Thai Model Crowned Transgender Beauty Queen Title

Posted on:13 Mar 2017 09:55:16
Thai Model Crowned Transgender Beauty Queen Title
13 March 2017 Current Affairs: Thailand’s Model, Jiratchaya Sirimongkolnawin was crowned Miss International Queen 2016 on March 10, 2017 in the 12th edition of the beauty pageant event in Pattaya City, Thailand.

Miss International Queen began in the year 2004 and has been held annually in Pattya City since then and is considered the largest and the most popular transgender pageant of the world.

The 12th edition of the show was to be held in November 2016 but was postponed due to the national mourning of the death of Thailand’s king.

iv. The beauty pageant brings together transgender people from around the world and is held to help transgender women feel more accepted by society.

The 25-year old Jiratchaya beat 24 other contestants for the crown. Besides, Brazil’s Nathalie Oliveira won the second place while Venezuala’s Andrea Collazo was awarded the third position.

Miss Sirimongkolnawin is a former dental health student at Srinakharinwirot University. She now works as a model and fashion designer.

 

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