Miss Universe Myanmar

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Miss Myanmar
Motto Confidently Beautiful
Formation 1959
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Yangon
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss Grand International
Official language
Burmese
National Director
Soe Yu Wai
Website Official site

Miss Universe Myanmar is a national beauty pageant in Myanmar.

History[edit]

Before creation Miss Myanmar or Miss Universe Myanmar pageant, the name of pageant was Miss Burma.[citation needed] Myanmar debut in 1959 with the name of Burma.[citation needed] Since 1959 to 1961 Myanmar competed at Miss Universe pageant.[citation needed] Since 1962 the local pageant has been banned by the government in unknown reasons.[citation needed]

In 2013, Daw Soe Yu Wai of a local media organization went to New York City to get a license for Miss Universe and make a declaration for Myanmar in returning at the Miss Universe.[citation needed] Her interview with former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo was featured on VOA Burmese, in which VOA reporter Kaye Lin conducted the interview as a translator.[citation needed]

Miss Universe Myanmar 2013[edit]

Moe Set Wine competed in Miss Universe Myanmar 2013 which was held on October 3, 2013 at the National Theatre in Yangon. The competition was organized by the Hello Madam Media Group. This competition was held for the first time since 1961. She won Miss Perfect Skin and Miss Famous titles, voted by fans through the Internet voting system and SMS messages. She became the winner of Miss Universe Myanmar 2013 after the competition. She was the first woman to represent the country in the competition since 1961.[1]

Titleholders[edit]

Boldface indicates winner of the Miss Universe or another International pageant

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

Winner[edit]

The winner of Miss Myanmar represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Since 2013 the name has been changed as Myanmar.[citation needed] Before the name will be using at the pageant, Burma has already used in 1959-1961 era. In 2015, Miss Universe Myanmar Organization crowned two winners, they will compete in Miss Universe 2015 and Miss Universe 2016.[citation needed]

Year Miss Myanmar Represented Placement Special Awards
2018 Hnin Thway Yu Aung Bago TBD
  • TBD
2017 Zun Than Sin[2] Yangon Unplaced
2016 Htet Htet Htun Yangon Unplaced
  • Best National Costume
2015 May Barani Thaw Yangon Unplaced
2014 Sharr Htut Eaindra Yangon Unplaced
2013 Moe Set Wine Yangon Unplaced
  • People's Choice Award by Forum
1961 Myint Myint Khin Yangon Unplaced
1960 Myint Myint May Yangon Unplaced
  • Miss Congeniality
1959 Than Than Aye Yangon Unplaced

First Runner-up[edit]

The second placed of Miss Myanmar goes to Miss Grand International began in 2017. The winning title will be Stop of War ambassador and get full travel to upcoming Miss Grand International contest.

Year Miss Myanmar Represented Placement Special Awards Notes
2018 Su Myat Phoo Naypyitaw TBD TBD Miss Grand Myanmar 2018
2017 Shwe Eain Si Yangon Did not compete - Miss Grand Myanmar 2017 (Dethroned)
2015/16 Han Lay Miss Myanmar 2015 and 2016 held together
2014 Yoon Mhi Mhi Kyaw Miss Perfect Body
2013 Aye Chan Moe Miss Grand Myanmar 2017

Second Runner-up[edit]

The third placed of Miss Myanmar does not go to International pageant. The winning title will be an ambassador of Myanmar.

Year Miss Myanmar Represented Placement Special Awards Notes
2018 Nang Mway Phoung Loong Tachileik Did not compete - -
2017 Ja Dim Kai Myitkyina World Miss Beauty Myanmar 2017
2015/16 Cho Cho Tun Yangon Miss Myanmar 2015 and 2016 held together
2014 Shwe Sin Ko Ko Miss Congeniality
2013 Myat Hnin Phyu -

International pageants[edit]

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

Miss Universe[edit]

Year Miss Myanmar Represented Placement Special Awards
2018 Hnin Thway Yu Aung Bago TBA TBA
United States 2017 Zun Than Sin Yangon Unplaced
Philippines 2016 Htet Htet Htun Yangon Unplaced
  • Best National Costume
United States 2015 May Barani Thaw Yangon Unplaced
United States 2014 Sharr Htut Eaindra Yangon Unplaced
Russia 2013 Moe Set Wine Yangon Unplaced
  • People's Choice Award by Forum
United States 1961 Myint Myint Khin Yangon Unplaced
United States 1960 Myint Myint May Yangon Unplaced
  • Miss Congeniality
United States 1959 Than Than Aye Yangon Unplaced

Miss Grand International[edit]

Year Miss Myanmar Represented Placement Special Awards
2018 Su Myat Phoo Naypyitaw TBA TBA
Vietnam 2017 Aye Chan Moe (Succeeded) Yangon Unplaced
Shwe Eain Si (Dethroned) Yangon Unplaced

Winner Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]