Miss Universe Thailand

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Miss Universe Thailand
Miss Universe Thailand Pageant Official Logo.png
Official logo of Miss Universe Thailand pageant
Formation 2000; 17 years ago (2000)
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Bangkok
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss Earth
Official language
Thai
Managing Director
Chichaya Karnasuta
Key people
Surang Prampree
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. Accordingly, Miss Universe Thailand is not related to the previous franchises of Miss Thailand or Miss Thailand World.

The reigning Miss Universe Thailand 2016 is Chalita Suansane, who was crowned on July 21, 2016 in Bangkok by Aniporn Chalermburanawong, Miss Universe Thailand 2015. She represented Thailand at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant in Manila placing within the top 6. Thailand is a part of global major pageants.

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 moved to broadcast on Channel 3. In 2015, Miss Universe pageant move to broadcast on Channel 7

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 won 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.

In Miss Universe 2015, Aniporn Chalermburanawong placed in the Final 10, making her Thailand's first placement in eight years, and first Top 10 in 27 years.

The following pageant Miss Universe 2016, Chalita Suansane won an online fan vote and advanced into the Final 6.

Titleholders[edit]

Color Key
  •      Finished as one of the quarter-finalists
  •      Finished as one of the semi-finalists
  •      Finished as one of the finalists
Year Miss Universe Thailand Province Represented Placement at Miss Universe Special Awards
2017
TBA
TBA
TBA
2016 Chalita Suansane Samut Prakan
Top 6
Winner Fan Vote
2015 Aniporn Chalermburanawong Lampang
Top 10
Best National Costume
2014 Pimbongkod Chankaew Bangkok
2013 Chalita Yaemwannang Nakhon Ratchasima
2012 Nutpimon Farida Waller Krabi
2011 Chanyasorn Sakornchan Chonburi Best National Costume (2nd Runner-up)
2010 Fonthip Watcharatrakul Samut Prakan Best National Costume
Miss Photogenic
2009 Chutima Durongdej Bangkok Miss Photogenic
Best National Costume (2nd Runner-up)
2008 Gavintra Photijak Nong Khai Best National Costume
2007 Farung Yuthithum Pathum Thani
Top 15
2006 Charm Onwarin Osathanond Bangkok
Top 20
2005 Chananporn Rosjan Bangkok Best National Costume
2004 Morakot Aimee Kittisara Bangkok
2003 Yaowalak Traisurat Nakhon Si Thammarat Best National Costume (Top 10)
2002 Janjira Janchome Phitsanulok
2001 Varinthorn Phadoongvithee Nonthaburi
2000 Kulthida Yenprasert Bangkok
1954-1999 represent from Miss Thailand

Note: In 2014, Pimbongkod Chankaew, 1st Runner-up of Miss Universe Thailand 2014 represented Thailand at Miss Universe 2014 pageant[2]

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