom Park   Phra Nakhon Unknown
1937 Mayuri Wichaiwatthana   Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Saranrom Park   Phra Nakhon Unknown
1936 Wongduean Bhumiratna   Phra Nakhon Saranrom Park   Phra Nakhon Unknown
1935 Wani Laohakiat   Phra Nakhon Saranrom Park   Phra Nakhon Unknown
1934 Kanya Thiansawang   Phra Nakhon Saranrom Park   Phra Nakhon Unknown

Winners by provinceEdit

Provinces Titles Winning Years
  Bangkok 18 1984, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2019
  Phra Nakhon 12 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1952, 1953, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1969
  Chiang Mai 3 1992, 2002, 2010
  Chachoengsao 2 1972, 1988
  Phayao 1 2016
  Saraburi 2009
  Lampang 2003
  Nakhon Pathom 1999
  Nakhon Nayok 1997
  Songkhla 1990
  Nakhon Sawan 1986
  Nan 1985
  Kanchanaburi 1971
  Phetchaburi 1966
  Surat Thani 1965
  Lamphun 1954
  Samut Songkhram 1951
  Chiang Rai 1950
  Pattani 1948
  Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 1937

Miss Thailand representatives at International beauty pageantsEdit

  • Since 2019, Miss Thailand Organization send a winner representative to compete at Miss International.

Color keys

  •      : Declared as Winner
  •      : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •      : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •      : Ended as special awards winner

Miss InternationalEdit

Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  2020 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
  2019 Sireethorn Leearamwat   Bangkok Miss Thailand 2019 Miss International 2019
  • Miss International Asia
  • Top 15 - Best in Swimsuit
  2001 Kanithakan Saengprachaksakula   Bangkok Top 10 at Miss Thailand 2001 Unplaced
  1992 Pornnapha Theptinnakorn   Bangkok Top 10 at Miss Thailand 1992 Unplaced
  1989 Mayuree Chaiyo   Nan 2nd runner-up of Miss Thailand 1988 Unplaced
  1988 Passorn Boonyakiat   Bangkok Contestant at Miss Thailand 1987 Unplaced
  • Miss Photogenic
  1987 Prapaphan Bamrungthai   Phitsanulok 4th runner-up of Miss Thailand 1987 Unplaced
  1986 Janthanee Singsuwan   Bangkok Contestant at Miss Thailand 1986 Unplaced
  1985 Sasimaporn Chaikomol †   Chanthaburi 2nd runner-up of Miss Thailand 1985 Unplaced
  1973 Jintana Te-chamaneewat   Bangkok Contestant at Miss Thailand 1972 Top 15 Semi-Finalist
  1972 Sarinya Thattavorn   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1971 Unplaced
  1971 Supuk Likitkul   Bangkok Contestant at Miss Bangkok 1971 1st Runner-up
  1970 Panarat Pisutthisak   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1969 Top 15 Semi-Finalist
  1969 Usanee Phenphimol   Nakhon Si Thammarat Designated 4th Runner-up
  1968 Rungthip Pinyo   Lamphun 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1967 4th Runner-up
  • Miss Photogenic

Past FranchisesEdit

Color keys

  •      : Declared as Winner
  •      : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •      : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •      : Ended as special awards winner

Miss UniverseEdit

  • Miss Thailand Organization sent a winner representative to compete at Miss Universe.
Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  1999 Apisamai Srirangsan   Nakhon Pathom Miss Thailand 1999 Unplaced
  1998 Chalida Taochalee   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1998 Unplaced
  1997 Suangsuda Lawanprasert   Nakhon Nayok Miss Thailand 1997 Unplaced
  1996 Nirachala Kumya ****   Chiang Mai Top 10 at Miss Thailand 1995 Unplaced
  1995 Pavadee Wicheinrat   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1995 Unplaced
  1994 Areeya Chumsai   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1994 Unplaced
  • Miss Kodak Smile
  1993 Chattarika Ubonsiri   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1993 Unplaced
  • Top 10 - Best National Costume
  1992 Ornanong Panyawong   Chiang Mai Miss Thailand 1992 Unplaced
  • 1st Runner-up - Best National Costume
  1991 Jiraprapa Sawettanan   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1991 Unplaced
  1990 Passaraporn Chaimongkol   Songkhla Miss Thailand 1990 Unplaced
  • Miss Photogenic
  1989 Yonlada Ronghanam   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1989 Unplaced
  • 2nd Runner-up - Best National Costume
  1988 Porntip Nakhirunkanok   Chachoengsao Miss Thailand 1988 Miss Universe 1988
  • Best National Costume
  1987 Chutima Naiyana   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1987 Unplaced
  1986 Taweeporn Klungploy   Nakhon Sawan Miss Thailand 1986 Unplaced
  1985 Tarntip Pongsuk   Nan Miss Thailand 1985 Unplaced
  1984 Savinee Pakaranang   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1984 Top 10 Semi-Finalist
  1983 Jinda Nernkrang ***   Pathum Thani Designated Unplaced
  1982 Nipaporn Tarapanich ***   Chiang Rai Designated Unplaced
  1981 Massupha Karbpraphan ***   Krabi Designated Unplaced
  1980 Artitaya Promkul ***   Pattani Designated Unplaced
  1979 Wongduan Kerdpoom ***   Sukhothai Designated Unplaced
  1978 Pornpit Sakornvijit ***   Phuket Designated Unplaced
  1977 Laddawan In-Yah ***   Nakhon Ratchasima Designated Unplaced
  1976 Katareeya Areekul ***   Sukhothai Designated Unplaced
  1975 Wanlaya Thonawanik ***   Chiang Mai Designated Unplaced
Sirikwan Nanthasiri (resigned) ***   Nakhon Pathom Did not compete*
  1974 Benjamas Ponpasvijan ***   Pathum Thani Designated Unplaced
  1973 Kanok-orn Bunma   Chachoengsao Designated Unplaced
  1972 Nipapat Sudsiri   Kanchanaburi Designated Unplaced
  1971 Warunee Sangsirinavin   Phra Nakhon Designated Unplaced
  1969 Sangduen Manwong   Phra Nakhon Miss Thailand 1968 Unplaced
  • Best National Costume
  1968 Apantree Prayutsenee   Phra Nakhon Miss Thailand 1967 Top 15 Semi-Finalist
  1966 Cheranand Savetanand   Surat Thani Miss Thailand 1965 2nd Runner-up
  1965 Apasra Hongsakula   Phra Nakhon Miss Thailand 1964 Miss Universe 1965
  1959 Sodsai Vanijvadhana **   Phra Nakhon Designated Unplaced
  • Miss Congeniality
  1954 Amara Asavananda *   Phra Nakhon 2nd runner-up of Miss Thailand 1953 Unplaced
  • * In 1954 Amara Asavananda, 2nd runner-up in Miss Thailand 1953, was selected to compete in Miss Universe 1954, becoming her country's first representative at the Miss Universe pageant.
  • ** In 1959 the Miss Thailand pageant was not held; Sodsai Vanijvadhana was hand-picked to represent Thailand in the Miss Universe 1959 pageant.
  • *** Due to the political crisis in 1973, the Miss Thailand pageant was not held; The national director in that time hand-picked Benjamas Ponpasvijan to represent Thailand in 1974 and later held the small pageant called Miss Thailand Universe (not to be confused with Miss Universe Thailand pageant which was started to be held in 2000) from 1975 to 1983 when the Miss Universe license returned to the Miss Thailand pageant organizers.
  • **** In 1996 Miss Thailand wasn't held; Niratchla Khamya, Top 10 in Miss Thailand 1995 was selected to represent Thailand in the Miss Universe pageant.

Miss WorldEdit

Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  1968 Pinnarut Tananchai   Bangkok 4th runner-up of Miss Thailand 1967 Top 15

Miss Tourism Queen InternationalEdit

Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  2016 Pimchanok Jitchoo   Samut Prakan 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 2014 4th Runner-up

Miss Asia Pacific InternationalEdit

Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  1999 Naruemon Jinakaew   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1999 Top 10
  1998 Sirida Chunhacharti   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1998 Unplaced
  1997 Worarat Suwannarat   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1997 Miss Asia Pacific 1997
  • Best Smile
  1996 Jutarat Phanjaitham   Bangkok 2nd runner-up of Miss Thailand 1995 Top 10
  1995 Namtip Wirakhachon   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1995 Top 12
  1994 Prathana Rebecca Chairoj Napp   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1994 Top 12
  1993 Marisa Tipwangmek   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1993 Unplaced
  1992 Chutima Nirunsitirat   Bangkok 2nd runner-up of Miss Thailand 1992 1st Runner-Up
  • Best in Evening Gown
  1989 Phetcharat Seekaew   Sisaket 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1989 4th Runner-Up
  1988 Preeyanuch Panpradub   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1988 Miss Asia Pacific 1988
  • Best in National Costume
  1987 Duangduen Jithaisong   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1987 Unplaced
  1986 Sararat Roomruangwong   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1986 2nd Runner-up
  1985 Leelawadee Wacharobol   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1985 Unplaced

Miss Queen of the PacificEdit

Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  1966 Prapussorn Panichkul   Bangkok Miss Thailand 1966 Unplaced
  • Miss Personality

Miss Flower QueenEdit

Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  1989 Raksuda Sinwattana   Bangkok 2nd runner-up of Miss Thailand 1989 2nd Runner-up

Miss WonderlandEdit

Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  1989 Suparanan Phanchujit   Bangkok 3rd runner-up of Miss Thailand 1988 Unplaced
Preeyanuch Panpradub   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1988 Did not compete*
  1988 Duangduen Jithaisong   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1978 Top 15
  1987 Sararat Roomruangwong   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1986 Unplaced

World Miss UniversityEdit

Year Representative's Name Province Title Placement Special Awards
  1991 Benjamaporn Dechsupha   Bangkok 1st runner-up of Miss Thailand 1990 Unplaced
  • Miss Asia

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jinnita Buddi Wins Miss Thailand World 2016".

External linksEdit