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Miss Manila Anie Uson Crowned Miss Chinese World 2023

It was a night of glitz and glamour, with an underlying excitement, at the Manhattan Ballroom of Berjaya Times Square Hotel on 20th May 2023. 17 beautiful ladies of Chinese descent, representing four countries, came together to vie for the prestigious Miss Chinese World 2023 title, a pageant that honours age-old Chinese tradition and culture with a modern touch.

lion troupe ready for performance
lion troupe ready for performance
some of the sponsors
some of the sponsors

It was an eagerly awaited event, as after a long hiatus since the last physical pageant in 2017, the 5th Miss Chinese World 2023 was finally held in Malaysia, with the grand finals on 20th May 2023, a significant date as “520” is homophonic to “I LOVE YOU” in Chinese.

Miss Chinese World pageant title founder Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi flanked by the seven judges of the event
Miss Chinese World pageant title founder Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi flanked by the seven judges of the event
Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi with 13 Miss Malaysia title holders present to lend their support
Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi with 13 Miss Malaysia title holders present to lend their support
panel of judges march in
panel of judges march in

After a gruelling 11 days of competition, culminating in the coronation night, the finalists at this fifth edition of Miss Chinese World 2023 showcased that they were more than gorgeous beauties who were also multitalented and well-versed advocates of Chinese values, matching the theme of the pageant, ‘The Beauty of Hearts, The World of Wisdom’.

opening speech by Miss Chinese World pageant title founder Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi
opening speech by Miss Chinese World pageant title founder Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi
emcees Julianne (L) & Chan Khye (R)
emcees Julianne (L) & Chan Khye (R)
finalists in traditional costumes
finalists in traditional costumes

During pageant week, the finalists were obligated to partake in tourism-related promotional activities and events. Among the popular Points of Interest visited within Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur were Petaling Street, Kwai Chai Hong, Chan She Shu Yuen Clan Ancestral Hall Temple, plus Thean Hou Temple.

finalists in traditional costumes
finalists in traditional costumes
finalists in traditional costumes
finalists in traditional costumes
finalists perform a Chinese cultural dance
finalists perform a Chinese cultural dance

With the objective to promote and preserve Chinese culture, the finalists took to the stage to perform Chinese cultural dances composing the Dun Hwang ‘Fei Tian Dance’, with dances from the Soong and Ching Dynasties.

finalists perform a Chinese cultural dance
finalists perform a Chinese cultural dance
Miss Kuala Lumpur Lim Wen Qi vocal performance in Top 5 Talent Round
Miss Kuala Lumpur Lim Wen Qi vocal performance in Top 5 Talent Round
Miss Tangerang Joan Angeline dance performance in Top 5 Talent Round
Miss Tangerang Joan Angeline dance performance in Top 5 Talent Round

A specially introduced feature at this year’s pageant was the collaboration with MetaLive Sdn. Bhd., whereby a Special Voting Contest is being held via the Metaverse Platform. Members of the public can vote for their favourite Miss Chinese World MetaLive Popularity 2023 within a period of four months from May until 30th September 2023. To vote, log on to http://metaliveworld.io

Qi Pao Parade
Qi Pao Parade
Q&A session with the eventual Miss Chinese World 2023: Miss Manila Anie Uson
Q&A session with the eventual Miss Chinese World 2023: Miss Manila Anie Uson
Miss Manila Anie Uson declared is Miss Chinese World 2023
Miss Manila Anie Uson is declared Miss Chinese World 2023

Ultimately, only one beauty could be Queen. A roar of cheers was heard when crowd favourite Miss Manila Anie Uson was declared the winner by the panel of seven distinguished judges. She was crowned by Miss Chinese World 2017 Yin Zhuo Qun from Shanghai, China. Anie Uson took home a cash prize of RM8,000, a crown, sash, trophy, and scholarship worth RM25,000 by Peninsula College, among other prizes.

Miss Chinese World 2023 victory parade
Miss Chinese World 2023 victory parade
(L-R): 2nd runner-up Miss Melaka Yoong Jia Yi 杨嘉怡, winner Miss Manila Anie Uson & 1st runner-up Miss Tangerang Joan Angelina
(L-R): 2nd runner-up Miss Melaka Yoong Jia Yi 杨嘉怡, winner Miss Manila Anie Uson & 1st runner-up Miss Tangerang Joan Angelina

Here are the full results for 世界华人美后 Miss Chinese World 2023.

1. Winner
Anie Uson 陈毓妮
Manila, Philippines 马尼拉, 菲律宾

2. 1st Runner Up
Joan Angelina 温媛美
Tangerang, Indonesia 丹格朗, 印尼

3. 2nd Runner Up
Yoong Jia Yi 杨嘉怡
Melaka, Malaysia 马六甲, 马来西亚

Subsidiary Titles
1. Best In Traditional Costume 最佳民族服装奖
Kimberlyn Sugianto 郑嘉凌
Pontianak, Indonesia 坤甸, 印尼

2. Best In Talent 最佳才艺奖
Joanne Clare Deaves 祖安
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 亚庇, 马来西亚

3. Miss Symposium Elegant 最佳典雅魅力奖
Kittiyaporn Lanon 李淑真
Si Sa Ket, Thailand 四色菊, 泰国

4. Miss Oriental 最佳东方神韵奖
Lau Koh Sin 刘可欣
Kuching, Malaysia 古晋, 马来西亚

5. ONE DOC Miss Charm最佳魅力奖
Anie Uson 陈毓妮
Manila, Philippines 马尼拉, 菲律宾

6. HAIR DOC Crowning Glory 最佳美发奖
Kimberlyn Sugianto 郑嘉凌
Pontianak, Indonesia 坤甸, 印尼

7. SLIM DOC Best Physique Award 最佳美态奖
Ng Yong Jia 黄咏佳
Perak, Malaysia 霹雳, 马来西亚

8. Miss Carlo Rino Trendy 最佳时尚奖
Parithaniya Sarinsiyaporn 王秀英
Bangkok, Thailand 曼谷, 泰国

9. Miss GINTELL Wellness 最佳健康形象奖
Ng Yong Jia 黄咏佳
Perak, Malaysia 霹雳, 马来西亚

10. Miss KEMM Ambassador 形像大使奖
Berjayneth Chee 齐艾希
Misamis Oriental, Philippines 东米萨米斯, 菲律宾

11. Miss Bio-essence Beautiful Skin 最佳美肤奖
Joan Angelina 温媛美
Tangerang, Indonesia 丹格朗, 印尼

12. Miss Mercato Glamour 最佳优雅气质奖
Yoong Jia Yi 杨嘉怡
Melaka, Malaysia 马六甲, 马来西亚

13. Miss Prife Wellness Beauty 最佳健美奖
Tantri Laurensia 赖秀嫱
Jakarta, Indonesia 雅加达, 印尼

View the full photo album of 世界华人美后 Miss Chinese World 2023 on our official Facebook Page by clicking HERE.

Miss Chinese World 2023 with 1st and 2nd runner-ups pose with the 13 Miss Malaysia title holders and pageant founder Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi
Miss Chinese World 2023 with 1st and 2nd runner-ups pose with the 13 Miss Malaysia title holders and pageant founder Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi
a playful Miss Manila Anie Uson (M), newly crowned Miss Chinese World 2023
a playful Miss Manila Anie Uson (M), newly crowned Miss Chinese World 2023
post-event press conference (L-R): 2nd runner-up Miss Melaka Yoong Jia Yi 杨嘉怡, winner Miss Manila Anie Uson & 1st runner-up Miss Tangerang Joan Angelina, along with pageant title founder Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi
post-event press conference (L-R): 2nd runner-up Miss Melaka Yoong Jia Yi 杨嘉怡, winner Miss Manila Anie Uson & 1st runner-up Miss Tangerang Joan Angelina, along with pageant title founder Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi

Event: Miss Chinese World 2023 Coronation Night
Venue: Manhattan Ballroom, Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 20th May, 2023
Time: 8pm

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