Miss Chinese Taipei

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Miss Chinese Taipei
Miss Taiwan
Miss Taiwan ROC
Formation 1961
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Taipei
Location
Membership
Miss Earth
Miss International
Official language
Taiwanese Mandarin

Miss Chinese Taipei or Miss Taiwan is a national Beauty pageant in the Chinese Taipei.

Titleholders[edit]

Miss Taiwan/Chinese Taipei[edit]

The following is a list of all Miss Chinese Taipei titleholders since 1961.

Miss Chinese Taipei
1961 Lily Wang Li-Ling 1962 Helen Liu Shiu-Man 1964 Lana Yu Yi
1988 Jade Hu Fei-Tsui 1989 Chen Yen Ping 1990 Wen Tzui-Pin
1991 Lin Shu-Chuan 1992 Shih Hsiu Chieh 1993 Virginia Long Wei-Yen
1994 Joanne Wu Chung-Chun 1995 Liao Chia-Yi 1996 Chen Hsiao-Fen
1997 Chiou Hai Ta 1998 Annie Tsai 1999 Wang Wan-Fei
2000 Chang Lei-Ann 2001 Chiang Hsin-Ting 2002 Beverly Chen Szu-Yu
2003 Janie Hsieh Yu-Chen 2004 Dorothy Chu Yi-Hui 2005 Hsu Su-Jung
2006 Liu Tzu-Hsuan 2007 Hung Tzu-Wei 2008 Jamie LIN Chieh-min
2009 Chen Yi-Chih 2010 Chen Yi-Wei 2011 Ying Kuei Li
2012 Yu Nian-yu 2013 Chang Shao-Chuan 2014 Yang Yuyao[1]
2015 Ting Wen-yin 2016 Joanne Peng 2017 Amelie Zhao

Miss Universe Chinese Taipei[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Between 1961 and 2004 the main winner of Miss Taiwan or Chinese Taipei went to Miss Universe pageant. Due to political reasons, Chinese Taipei does not participate at the annual Miss Universe since 2005.

Between 1961 and 2004 Chinese Taipei wore Republic of China; Taiwan, Republic of China; Taiwan; and Chinese Taipei Sash and has two runners-up in 1962 and 1964 and one semifinalist in 1961.

On 24 May 1988 the 37th Miss Universe pageant was held in Chinese Taipei by Tourism Local Government at Lin Kou Stadium. Miss Thailand, Porntip Nakhirunkanok was crowned by Cecilia Bolocco, Miss Universe 1987 from Chile. The 66 contestants competed in that year.[2]

On 23 May 2003 A tearful Beverly Chen Szu-Yu appeared in a press conference in the midst of the beauty contest to tell reporters the pageant authorities said she could no longer wear her Miss Taiwan sash. She told reporters that due to pressure from the PRC, the pageant authorities said she could only wear the Chinese Taipei sash. Additionally Chen wore the Miss Taiwan sash that she was not allowed to use it by Miss Universe Organization.[3]

Year Miss Chinese Taipei Placement Special Awards
2004 Janie Hsieh Yu-Chen Unplaced
2003 Beverly Chen Szu-Yu Unplaced
2001 Chiang Hsin-Ting Unplaced
2000 Chang Lei-Ann Unplaced
1999 Wang Wan-Fei Unplaced
1998 Annie Tsai Unplaced
1997 Chiou Hai Ta Unplaced
1996 Chen Hsiao-Fen Unplaced
1995 Liao Chia-Yi Unplaced
1994 Joanne Wu Chung-Chun Unplaced
1992 Shih Hsiu Chieh Unplaced
1991 Lin Shu-Chuan Unplaced
1990 Wen Tzui-Pin Unplaced
1989 Chen Yen Ping Unplaced
1988 Jade Hu Fei-Tsui Unplaced
1964 Lana Yu Yi 4th Runner-up
1962 Helen Liu Shiu-Man 3rd Runner-up
1961 Lily Wang Li-Ling Top 15

Miss World Chinese Taipei[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Between 1961 and 2004 the 1st Runner-up of Miss Taiwan or Chinese Taipei went to Miss World pageant. In 2005 the main winner went to the Miss World after withdrawing at the Miss Universe. In 2008 the owner of Miss World franchise in Taiwan is usually coming from different directors. Additionally, due to lack sponsorship Chinese Taipei also does not usually exist in Miss World.

Year Miss Chinese Taipei Placement Special Awards
2013 Chang Shao-Chuan Unplaced
2008 Jamie Lin Chieh-min Unplaced
2005 Hsu Su-Jung Unplaced
2004 Dorothy Chu Yi-Hui Unplaced
2000 Hao Shu-Ting Unplaced
1998 Chen Yi-Ju Unplaced
1997 Fang Su-Ling Unplaced
1996 Chen Hsiao-Fen Unplaced
1995 Hsu Chun-Chun Unplaced
1994 Joanne Wu Chung-Chun Unplaced
1993 Virginia Long Wei-Yen Unplaced
1992 Cheng Wei-Wei Unplaced
1991 Rebecca Lin Lan-Chih Unplaced
1989 Wang Min-Yei Unplaced
1988 Wu Yi-Ning Unplaced
1964 Linda Lin Su-hsing 2nd Runner-up
1962 Roxsana Chiang Unplaced
1961 Grace Li Shiu-ying 1st Runner-up

Miss International Chinese Taipei[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Between 1961 and 1964 the 2nd Runner-up of Miss Taiwan or Chinese Taipei went to Miss International pageant. Began in 2005 Chinese Taipei does exist at the Miss International, the winner of Miss International Chinese Taipei will compete at the Miss International beauty pageant.

Year Miss Chinese Taipei Placement Special Awards
2017 Xie Lingci Unplaced
2016 Ai-Ning Tan Unplaced
2015 Yan Chen-ning Unplaced
2014 Yan Yu-Yao Unplaced
2012 Yu Nian-yu Unplaced
2011 Ying Kuei Li Unplaced
2010 Chen Yi-Wei Unplaced
2009 Chen Yi-Chih Unplaced
2008 Ting Yen Yu Unplaced
2007 Hung Tzu-Wei Unplaced
2006 Liu Tzu-Hsuan Unplaced
2005 Li Yen Chin Unplaced
2000 Chiang Hsin-Ting Unplaced
1964 Philippina Chao Ling-Yu Unplaced
1962 Anne Yui Fang Top 15
1961 Dolly Ma Top 15
1960 Janet Lin Chin-Yi Unplaced

Miss Earth Taiwan[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Miss Chinese Taipei in Miss Earth selects by other agencies but sometimes it will be officially held by Miss Earth Taiwan Organization in Taipei. The winner of the pageant represents the country at the Miss Earth. In Miss Earth, Chinese Taipei actively sends its delegate every year from Miss Chinese Taipei Association.

In 2015 Ting Wen Yin kicked out of Miss Earth pageant for refusing to change Taiwan ROC sash to Chinese Taipei.[4]

Year Miss Chinese Taipei Placement Special Awards
2017 Amelie Zhao Unplaced 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Talent (Group 2)
2016 Joanne Peng Unplaced
2015 Ting Wen Yin Withdrew
2014 Chen Kuan-Lien Unplaced 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Best Talent
2013 Lyu Ying-Li Unplaced
2012 Lu Jen-Ling Unplaced 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Best Talent (Group 1)
2nd, silver medalist(s)
Miss Friendship (Group 1)
2011 Cherry Liu Top 16 Miss Photogenic
2010 Liu Hsing-Jung Unplaced
2009 Chen Yi-Wen Unplaced
2008 Yin Yin Tsai Unplaced
2007 Sonya Lee Unplaced
2006 Chui Yu-Cheng Unplaced
2005 Lin Yi-Fan Unplaced
2004 Angel Wu Unplaced
2001 Liza Chao Yun-Hsiu Unplaced

Other achievements[edit]

  • Macy Shih won the title of Miss Asia Pacific International 1968 (formerly known as Miss Asia Quest) in the Philippines.
  • Wang Wan-Fei awarded as Best National Costume at the Miss Asia Pacific International 1999 in the Philippines.
  • Liu Xiaoou placed as Top 15 semifinalist and awarded as Continental beauty from Asia at the Miss Supranational 2009 in Poland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miss Chinese Taipei 2013". 
  2. ^ "Miss Universe 1988". globalbeauties.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Miss Taiwan in Beauty Pageant Shocker". taipeitimes.com. Retrieved 2003-07-11. 
  4. ^ "Miss Taiwan Withdraws at Miss Earth". shanghaiist.com. Retrieved 2015-11-23.