Miss Chinese Taipei

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Miss Taiwan Beauty Association
MottoTalents representative of Chinese culture
Formation1960
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersTaipei
Location
Official language
Taiwanese Mandarin

Miss Chinese Taipei (or well-known as Miss Taiwan) is a national Beauty pageant in the Chinese Taipei since 1960.

History[edit]

1960–1964[edit]

Early in 1960 the Space Mass Communication sponsored the Taipei beauty contest and named as "Miss Republic of China". The winners became a talent representative of Chinese culture on world stages such as Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss International as "Miss Republic of China". The pageant existed between 1960-1964. The first title holder of 1960 was Janet Lin Chin-Yi who competed at the first annual Miss International 1960 in Long Beach, United States.[1]

1988–2004[edit]

After 24 years Miss Republic of China stopped the annual competition in 1988 the pageant was revived with the 37th Miss Universe on May 24, 1988. Jade Hu Fei-Tsui, Miss Republic of China 1988 competed at the Miss Universe pageant. In 1993 the Miss Taiwan was not held annually. In 2004 was the last time Taiwan competed at the Miss Universe as "Miss Chinese Taipei" after Miss Taiwan 2003 Baverly Chen wore the Miss Taiwan sash she was not allowed to do so at the Miss Universe contest.[2][3][4]

Titleholders[edit]

The following is a list of all Miss Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) titleholders since 1960.

Year Miss Chinese Taipei Chinese Name Notes
2019/2020 TBD TBD Miss Taiwan
2017/2018 Kao Man-jung 高曼容 Miss Taiwan
2015/2016 Chan Chan 陳海琳 Miss Taiwan
2013/2014 Yan Yu-Yao 楊于瑤 Miss Taiwan
2011 Jenny Lu 盧貞伶 Miss Taiwan
2009 邱于婷 Miss Taiwan
2008 Jamie Lin 林洁明 Miss Chinese Taipei; Miss World Chinese Taipei
2006 Sasha Li 林羿汎 Miss Chinese Taipei
2005 Kimberly Chin 陳家嘉 Miss Chinese Taipei; competed at Miss Chinese International 2005
2004 Janie Hsieh 謝宜臻 Miss Chinese Taipei; last Miss Universe Chinese Taipei in history
2003 Beverly Chen Szu Yu 陳思羽 Miss Chinese Taipei
2001 Chiang Hsin Ting 江欣婷 Miss Taiwan
2000 Lei-Ann Chang 張理安 Miss Chinese Taipei
1999 Vivi Wang Wan Fei 王婉霏 Miss Taiwan R.O.C.
1998 Annie Tsai 蔡慧瑛 Miss Taiwan R.O.C.
1997 Chiou Kai Ti 邱凱蒂 Miss Taiwan R.O.C.
1996 Chen Hsiao Fen 陳曉芬 Miss Taiwan R.O.C.
1995 Liao Chia Yi 廖家儀 Miss Taiwan R.O.C.
1994 Joanne Wu Chung Chun 吳忠君 Miss Taiwan R.O.C.
1992 Shih Hsiu Chieh 施秀潔 Miss China/Taiwan
1991 Lin Shu Chuan 林樹娟 Miss Republic of China
1990 Wen Tzui Pin 溫翠蘋 Miss Republic of China
1989 Chen Yen Ping 陳燕萍 Miss Republic of China
1988 Jade HU Fei Tsui 胡翡翠 The 37th Miss Universe 1988 held in Taiwan
1964 Lana Yu 于 儀 Miss Republic of China
1962 Helen Liu 劉秀嫚 Miss Republic of China
1961 Lily Wang 汪麗玲 Miss Republic of China
1960 Janet Lin 珍妮特林 Miss Republic of China

International pageants[edit]

Miss Universe Chinese Taipei[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
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
Year Miss World 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 Taiwan[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Miss International Chinese Taipei Placement Special Awards
2018 Kao Man-jung TBD TBD
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 Chinese Taipei[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Miss Earth Chinese Taipei Placement Special Awards
2017 Amelie Zhao Unplaced 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Talent (Group 2)
2016 Joanne Peng Unplaced
2015 Ting Wen Yin Did not compete
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. ^ "Three Who Walk in Beauty". taiwantoday.tw. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Miss Universe 1988". globalbeauties.com. Retrieved 11 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Miss Republic of China 1988". globalbeauties.com. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Miss Taiwan in Beauty Pageant Shocker". taipeitimes.com. Retrieved 11 July 2003.