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Miss Grand Cambodia 2024 is Sotheary By of Kampong Chhnang

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Miss Kampong Chhnang, Sotheary By, was crowned Miss Grand Cambodia 2024 in a glittering show on Friday, July 12 at Koh Pich Theater in Phnom Penh. The 26-year-old actress and model succeeds last year's winner Phoem Sreyno and will represent Cambodia at Miss Grand International 2024 this October. Sreyneth Ry of Svay Rieng finished as first runner-up while Panhavimealea Dy of Siem Reap, Davy Mach of Ratanakiri, and Phattiya Phou of Battambang were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. The representatives from Kampong Cham, Sreypi Phorn; Kampot, Kunthea Thy; Oddar Meanchey, Socheata Kong; Preah Sihanouk, Thida Pov; Stung Treng, Lida Sin; Takéo, Sovannrothana Morn were the Top 10 finalists and were named fifth runners-up.  This year's competition marked the 10th edition of the Miss Grand Cambodia pageant. Miss Grand International 2023 first runner-up Ni Ni Lin Eain from Myanmar was a special guest. No stranger to pageantry, the new Miss Grand Cambodia is a former

Cambodia's Ly Muy Leang wins Miss Teen International 2024

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The 5th edition of the annual Miss Teen International pageant was held on Sunday, July 7 at the Zee Studios in Jaipur, India. Ly Muy Leang from Cambodia was crowned Miss Teen International 2024 by her predecessor from Venezuela, Bárbara Párraga. The advocate against bullying and discrimination also bagged the Miss Fashion Icon, Miss Multimedia, and Best in Ramp Walk special awards. A total of 28 teen contestants from around the world took part in this year's competition. Anette Marrero of Cuba was named first runner-up, while Oriana Ribeiro of Namibia, Onkatlile Koolatotse of Botswana, and Regina Gonzalez of Mexico were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. The Top 8 finalists were Sejal Gupta of India, Zahra Khairunnisa Setiawan of Indonesia, and Morgan Brooke Greco of the USA. Completing the Top 15 were from the Dominican Republic, Delylah Sophia Tineo; Germany, Aylin Kart; Mongolia Solongo Jargalsaikhan; Netherlands, Mevy Lumamuly; Spain, Camila Gomes Garcia; V

Miss Supranational 2023 Andrea Aguilera visits Cambodia

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Reigning Miss Supranational Andrea Aguilera touched down in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Thursday, October 19 for a 3-day visit to the country. The Ecuadorian beauty queen stunned in a Konrad Bikowski dress as she was reunited during her arrival with her fellow Supra sister, Miss Supranational Cambodia 2023 Chily Tevy. Joining her on this trip were Miss Supranational President Gerhard Parzutka von Lipinski and International Operations Manager Andre Sleigh. Andrea changed into a beautiful traditional Cambodian dress and had a wonderful time exploring the sights of Cambodia's capital city including the Royal Palace and Watt Phnom. After Cambodia, Miss Supranational 2023 is expected to continue her Asian tour to the Philippines on October 22 and Vietnam on October 27. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Supranational (@misssupranational) Photos: Miss Supranational / Instagram

Miss International Cambodia 2023 is Alyna Somnang

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Former Miss Universe Cambodia, Alyna Somnang, has been officially appointed by the Miss Cambodia organization as Miss International Cambodia 2023. The 22-year-old model and actress who is currently pursuing her MBA degree in international relations will represent her country at the 61st Miss International pageant. No stranger to pageantry, Alyna was previously crowned Miss Universe Cambodia 2019 and went on to participate in the 68th Miss Universe which was held in Georgia, USA. The new Miss International Cambodia is an advocate for education who has been actively promoting the importance of staying in school during her various community projects since 2019. She wants to encourage the youth to study hard and achieve their dreams to break the chain of poverty. Miss International 2023 is scheduled to take place at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan this coming October. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Elina Somnang-សំណាងអេលីណា (@s.alyna

Miss Universe Cambodia 2023 is John Sotima

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John Sotima was crowned Miss Universe Cambodia 2023 on Thursday, September 7 at Bayon TV Steung Meanchey Studio in Phnom Penh. The 23-year-old beauty representing Kampong Cham bested over 30 other competitors to win the national title. She will now prepare to represent Cambodia at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this coming November. Sai Fhon of Phnom Penh was announced as the first runner-up while Vannak Bormey of Svay Rieng, Channa Pisey of Battambang, and Kolianne Mailfait of Prey Veng were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Universe Cambodia is no stranger to pageantry as she has already joined the national pageant in 2019 and placed second runner-up. She was then named Miss Tourism Cambodia and went on to compete in Miss Tourism International 2019 in Malaysia where she was awarded the title Dreamgirl of the Year International. Road to the 72nd Miss Universe: View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝐌𝐢𝐬𝐬 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬

Miss Grand Cambodia 2023 is Phoem Sreyno of Phnom Penh

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Phoem Sreyno bested 24 other competitors to be crowned Miss Grand Cambodia 2023 on Saturday, August 19 at Koh Pich Theater in Phnom Penh. The 25-year-old beauty from the Cambodian capital city will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Grand Internationa 2023 to be held in Vietnam this October. Anna Koy of Kratié was named first runner-up while Leakena In of Pailin, Sreynit Sou of Kampong Thom, and Men Nong Nith of Preah Sihanouk were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Reigning Grand International Isabella Menin from Brazil graced the event as a special guest. She was accompanied by Teresa Chaivisut, vice president of the MGI organization. The new Miss Grand Cambodia succeeds last year's winner Pich Votey Saravody who placed in the Top 10 and was declared fifth runner-up at Miss Grand International 2022 held in Indonesia. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗯𝗼𝗱𝗶𝗮 (@missgrandcambodiaofficial) Ph

Miss Universe Cambodia 2023: Meet the contestants

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Following their interviews, 35 contestants vying for Miss Universe Cambodia 2023 officially received their sashes on Thursday's opening ceremony held in Phnom Penh. The national final and coronation show will be held on September 7 at the Bayon TV Steung Meanchey Studio in Cambodia's capital city. This year's winner under the new license holder Mohahang Production will represent Cambodia at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador this November. Who will become the 5th Miss Universe Cambodia? Meet the contestants: View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝐌𝐢𝐬𝐬 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐦𝐛𝐨𝐝𝐢𝐚 (@miss.universecambodia.official) Banteay Meanchey - Phorn Likhi Battambang - Channa Pisey Kampong Cham - John Sotima Kampong Chhnang - Sen Kasima Kampong Speu - Thorn Aleap Kampong Thom - Rouen Nareth Kampot - Ly Sovanreaksmey Kandal - Sok Soriyachantrea Kep - Soeun Sokunthea Khmer Australia - Sopha Mien Khmer Canada - La Srey Mech Khmer France - Ly Horng Khmer K

Miss Universe Cambodia 2023 kicks off in Phnom Penh

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Miss Universe Cambodia 2023 officially kicked off with the opening ceremony held on Thursday, July 27 at Bayon TV Steung Meanchey Studio in Phnom Penh. Thirty-five contestants who were chosen following an interview round also received their official sashes with the name of the Cambodian provinces they represent during the glittering show hosted by Leak Monyanita, Vorn Sela, and Kim Anna. Three important events will be held this August — the swimsuit competition (August 24), the national costume (August 28), and the preliminary (August 30). The much-awaited final and coronation night is set for September 7. At the culmination of this year's pageant, one contestant will walk away with a new crown inspired by Banteay Srei temple and the opportunity to represent Cambodia at Miss Universe 2023 in El Salvador. For the first time since its debut at Miss Universe 2017, the national competition has allowed transgender women to participate under the directorship of In Sophin. Here are the im

Miss Supranational Cambodia 2023 is Chily Tevy

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Former Miss Grand Cambodia, Chily Tevy, was crowned Miss Supranational Cambodia 2023 on Saturday, April 1 at the Grand Ballroom of Morgan Tower in Koh Pich, Phnom Penh. The 26-year-old model representing Kampong Thom edged out 17 other contestants to win the national beauty pageant. She succeeded last year's titleholder and first-ever Miss Supranational Cambodia Leakena In. Khemma Metayer of Kep finished as first runner-up while Leak Monyanita of Battambang, Houn Srey Khouch of Phnom Penh, and Yi Srey Pov of Rattanakiri were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Supranational Cambodia is no stranger to pageantry. She was named Miss Grand Cambodia 2020 and competed during the 8th Miss Grand International edition where she was voted (Country's Choice of the Year) into the Top 20. "I love Cambodia, you are my heart and I will fulfill this role to the best of my ability," she wrote on social media shortly after winning her title. Chily will

Mister Supranational Cambodia 2023 is Vorn Sela

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Vorn Sela has been proclaimed Mister Supranational Cambodia 2023 on Sunday, April 2 at the Grand Ballroom of Morgan Tower in Koh Pich, Phnom Penh. The 25-year-old vlogger representing Pursat bested 39 other competitors to win the national male pageant. He is not a stranger to pageantry, having won the title of Mister Cambodia 2019. Thul Makara was named Mister Grand Cambodia 2023 (for Mister Grand International 2023) while Rim HakHeng, Dy Van Da, and Chhin Dara completed the Top 5 finalists. The new Mister Supranational Cambodia succeeded last year's winner Lao Panha and will now prepare to represent his country at Mister Supranational 2023 in Poland this July. Cambodia made its debut at the Mister Supranational competition in 2022. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mister Supranational Cambodia 2023 🏆🇰🇭 (@vorn__sela) Photos: Mister Supranational Cambodia, Vorn Sela / Instagram RELATED POST: Miss Supranational Cambodia 2023 is Chily Tevy

Cambodia's Manita Hang is in the Philippines to train for Miss Universe

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Miss Universe Cambodia 2022 Manita Hang arrived in Manila, the Philippines on Wednesday, September 7 to train for the 71st Miss Universe pageant. The Cambodian-French beauty, who also just celebrated her 24th birthday, was accompanied by her national director Romyr Libo-on and her mother. When asked by Missosology about her impression of the Philippines so far, she said: "So far, well, it's big! It's different from Cambodia but we can see that it's still in Asia though, and it's really, well, different and I'm really excited to see a lot more of the country." "We all know that the Philippines is well-known for beauty pageants so I think this is the best country and a really good opportunity for me to be able to build up my skills for the competition," she replied to what made her decide to train in the country.  Before her training kick off with beauty pageant camp Kagandahang Flores (KF), Manita has her schedule packed with traveling, attending