Beautiful Theint Zar Chi became Miss Myanmar Mandalay Region


Twenty-year-old model Theint Zar Chi came out as the winner of Miss Myanmar Mandalay Region 2018, outdoing seventeen other contestants in the prestigious annual beauty pageant that vets the best talents in the industry, held at the Amarapura Ballroom of Hilton Mandalay on 25 February 2018.

Belmond Lee said, “As the venue sponsor of Miss Myanmar Mandalay Region 2018, we would like to join in the collaborative effort to promote the best talents in Myanmar, a country blessed with lovely nature and natural resources as well as rich culture and tradition. We also see a crucial importance in empowering women to enable them to play a bigger role in the society, and hope that there will be more and more platforms to meet that goal.”

Ko Win Ko Myint, Mandalay Regional Director of Miss Golden Land Myanmar Organization said, “Like a tapestry, Myanmar is made up of many societal and cultural elements. What we’re doing through our annual pageants is to build on that richness and at the same time showcase the beauty of Myanmar and its people, promote tourist destinations and raise international public awareness about this nation we call home.”

With her current title as Miss Myanmar Mandalay Region 2018, Theint Zar Chi will compete against other regional winners in the Grand Final of Miss Golden Land Myanmar, to be held in Yangon at the end of this year. Held by Miss Golden Land Myanmar Charity Organization, the contest selects

Myanmar representatives in international beauty pageants, such as Miss Earth, Miss Supranational, and Miss Intercontinental, as well as other titles that include Miss Tourism, Face of Beauty and Miss Globe. Past winners have gone on to build successful careers in modeling and entertainment, among them Chuu Sitt Han (Face of Beauty Myanmar 2015), M Ja Seng (Miss Grand Myanmar 2014) and

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