Miss Tibet 2006


Miss Tibet in the Media

  • > China 'forced Miss Tibet to quit' | BBC
    The Tibetan entrant in an international beauty pageant in Malaysia has blamed China for her expulsion from the event. Tsering Chungtak said that China pressured the competition organisers to replace her "Miss Tibet" sash with one reading "Miss Tibet-China". ...
  • Miss Tibet slams China over expulsion from pageant | AFP
    A Tibetan contestant barred from participating in a Malaysian beauty pageant blamed China on Wednesday for her exclusion from the international event. Tsering Chungtak, who flew back to the Indian capital on Tuesday from the pageant venue in Kuala Lampur, said organisers ordered her to wear a sash marked "Miss Tibet-China" or withdraw from the contest. ...
  • Hope hard to sustain in Tibet's "freedom struggle" | Reuters
    The chatter gave way to rowdy male laughter when Tseten Yangsom began her brief talk on "How Tibetan women play a role in Tibet's freedom struggle." Yangsom, 21, battled on bravely, but I was surely not the only audience member who felt like curling up in embarrassment. This was Miss Tibet 2006, billed as a "beauty pageant with a difference", a celebration of Tibetan girls, somehow – and surely incongruously – doubling as a promotion of the region's struggle against Chinese rule. ...
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