1. Miss Culture Charity Night 2016

1. Miss Culture Charity Night 2016

Wow! What a unique event it was when three major cultures and traditions of Malaysia were blended together for a charity beauty pageant. The contest saw the simultaneous crowning of Miss Kebaya, Miss Saree and Miss Cheongsam.

2. a donation of RM10,000 to the Perak Association for Intellectually Disabled

2. a donation of RM10,000 to the Perak Association for Intellectually Disabled

3. YWCA is another beneficiary of the night

3. YWCA is another beneficiary of the night

Organised by the Kinta Cultural & Tourism Association for the 13th year, the proceeds raised from the occasion were donated to needy non-profit organisations. This year’s beneficiaries were the Perak Association for Intellectually Disabled and Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA).

4. six contestants for Miss Cheongsam

4. six contestants for Miss Cheongsam

5. six contestants for Miss Saree

5. six contestants for Miss Saree

The 18 contestants, six each in kebaya, saree and cheaongsam categories, ranged in age from 17 to 58. All of them had their own fan base as evident from the rousing cheers they received during the self-introductory round.

6. six contestants for Miss Kebaya

6. six contestants for Miss Kebaya

7. energetic dancers from Creative Latin Dance Academy

7. energetic dancers from Creative Latin Dance Academy

The contestants were narrowed down to the top two finalists for each category, and then they were once again judged for their eloquence during the Question & Answer session.

8. young Latin dancer Hilton Ho

8. young Latin dancer Hilton Ho

9. dhol performance

9. dhol performance

After some tense moments, the winners were declared and the queens were crowned by Claris Chook, Mrs Malaysia Asia International 2016 “Timeless Beauty”. And the victors were: Miss Kebaya Nur Zuraina, Miss Saree K. Uma Mageswary and Miss Cheongsam Sandra Liew.

10. the six semi-finalists - two from each category

10. the six semi-finalists – two from each category

11. one of the judges, Mrs Malaysia Asia International 2016

11. one of the judges, Mrs Malaysia Asia International 2016 “Timeless Beauty” Claris Chook Miew Yee

Each of them took home a tiara, sash, trophy and cash. Congratulations to all the winners!

12. and the Queens are crowned....

12. and the Queens are crowned….

13. it's a wrap!

13. it’s a wrap!

Event: Miss Culture Charity Night 2016
Venue: Kinta Riverfront Hotel, Ipoh
Date: 13th Aug, 2016
Time: 7.30pm

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