Miss Universe Thailand

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Miss Universe Thailand
Miss Universe Thailand logo.jpg
Logo of Miss Universe Thailand pageant.
Formation 2000
Type Beauty Pageant
Headquarters Bangkok
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
President
Surang Prempree
Website Official Website

The Miss Universe Thailand (Thai: มิสยูนิเวิร์สไทยแลนด์) is a beauty pageant that has been held every year since 2000. The pageant was originally called Miss Thailand Universe. In 2012 name of the pageant was changed to Miss Universe Thailand,[1] with winners competing in the Miss Universe pageant. In fact, Miss Universe Thailand is not related to the previous Miss Thailand or Miss Thailand World.

The reigning Miss Universe Thailand is Weluree Ditsayabut, who was crowned on May 17, 2014 in Bangkok by Chalita Yaemwannang, Miss Universe Thailand 2013.[2] Welureet was resigned next month later and 1st Runner-up Pimbongkod Chankaew will represent Miss Thailand at Miss Universe 2014 pageant, but not take over the Miss Universe Thailand title.[3][4]

This year, the 15th Miss Universe Thailand pageant was held on May 17, 2014. The final was held at Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon in Bangkok.[5] Pimbongkod Chankaew 1st Runner-up will be the representative for Thailand at the Miss Universe 2014 pageant.

History[edit]

In 2000, Bangkok Broadcasting & T.V. Co., Ltd. (Channel 7) was awarded the rights to host the Miss Thailand Universe pageant and to send a Thai representative to compete at Miss Universe. This came after the Miss Thailand Organization lost its license from the Miss Universe Organization. Kulthida Yenprasert was crowned the first Miss Thailand Universe in March 2000.

In 2012, The name of the pageant was changed to Miss Universe Thailand and was broadcast on Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5 until 2013.

In 2014, Miss Universe Thailand pageant will move to broadcast on Channel 3.

Performance at Miss Universe[edit]

In 2005, Thailand hosted Miss universe Pageant again after the year 1992, Chananporn Rosjan, Miss Thailand Universe 2005, won the Best National Costume award in her country. She is the first Miss Thailand Universe that received the special award at Miss universe Pageant.

In Miss Universe Pageant 2006 at Los Angeles, Charm Osathanond was placed in the Top 20. She was the first Thailand's semi-finalist in 18 years after Porntip Nakhirunkanok has done in 1988. Osathanond was also the first Miss Thailand Universe who got a placement at Miss Universe Pageant.

In Mexico City where Miss Universe 2007 was held, Farung Yuthithum was one of the semi-finalists in the Top 15 round, which made Thailand called-in the semi-finalist two years in a row.

Titleholders[edit]

Color key

  •      Declared as Miss Universe
  •      Ended as runner-up in Miss Universe
  •      Ended as one of the top semi-finalists in Miss Universe
Year Miss Universe Thailand Province Represented Placement at
Miss Universe
Special awards at
Miss Universe
2014 Pimbongkod Chankaew (Successor) Bangkok TBD
Weluree Ditsayabut (Resigned) Kanchanaburi Did not compete*
2013 Chalita Yaemwannang Bangkok
2012 Nutpimon Farida Waller Krabi
2011 Chanyasorn Sakornchan Chonburi
2010 Fonthip Watcharatrakul Samut Prakan Miss Photogenic,
Best National Costume
2009 Chutima Durongdej Bangkok Miss Photogenic
2008 Gavintra Photijak Chonburi Best National Costume
2007 Farung Yuthithum Pathum Thani Top 15 Semi-Finalist
2006 Charm Onwarin Osathanond Bangkok Top 20 Semi-Finalist
2005 Chananporn Rosjan Bangkok Best National Costume
2004 Morakot Aimee Kittisara Bangkok
2003 Yaowalak Traisurat Nakhon Si Thammarat
2002 Janjira Janchome Phitsanulok
2001 Varinthorn Phadoongvithee Nonthaburi
2000 Kulthida Yenprasert Bangkok

Note:

* Weluree Ditsayabut was resigned from her title and 1st Runner-up Pimbongkod Chankaew will represent Thailand at Miss Universe 2014 pageant.[6]

Winner by Provinces[edit]

Provinces Titles Winning Years
Bangkok 6 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2013
Chonburi 2 2008, 2011
Kanchanaburi 1 2014*
Krabi 1 2012
Samut Prakan 1 2010
Pathum Thani 1 2007
Nakhon Si Thammarat 1 2003
Phitsanulok 1 2002
Nonthaburi 1 2001

* Resigned

By Geographical regions[edit]

As of 2014:

Regions Best Performance
Bangkok Metropolitan 9 title(s) won by Bangkok(6), Nonthaburi(1), Pathum Thani(1), Samut Prakan(1)
Southern 2 title(s) won by Nakhon Si Thammarat(1), Krabi(1)
Eastern 2 title(s) won by Chonburi(2)
Western 1 title(s) won by Kanchanaburi(1)
Central 1 title(s) won by Phitsanulok(1)
Northeastern 0 title(s)
Northern 0 title(s)

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