Miss Universe Thailand
Logo of Miss Universe Thailand pageant.
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, 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. 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.
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. Pimbongkod Chankaew 1st Runner-up will be the representative for Thailand at the Miss Universe 2014 pageant.
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
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.
- 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
|Special awards at
|2014||Pimbongkod Chankaew (Successor)||Bangkok||TBD|
|Weluree Ditsayabut (Resigned)||Kanchanaburi||Did not compete*|
|2012||Nutpimon Farida Waller||Krabi|
|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|
Winner by Provinces
|Bangkok||6||2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2013|
|Nakhon Si Thammarat||1||2003|
By Geographical regions
As of 2014:
|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)|
- Miss Thailand
- Miss Thailand World
- Miss Grand Thailand
- Miss Teen Thailand
- Thailand representatives at Miss International
- Thailand representatives at Miss Earth
- Thailand representatives at Miss Intercontinental
- Miss Thailand Universe change broadcast to Channel 5
- Weluree Ditsayabut is Miss Universe Thailand 2014
- Weluree Ditsayabut, Miss Universe Thailand 2014 was resigned
- Miss Universe Thailand Resigns Over 'Execute' Red Shirts Comments
- Miss Universe Thailand 2014 final held on May 17, 2014
- Miss Universe Thailand 2014 was resigned, 1st Runner-up will represent Thailand at Miss Universe 2014