Gonyi Aye Thaw was crowned Miss Myanmar International 2013 at the national finale held for the second time at Myanmar Convention Center (MCC) in Yangon on Sunday February 23, 2013. The beauty from Mandalay is 23 years old and stands 1.67 m. She will represent the country in the upcoming Miss International 2013 beauty pageant.
Miss Myanmar International 2012 Nang Khin Zay yar & Miss Myanmar International 2013 Gonyi Aye Kyaw
Gonyi Aye Thaw, Miss Myanmar International 2013
The first runner-up was Zhun Than Zin, the second runner-up was Sweety Ko. Top 5 completed with Thun Hsu Dra and San Nan Htike.
Organized by Union of Myanmar Tourism Federation (MTF) in cooperation with Myanmar Tourism Services Co.,Ltd, the contest aims to promote the nation’s tourism industry and raise public attention to the tourism sector. A total of 20 contestants aged between 18 and 25 having good talent, general knowledge on tourism industry and English language, were allowed to compete with three kinds of dresses involving traditional dresses to represent one of the national ethnics, sports and evening wear.
The special talent show where contestants can reveal their own talent was also attached with the event.
Meanwhile, last year winner, Nan Khin Zay Yar, participated in the Miss International Beauty Pageant 2012 in Okinawa, Japan, where she won the People’s Choice Award, as well as the Miss Internet Award as a result of earning 21.5 million online votes.
It was the first time Myanmar had participated in the Miss International Beauty Pageant in 50 years.
Gonyi Aye Thaw profile:
Contest No – 18
Name – Gonyi Aye Thaw
Age – 25
Size – B = 31.5
W = 24.5
H = 36
Weight (lbs) – 112
Height – 5’ 5”
Place of Birthday – Mandalay
Father Name – U Aye Kyaw
Religion – Buddhist
Nationality – Burmese
Education Level – BA (English), Intl; Diploma in Computer Study (UK)
English – Good
Other Language Skill –
Hobby – Art, Public Relation, Reading, Taking care of Animals
Other Skill – Art, Public Relation