Central World - Atrium Zone was the setting for the first press conference of this years 2011 Miss Tiffany’s Universe Pageant, the premier showcase for the most beautiful and glamorous transgender ladies in Thailand. The Pageant now in its 14th year, promotes diversity and equality through an open competition for all transgender and transsexual male to female Thais. This pageant has become a tradition among Thais throughout the country, a country that boasts at being the capital for transgender cosmetic surgery throughout the world. Thailand has for many years now been the home of the world’s most beautiful transgender women (m to f) for several decades now, producing such celebrities like, Nong Film Thunyarath, Poy Treechada Malayporn, Nong Kungsadal, KaItong Ratchravee and others.
Today’s event, contestant registration was the first step in the month long road towards the final event which is scheduled to take place on May 6th 2011 at the Tiffany Theatre in Pattaya, Thailand. This event did see the appearance of all the celebrities mentioned along with Ms. Alisa Pahanthusak, the president of the pageant and owner of the Tiffany Theatre, also on hand was Dr. Thep Vecha Vijit from Pratunam Polyclinic, Mr. Anurak Rakgia, CEO of GODDIAMOND sponsors of the Miss Tiffany’s Universe crown, the newest sponsor of Miss Tiffany’s Universe Pageant, CEO of PC Air Corporation, Mr. Peter Chan, Assistant Director from Asoke Skin Hospital, Ms. Darin Somsuvan, from Thailand Tourism Authority, Mr. Nitti Kongrut, and from Phuket Mermaids, Mr. Mark Gingpayom. Also included were members from PC Air Corporation, which can now hold the title of being the airlines to employ transgender air hostesses.
Today’s event also included a fashion preview of the costumes to be worn by the top ten finalists also, contestants will be given the opportunity to show their creativeness by designing their own cocktail dresses for the best evening gown portion of the competition. The application deadline to compete for the 2011 Miss Tiffany’ Universe crown is April 17, contestants wishing to register can apply online at www.misstiffanyuniverse.com . The first elimination round is scheduled to take place on May 18, at Central World, Bangkok and on May 4, at Central Festival, Pattaya Beach will be the Unlimited Sexy Star swimsuit competition. May 6, 2011 at the Tiffany Theatre in Pattaya, Thailand will be the final Competition for the crown and title of Miss Tiffany’s Universe 2011 to be aired live on Thai TV channel 7 at 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. You can see updates and exclusive photos and videos of the events as they take place by tuning in to: http://www.digitalpressbangkok.com