Miss Chinese International Pageant 2000

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Miss Chinese International Pageant 2000
Date February 6, 2000
Presenters Eric Tsang, Jerry Lamb, Anne Heung, Michelle Ye
Entertainment Aaron Kwok
Venue Caesars Palace, Paradise, Nevada, United States
Broadcaster TVB
Entrants 19
Placements 3
Winner Sonjia Kwok
 Hong Kong

The 12th Miss Chinese International Pageant, Miss Chinese International Pageant 2000 was held on February 6, 2000 in Las Vegas. For the first time ever, the pageant moved out of Hong Kong, and was held at Caesars Palace. Miss Chinese International 1999 Michelle Ye of New York, USA crowned Sonija Kwok of Hong Kong as the new winner. The next time Hong Kong wins the pageant would be Grace Chan in 2014.

Pageant information[edit]

The theme to this year's pageant is "The Arrival of the Dragon, The Beauty Pageant of the Millenium" 「龍騰盛世 千禧競艶」. The Masters of Ceremonies were Eric Tsang, Jerry Lamb, as well as Miss Chinese International 1999 Michelle Ye and second runner-up Anne Heung. Special performing guest was cantopop singer Aaron Kwok.


Placement Contestant City Represented Country Represented
Miss Chinese International 2000 Sonjia Kwok 郭羨妮 Hong Kong  Hong Kong
1st Runner-Up Tiffany Yang 楊康怡 Los Angeles  USA
2nd Runner-Up Crystal Pan 潘欣欣 Vancouver  Canada

Special awards[edit]

  • Miss Friendship: Jessie Cheng 成潔 (Melbourne)
  • Miss Internet Popularity: Sonjia Kwok 郭羨妮 (Hong Kong)
  • Miss Vegas Gorgeous: Sonjia Kwok 郭羨妮 (Hong Kong)

Contestant list[edit]

No. Contestant Name Represented City Represented Country Age
1 Katie LEUNG 梁燕琦 London  United Kingdom 24
2 Vivi WANG 王婉霏 Taipei  Chinese Taipei 21
3 Tiffany YANG 楊康怡 Los Angeles  USA 19
4 Janet LAO 勞嫣藍 Montréal  Canada 19
5 Karen CHEN 陳媛 San Francisco  USA 21
6 Alina ZHANG 張萌 Sydney  Australia 18
7 Mimi CHEN 陳伊奇 New York City  USA 21
8 Chin-Ee CHONG 張競以 Singapore  Singapore 21
9 Lang SIM 沈木蘭 Calgary  Canada 23
10 Jessie CHENG 成潔 Melbourne  Australia 22
11 Waraporn SIRISIN 李美嫻 Bangkok  Thailand 21
12 Ava CHAN 陳仙仙 Toronto  Canada 18
13 Ivy VONG 黃咪咪 Manila  Philippines 25
14 Angela CHIU 邱文蕙 Chicago  USA 20
15 Crystal PAN 潘欣欣 Vancouver  Canada 20
16 Sonjia KWOK 郭羨妮 Hong Kong  Hong Kong 25
17 Nancy KAO 高子瑛 Seattle  USA 20
18 Philomena HO 何贊妮 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 23
19 Alvie LIN 林佩蘭 Brisbane  Australia 22

Contestant notes[edit]

-Sonija Kwok went on to Cyprus to compete in the Miss Universe 2000 pageant. She was unplaced, but placed in the top 10 Miss Photogenic online polls. As of 2010, Kwok is also the last representative of Hong Kong to compete in Miss Universe.

-Alina Zhang later became Miss Universe China 2004 and went on to Ecuador to compete in the Miss Universe 2004 pageant. However, she was unplaced. Zhang is the third representative of the mainland China to compete in Miss Universe.

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