2013.09.28 Miss Universe China Final Pageant Concludes
Miss Universe China 2013 Concludes
JinYe was crowned the new Miss China
More Love Foundation Charity Gala, the final chapter of Miss Universe China 2013 beauty pageant, took place September 28st in Shanghai Jing An Shangri-La Hotel, with 16 contestants vying for the honor of being crowned the country’s Fairest of the Fair.
Jin Ye from Hebei was crowned Miss China 2013, while Liu Lian from Shanghai and Wanghui Ying from Shandong Qingdao were the first and second runners up. There are 2 other special awards “The Best Body” and “The Most Popularity” which goes to contestant number one Wei Shuyu and number 15 Liu Lian. The New Miss China will be awarded a 3.3 million RMB ($520,000) tiara and will compete in the Miss Universe contest in November in Moscow. The gala has generated 4 million RMB, and the receipts of the event will be donated to the Shanghai More Love Foundation earmarked for the International Operations Smile organization to help change children with cleft lip or cleft palate to change their lives.
Beyond appearance, Miss Universe China defines beauty based on personality, talent, intelligence, elegance and soul. In addition to the final top 5 winner awards, contestants have the chance to win the following special awards: Miss Most Popularity, Miss Best Body.
The 90-minute grand finale, which featured a stellar cast of judges, including Super Model Lv Yan, famous China Fashion designer Guo Pei, Public Speaker Chen An zhi, 2011 Miss China Luo Zilin, and executive vice president of Shangri-la Hotels and Corporate Office in China Cetin Sekercioglu saw participants competing in the areas of swimsuit, evening gown, performing art and Q/A.
Famous Chinese movie star, song writer and producer Karen Mok is awarded the “Yue-Sai Annual Award” in order to appreciate her contribution to the charity and success on her career, Karen Mok has certainly set a positive example for the Chinese women and children.
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