Miss Tibet in the Media 2003

Multi Media Miss Tibet

KeralaNext News | Tibetan beauty goes from tending cattle to winning pageants
December 24: As a child she tended cattle at a farm before her family fled China and now, at 20, Dolma Tsering, the first Miss Tibet, is becoming an icon for young Tibetans in India, Nepal and elsewhere. Slant-eyed, lissom beauty Dolma made history last year ...

South Asia Monitor | Prince Charles cheerful in company of beauty queens
October 30: If Prince Charles appeared tired on arriving in India, he was his usual cheery self in the company of beauty queens and President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam the next day, the British media reported. ...

Telegraph | India gives Prince a beautiful welcome
October 30: Garlands and beauty queens greeted the Prince of Wales yesterday as he began his fifth official visit to India, his first for 11 years. ...

AFP | Prince Charles talks to Indian president, meets Tibetan beauty queen
October 30: Britain's Prince Charles spent his first full day in India since visiting with his late wife Princess Diana 11 years ago meeting with India's president and attending a fashion show by Tibetan exiles. ...

Prince Charles with Miss Tibet 2003 Tsering Kyi

The Indian Express | No runners-up at Miss Tibet but Tibetans are celebrating
October 19: Twenty-year-old Tsering Kyi, dressed in traditional Tibetan finery, was crowned Miss Tibet 2003 at a non-descript day school at Majnu Ka Tila on Saturday night. Kyi, who was the lone finalist, hopes that her parents in the Amdo province of north-eastern Tibet will hear of her achievement on the Radio Free Asia network. She has no way of communicating with them. ...

BBC News | Crisis for Miss Tibet contest
2 October 2003. It's only one year old and only one contestant turned up for this week's contest. She is 20-year-old Tsering Kyi. "We declared her Miss Tibet," said competition organiser Lobsang Wangyal. ...

The Times of India | Miss Tibet: She was the only one...
October 2: The curtain came down on the much-hyped second Shamabala Miss Tibet contest even before it started as only one out of the ten contestants arrived to take part in it. ...

Hindustan Times | Lone contender crowned Ms Tibet
October 2: When the idea of staging a Miss Tibet beauty pageant was first mooted, it was dubbed an ingenious way to endorse the cause of Tibet. ...

BBC News | Prince praises Indian trade
October 2: Later he met an Indian beauty queen when he stopped at the Tibetan community of Majnu Ka Tilla. ... she posed for photographs with Charles alongside 20-year-old Miss Tibet Tsering Kyi. ...

The Times of India | Will Miss Tibet contest be terminated?
October 2: With the second Miss Tibet contest getting an extremely poor response, doubts have been raised on whether this event should be continued or be terminated once and for all. ...

Corbis Sygma | Images of Miss Tibet Pageant
(Also, go to the main Corbis site, type 'miss tibet' in the search box, and select 'Search in news' to see many Miss Tibet images.

The Tribune | Caught between culture and tradition
August 16: Never mind if Hollywood actor-director, Richard Gere, a die-hard Tibet supporter and one of Dalai Lama's many high-profile disciples, scoffed at exiled Tibetan youths' passion for beauty and fashion. This has in no way deterred Tibetan youth determined to go ahead with the second Miss Tibet contest, ...

AFP | Miss Tibet, Miss China bridge political gap
April 1: Beauty queens often trot out well-worn pledges to work for world peace, but the first Miss Tibet showed there may be some truth to the line when she was seen chatting to Miss China at a pageant on Tuesday. ...

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