Miss Chinese International Pageant 1988

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Miss Chinese International Pageant 1988
Date October 2, 1988
Presenters Lydia Shum, Philip Chan
Entertainment Leslie Cheung
Venue Lee Theatre, Hong Kong
Broadcaster TVB
Entrants 17
Placements 3
Winner Michelle Reis
 Hong Kong

Miss Chinese International Pageant 1988, the 1st Miss Chinese International Pageant was held on October 2, 1988 in Hong Kong. The pageant was organized and broadcast by TVB in Hong Kong. At the end of the pageant, Run Run Shaw crowned Michelle Reis of Hong Kong as the first Miss Chinese International. Hong Kong would not win the pageant, until 12 years later when Sonija Kwok wins the crown in 2000.

Pageant information[edit]

The theme to this year's pageant is "Chinese Light Shines Throughout the World, TVB Makes New History" 「華裔光采耀全球 無線電視創新猶」. The Masters of Ceremonies were Lydia Shum and Philip Chan. Special performing guest was cantopop singer Leslie Cheung. This is the first year of the pageant, and makes history as the first ever international Chinese pageant.


Placement Contestant City Represented Country Represented
Miss Chinese International 1988 Michelle Reis 李嘉欣 Hong Kong  Hong Kong
1st Runner-Up Tammy Lee 李玉蘭 Seattle  USA
2nd Runner-Up Sharon Kwok 郭秀雲 San Francisco  USA

Special awards[edit]

  • Miss Friendship: Tanya Lim 林綺梅 (Calgary)
  • Miss Photogenic: Michelle Reis 李嘉欣 (Hong Kong)

Contestant list[edit]

No. Contestant Name Represented City Represented Country Age
1 Yuen Mei MAK 麥宛美 Toronto  Canada 20
2 Tammy LEE 李玉蘭 Seattle  USA 21
3 Stephanie CHAN 陳馥荃 Melbourne  Australia 19
4 Wang XU 徐泓 London  United Kingdom 22
5 Sandy HO 何雪儀 Vancouver  Canada 22
6 Lai Nga CHEONG 張麗雅 Tahiti  French Polynesia 25
7 Jasmine NG 黃海蓮 Singapore  Singapore 24
8 Sharon KWOK 郭秀雲 San Francisco  USA 18
9 Michelle Monique REIS 李嘉欣 Hong Kong  Hong Kong 18
10 Vivian TANG 唐惠隱 Montréal  Canada 18
11 Siu Lan CHAN 陳少蘭 Brisbane  Australia 18
12 Marina BENIPAYO 彭美玉 Manila  Philippines 20
13 Rebecca CHAO 趙英華 Taipei  Chinese Taipei 20
14 Tanya LIM 林綺梅 Calgary  Canada 24
15 Shui Lin LEE 李瑞蓮 Scarborough  Canada 21
16 Helena LO BRANCO 白海倫 Macau  Macau 19
17 To Ying YIU 姚道瑩 Sydney  Australia 21

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