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Miss Universe Myanmar is a national beauty pageant in Myanmar.

Miss Universe Myanmar
MottoConfidently Beautiful
Formation1959
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersYangon
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss Grand International
Miss Intercontinental
Face of Beauty International
World Beauty Queen
Miss United Continents
Official language
Burmese
National Director
Daw Soe Yu Wai
WebsiteOfficial site

Contents

HistoryEdit

Before creation Miss Myanmar or Miss Universe Myanmar pageant, the name of pageant was Miss Burma.[citation needed] Myanmar debut in 1959 with the name of Burma.[citation needed] Since 1959 to 1961 Myanmar competed at Miss Universe pageant.[citation needed] Since 1962 the local pageant has been banned by the government in unknown reasons.[citation needed]

In 2013, Daw Soe Yu Wai of a local media organization went to New York City to get a license for Miss Universe and make a declaration for Myanmar in returning at the Miss Universe.[citation needed] Her interview with former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo was featured on VOA Burmese, in which VOA reporter Kaye Lin conducted the interview as a translator.[citation needed]

Miss Universe Myanmar 2013Edit

Moe Set Wine competed in Miss Universe Myanmar 2013 which was held on October 3, 2013 at the National Theatre in Yangon. The competition was organized by the Hello Madam Media Group. This competition was held for the first time since 1961. She won Miss Perfect Skin and Miss Famous titles, voted by fans through the Internet voting system and SMS messages. She became the winner of Miss Universe Myanmar 2013 after the competition. She was the first woman to represent the country in the competition since 1961.[1]

TitleholdersEdit

The winner of Miss Myanmar represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Since 2013 the name has been changed as Myanmar.[citation needed] Before the name will be using at the pageant, Burma has already used in 1959-1961 era. In 2015, Miss Universe Myanmar Organization crowned two winners, they will compete in Miss Universe 2015 and Miss Universe 2016.[citation needed]
Year Miss Universe Myanmar Division Venue Entrant
1959 Than Than Aye Yangon Unknown Unknown
1960 Myint Myint May Yangon Unknown Unknown
1961 Khin Myint Myint Yangon Unknown Unknown
2013 Moe Set Wine Yangon National Theatre of Yangon 20
2014 Sharr Htut Eaindra Yangon Phuket Orchid Resort and Spa, Phuket, Thailand 20
2015 May Barani Thaw Yangon Gandamar Grand Ballroom 20
2016 Htet Htet Htun Yangon
2017 Zun Than Sin Yangon Novotel Hotels and Resorts 26
2018 Hnin Thway Yu Aung Bago Gandamar Grand Ballroom, Gandamar Wholesale 30
2019 Swe Zin Htet Hpa-An Novotel Max Hotel 26

Runner-upEdit

Year 1st Runner-up Division 1st Runner-up Division 2nd Runner-up Division 4th Runner-up Division 5th Runner-up Division
2013 Aye Chan Moe Yangon Myat Hnin Phyu Yangon Khin Myat Noe Oo Kawthaung May Chit Pone Yangon N/A N/A
2014 Yoon Mhi Mhi Kyaw Yangon Shwe Sin Ko Ko Mawlamyine N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2015 Han Lay Mandalay Cho Cho Tun Sittwe Ei Phyoe Thew Mawlamyine N/A N/A N/A N/A
2017 Shwe Eain Si Yangon Ja Dim Kai Myitkyina Thun Wadi Lashio Khin Lapyae Zaw Yangon N/A N/A
2018 Su Myat Phoo Naypyitaw Nang Mway Phoung Loong Tachileik Myint Moh May Hpa-An Roslynn Seng Nu Nu Pan Myitkyina N/A N/A
2019 Hmwe Thet Myeik Htet Thiri Zaw Mandalay Htun Palal Yadanar Mimbu Linn Htet Htet Kyaw Myitkyina Su Su Sandy Pathein

Winners by City/TownEdit

Division Titles Winning Years
Yangon
8
1959, 1960, 1961, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Hpa-An
1
2019
Bago 2018

Big Four pageants representativesEdit

Miss Universe MyanmarEdit

  •      : 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
Year Division Miss Universe Myanmar Placement at Miss Universe Special Awards Notes
2019 Hpa-An Swe Zin Htet TBD TBD Miss Supranational 2016 (Top 10)
2018 Bago Hnin Thway Yu Aung Unplaced
2017 Yangon Zun Than Sin Unplaced
2016 Yangon Htet Htet Htun Unplaced Best National Costume
2015 Yangon May Barani Thaw Unplaced
2014 Yangon Sharr Htut Eaindra Unplaced
2013 Yangon Moe Set Wine Unplaced Miss Universe Myanmar — Soe Yu Wai (Hello Madam Media Group) Directorship
Miss Burma
Did not compete between 1962—2012
1961 Yangon Myint Myint Khin Unplaced
1960 Yangon Myint Myint May Unplaced Miss Congeniality
1959 Yangon Than Than Aye Unplaced Miss Burma Beauty Pageant — Western-Style Committee Directorship

Minor pageants representativesEdit

Miss Grand MyanmarEdit

  •      : 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
Year Division Miss Grand Myanmar Placement at Miss Grand International Special Awards Notes
2019 Myeik Hmwe Thet TBD TBD TBD
2018 Naypyitaw Su Myat Phoo Unplaced Best National Costume (Top 10)
2017 Yangon Aye Chan Moe Unplaced Best National Costume (Top 10)

Miss Intercontinental MyanmarEdit

  •      : 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
Year Division Miss Intercontinental Myanmar Placement at Miss Intercontinental Special Awards Notes
2019 Mandalay Htet Thiri Zaw TBD TBD TBD
2018 Tachileik Nang Mway Phoung Loong Top 20 Miss Ultra Skin

Face of Beauty International MyanmarEdit

  •      : 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
Year Division Face of Beauty International Myanmar Placement at Face of Beauty International Special Awards Notes
2019 Minbu Htun Palal Yadanar TBD TBD TBD
2018 Hpa-An Myint Mo May Face of Beauty International 2018 People's Choice award, Best National Costume (2nd Runner-up)

World Beauty Queen MyanmarEdit

  •      : 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
Year Division World Beauty Queen Myanmar Placement at World Beauty Queen Special Awards Notes
2019 Myitkyina Linn Htet Htet Kyaw TBD TBD TBD
2018 Myitkyina Roslynn Seng Nu Nu Pan Top 13 Miss Aura, SNS Popularity
2017 Myitkyina Ja Dim Kai Top 16 Best Original Costume

Miss United Continents MyanmarEdit

  •      : 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
Year Division Miss United Continents Myanmar Placement at Miss United Continents Special Awards Notes
2018 Minbu Eaint Thet Hmue Unplaced

Winner GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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