Miss Tibet in the News Media 2010

"Contestants gear up for Miss Tibet 2010 Pageant"
From NTDTV.com
Tenzin Norzom: "Being a Tibetan woman, this platform is made for our Tibetan girls and most of the girls don't have the guts to participate in this, so for them I want to boost confidence within them, and also if I win the crown then I have lot to do for my country."
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Miss Tibet launches signature campaign for Tibetan cause
Tenzin Norzom, Miss Tibet 2010, joined a signature campaign with activists in Dharamshala on Friday, protesting China's oppression in Tibet. ...

Miss Tibet crowned despite controversy
The new Miss Tibet 2010 has been crowned despite the beauty pageant having been panned by critics as "un-Tibetan." ...

Varanasi beauty is Miss Tibet
Tenzin Norzom, 23, a Varanasi resident, was crowned the new Kingfisher Miss Tibet 2010 on Sunday night at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, Dharamshala. ...

Tenzin Norzom is Miss Tibet
Promising to remain committed to the Tibetan cause, 23-year-old Tenzin Norzom has won the Kingfisher Miss Tibet Pageant 2010 at McLeod Ganj near this Himachal Pradesh hill town, an event organiser said on Monday. ...

La belleza tibetana se apresta para enfrentarse a China
Sin dejarse desanimar por no ser un país reconocido por la comunidad internacional, anoche, en Dharamsala India, actual hogar del Dalai Lama, los tibetanos coronaron a Tenzin Norzom, de 24 años, como Miss Tíbet 2010. ...

Will remain committed to the cause: Miss Tibet
Tenzin Norzom has won the Miss Tibet 2010 contest and the 23-year-old says she will use her title to spread awareness about the Tibetan cause. ...

Tenzin Norzom wins Miss Tibet contest
The ninth edition of the Miss Tibet Beauty Pageant-2010 concluded today with Tenzin Norzom, 24, winning the title here at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts centre. ...

Tenzin Norzom crowned Miss Tibet
23-year old Tenzin Norzom from Varanasi was crowned Kingfisher Miss Tibet 2010 at the beauty pageant's grand finale night here this evening. "I am extremely happy winning the Miss Tibet 2010 crown," Norzom told Phayul.com after winning the title. ...

Tibetan beauties showcase their talents in the Miss Tibet pageant
The second day of the ongoing Miss Tibet pageant witnessed the talk and talent round take place here. The event, organized by the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) has four Tibetan beauties vying for the title. ...

Miss Tibet competition kicks off with swimsuit round
The first phase of a three-day Miss Tibet beauty pageant competition started with a swimsuit round at a local swimming pool here yesterday afternoon. The competition started with four contestants performing a ramp show in swimwear around a mini swimming pool located at a picturesque local on the lap of the Dhauladhar mountain range. ...

Miss Tibet-2010 contest begins
The Kingfisher Miss Tibet Pageant-2010 began today with the four contestants participating in the swimsuit round at Funky Town resort here this afternoon. Three judges checked the participants for confidence, poise and presentation in this round. ...

Kingfisher Miss Tibet Pageant 2010 contestants are ready for first round of the pageant
The four contestants of the Kingfisher Miss Tibet Pageant 2010 are ready for the first round of the pageant — the Swimsuit round, which will be held at Funky Town in Dharamshala. Three judges will check each participant's figure, confidence, poise and presentation in this round. ...

Walking the ramp for Tibet, their lost homeland
They will never make it to a global beauty pageant. But four exiled Tibetan women will still sashay down the ramp here as a "peaceful protest" against Chinese repression and to raise awareness about Tibet's cause. ...

Tibet will be free say beauty queens
Tenzin — crowned Miss Tibet 2009 — may not be able to contest at an international level like her idols did, but she has a dream — that one day Tibet will be independent and then someone would walk the ramp of Miss World or Miss Universe as representative of free Tibet. ...

Exiled Tibetan beauties walk the talk in controversial beauty pageant
Four exiled Tibetan women will strut their stuff on a runway in India to create awareness of China’s repressive rule of their homeland. ...

Contestants gear up for Miss Tibet 2010 Pageant
Tenzin Norzom: "Being a Tibetan woman, this platform is made for our Tibetan girls and most of the girls don't have the guts to participate in this, so for them I want to boost confidence within them, and also if I win the crown then I have lot to do for my country." ...
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Tibetans fight China oppression with beauty
In a couple of days, McLeodganj — seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile — will be witness to a unique beauty pageant, one whose winners cannot participate in any international beauty contest. But, for its organizers, and those waiting to take part, this contest is a form of continuing their protest against "forced occupation of their homeland, Tibet, by the Chinese". ...

Beauty with a cause
Looking ravishing in their stunning outfits, their eyes accentuated with defined lines of kohl, the four finalists of Kingfisher Miss Tibet beauty pageant arrived at Black Magic, DT Mall, Chandigarh, in their effort to promote Tibetan culture and secure international support for the Tibetan cause. ...

Four eves to contest for Miss Tibet 2010 crown

The annual beauty pageant for "Miss Tibet" will witness four contestants vying for the crown this year. ... The participating Tibetan beauties were critical of Chinese tactics in their homeland and they wished to reaffirm their Tibetan identity. ...

Four to vie for Miss Tibet-2010 crown
Four young Tibetan women are competing for this year's Miss Tibet crown, the organiser of the Tibetan beauty pageant announced on Saturday. Yangchen Metok, 19, from Dharamsala, Rinzin Choden, 25, from Bangalore, Tenzin Namchoe, 22, from Bangalore and Tenzin Norzom 23, from Varanasi, are the four contenders for this year's Tibetan beauty title. ...


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