Former beauty queen recalls glory days

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Former beauty queen recalls glory days

Post by KoKo » Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:36 am

Following in the footsteps of Nan Khin Zay Yar, Khin Wint Wah has recently returned from participating in the Miss Supranational beauty pageant in Belarus, where she was crowned Miss Internet, the same award her predecessor received at the Miss International beauty pageant last year.

Although Myanmar was isolated from the world for several decades until recently, there was a time when Myanmar maidens stood proudly onstage as winners of “Miss Burma”.

The Daily Eleven has interviewed Nu Nu Yi, a former Miss Burma, who shared her experiences participating in the most prestigious beauty contest in the country.

Born in Yangon in 1936, Nu Nu Yi received her education in Minbu, Magway, and Bhamo.........

Full Story: Eleven

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