The 28 contstants from around the world met the Hong Kong press for the first time. This year the contestants are divided into 3 geographical regions: Asia-Pacific, Euro-America and Greater China. Awards to be handed out this year include: Winner, 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up, Miss Friendship, Miss Cosmopolitan, Asia-Pacific Vitality Award, Euro-America Modern Glamour Award and Greater China Classic Charm Award. Due to no pageant being held in 2011, some cities have 2 representatives. This year, Seattle, San Francisco and Tahiti are missing in the lineup. This marks a first for Seattle and Tahiti since the pageant's inception in 1988.
GREATER CHINA REGION
Pageant will take place on January 15th. Contestants from Chinatowns all over the world will arrive in Hong Kong early January to take part in the pageant joining current Miss Hong Kong Rebecca Zhu and the 9 recently chosen Mainland contestants to vie for the title. This year's theme is "Radiate Cosmpolitan Charm". Other than the titles of Winner, 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up and Miss Friendship, there will be a Miss Cosmopolitan award. A very competitive field this year.
CLICK HERE FOR CONTESTANTS' PROFILES
CLICK HERE FOR THE FINAL RESULT
Special thanks and credits to the source: http://www.chinesepageantpage.com