MCLEOD GANJ, India, 22 October 2016
The Miss Tibet Pageant 2017 will take place from 2 to 4 June 2017. Aspiring young Tibetan women can send their application online from 1 December till the end of March.
The criteria are:
- Must have Central Tibetan Administration tax paid up to date. However, this criterion does not apply to a woman coming from Tibet to compete in the Pageant.
- Must be between 17 and 25 years of age.
- Must be a minimum of 165 cm in height.
- Must be unmarried and must not have given birth to a child.
There will be seven rounds: Swimsuit (Day one), Talk and Talent (Day two), Introduction, Gown, Traditional costume and Interview (Finale night).
The topic for the Talk round is chosen by lottery, drawn an hour before the round starts. Each contestant is given the choice to speak on a topic from one of two options they pick in the lottery. The topics are all on Tibet and Tibetan-related issues, such as Tibetan history, culture, language, human rights, environment, women, activism, etc.
In the Talent round, the contestants have to perform an act with no bar in language. The performance would be a minimum of three minutes to maximum five minutes long.
The winner will receive one lakh (100,000) rupees. The First Runner-up 50,000 rupees, and the Second Runner-up 25,000 rupees.
Contact Director for any queries.