Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Miss Tibet Pageant 2009 from 5-7 June


MCLEOD GANJ, India, 25 March 2009 — Miss Tibet Pageant 2009 will be held from 5-7 June. The finale will be held on the 7th at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, Dharamshala.

There will be seven rounds of competitions to be crowned the title and the cash prize of one lakh (100,000) rupees (2,000 USD approx.) for the winner. The second place will receive 50,000 rupees and the third place will receive 25,000 rupees.

Those young Tibetan women interested to participate in the pageant can apply through the online application. The deadline is approaching soon.
The participants will arrive in Mcleod Ganj on 28 May. A week's training will be provided from 29 May to 4 June that will include yoga, stage craft and dance. Orientation on Tibetan history, culture, language and current affairs will also be a part of the training. The participants will visit the Tibetan government-in-exile, schools and other institutions during the excursions.

Swimsuit round will be on the 5th at Asia Health Resorts. Rounds two and three on the 6th - the Speech and the Talent - will be held at TIPA.

The finale on the 7th evening at TIPA will have four rounds - Introduction, Evening gown, Traditional costume and the Interview.

The funds for the pageant has been coming from the director's own pockets over the years. However, Gyalnor Tsewang, a member of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile and a buniessman from Nepal, contributed 50,000 rupees in the last year's pageant. Anybody would like to sponsor or contribute to the pageant may use the PayPal button or contact us.

Tashi Dele! :)

Lobsang Wangyal