It was a triumphant moments for Charissa Chong when she was announced the winner of Miss Global International Malaysia 2013 here in Eastwood Valley Resort’s main ballroom, Miri. She beat 17 others to the grand title which will see her getting the rights to represent Malaysia in Miss Globe International 2013 scheduled to be held in Albania in September. Her win crushing the dream of first win for Miri city in the much awaited pageant of the year when she beat a local girl to second place.
From left: Julies Lucas, Carissa Chong, Julie Tan.
In the very tense final moments, two contestants having the same score and both awarded the 1st runners up positions by the organizer, which means, there is no 2nd runners up winner. They are Julies Lucas who hails from Miri and Julie Tan from Kuala Lumpur.
Livonia Ricky from Kuching, Elvina Chua from Selangor and Amanda Sue also from Selangor rounded up the top 6 list.
Top 6 finalists from left: Carissa, Livonia, Julies, Julie, Amanda and Elvina.
Eva Yap won Miss Most Beautiful Hair,
while Quek choon Chin won Miss Magic Beauty subtitle.
As expected, Nancy Marcus won the best talent subtitle award,
and Gwendelyn Loh won Miss Charity.
Miss Personality was won by Sharon Kow
while Elvina Chua scooped 3 subtitle awards, Miss Charismatic Vantage, Miss Body Perfect & Miss Eastwood Popularity
In the competition where all of the top 6 finalists gave some very good answers but Carissa’s having the most convincing one. To the judge question which she replied, “The most difficult moment to choose between career or studies and she chose to do both as would like to do something to help her single parent mother and she was delighted that she could proved that she had the strength and courage to do both”.
The opening section saw the contestants dancing together with Sanggar Dewata Kesuma Tari Miri dance group and moments later, the girls were out again in their beautiful cocktail dresses sponsored by Herve Leger by Luxeswinger.com.
After some performances by Misa Luvi dance studio, it was the moment loved by all especially the men, the swimwear round.
The next round saw the seven contestants who ranked the best during the Talent Show the before took the stage and performed again for the crowd here whic was followed by the evening wear round.
The girls were called up once again to the stage and it was for top 6 announcement and the question and answer for each of them followed.
The announcement of winners were done after mementos presentations to the judges and also subtitle winners’ announcements. The top 6 girls were called up to the front and soon after, Amanda Sue was eliminated from the race leaving 5 others fighting their nerve waiting for the result.
Sherine Tan, the 2012 winner at her farewell walk.
We have a tie!….two first runners up winners, Julies and Julie
The crowning moment of Carissa as Miss Global International Malaysia 2013.
Happy moment for the top three winners.
Congratulations to all the winners from PAGEANTIsland. To all the contestants and MGIM crew, we have been together since day one, having through the ups and downs the whole week, yet we survived all the tests. May us not forget the happy moments and wishing the friendship last for a life time.
PAGEANTIsland ingin mengambil kesempatan ini untuk mengucapkan berbanyak terima kasih kepada MGIM Chairlady Marlene Lim kerana berbesar hati menjemput PAGEANTIsland untuk menyaksikan MGIM tahun ketiga berturut-turut. Kepada Iglesias Lewis, Xiao Jie, Donny Khoo serta kepada semua MGIM krew, anada sudah bekerja keras untuk menjayakan MGIM 2013 saya ucapkan terima kasih sekali lagi dan selamat berjumpa lagi di masa hadapan.
Winner – Charissa Chong, 19, Selangor – 171cm
1st RU – Julies Lucas, 26, Miri – 167cm
– Julie Tan, 21, Kuala Lumpur – 163cm
Top 6 – Charissa Chong
Amanda Soo – highest Facebook Votes
Miss Onstage Crowning Glory – Eva Yap
Miss Magic Beauty – Quek Choon Chin
Miss Imperial Talent – Nancy Marcus
Miss Charity Angel – Gwendeline Loh
Miss JD’s Personality – Sharon Kow
Miss Eastwood Popularity – Elvina Chua
Miss Perfect Body – Elvina Chua
Miss Charisma Vantage – Elvina Chua
Miss Courteous MGIM – Charissa Chong
*taken from MGIM fb page