Miss Universe Thailand
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Official logo of Miss Universe Thailand pageant
The Miss Universe Thailand (Thai: มิสยูนิเวิร์สไทยแลนด์) is a beauty pageant that has been held every year since 2000. The pageant was originally called Miss Thailand Universe. In 2012 name of the pageant was changed to Miss Universe Thailand, with winners competing in the Miss Universe pageant. Accordingly, Miss Universe Thailand is not related to the previous franchises of Miss Thailand or Miss Thailand World.
The reigning Miss Universe Thailand 2016 is Chalita Suansane, who was crowned on July 21, 2016 in Bangkok by Aniporn Chalermburanawong, Miss Universe Thailand 2015. She represented Thailand at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant in Manila placing within the top 6. Thailand is a part of global major pageants.
In 2000, Bangkok Broadcasting & T.V. Co., Ltd. (Channel 7) was awarded the rights to host the Miss Thailand Universe pageant and to send a Thai representative to compete at Miss Universe. This came after the Miss Thailand Organization lost its license from the Miss Universe Organization. Kulthida Yenprasert was crowned the first Miss Thailand Universe in March 2000.
In 2012, The name of the pageant was changed to Miss Universe Thailand and was broadcast on Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5 until 2013.
In 2014, Miss Universe Thailand pageant moved to broadcast on Channel 3. In 2015, Miss Universe pageant move to broadcast on Channel 7
Performance at Miss Universe
In 2005, Thailand hosted Miss universe Pageant again after the year 1992, Chananporn Rosjan, Miss Thailand Universe 2005, won the Best National Costume award in her country. She is the first Miss Thailand Universe that received the special award at Miss universe Pageant.
In Miss Universe Pageant 2006 at Los Angeles, Charm Osathanond was placed in the Top 20. She was the first Thailand's semi-finalist in 18 years after Porntip Nakhirunkanok won in 1988. Osathanond was also the first Miss Thailand Universe who got a placement at Miss Universe Pageant.
In Mexico City where Miss Universe 2007 was held, Farung Yuthithum was one of the semi-finalists in the Top 15 round, which made Thailand called-in the semi-finalist two years in a row.
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- Finished as one of the quarter-finalists
- Finished as one of the semi-finalists
- Finished as one of the finalists
- Miss Thailand
- Miss Thailand World
- Miss Teen Thailand
- Thailand representatives at Miss International
- Thailand representatives at Miss Earth