Boston, Dec. 4, 2015, — Northeaster University student Coco Miao captured the crown at the ATV Miss Asia US East Coast competition, held in New York City recently. Miss. Miao advances to the 27th ATV Miss Asia Pageant finals in Hong Kong.
Coco Miao (middle), 1st
In September 2015, Coco Miao won the first-ever ATV Miss Asia Boston competition. The Boston competition was created by Miss. Jing Xu, runner-up of 2014 ATV Miss Asia US East Coast Competition.
“Thanks to all the supporters in Boston, and especially to Jing Xu for making this possible,” said Miao to bostonese.com after winning the US East Coast title.
Since Miss Asia Pageant was first screened in 1985, the event has injected great vitality into the concept of competition and participation. The pageant has been an annual event of great popularity, with many golden moments cherished still by appreciative audiences.
Miss Asia Pageant has a history of 31 years and is marching into the 27th ceremony this year. In conformity with the constantly strive for creative innovation spirit of ATV, Miss Asia Pageant has frequently recorded its progressive precedent in the beauty pageantry. In 1995, the first initiation of no age limit entry became a hot topic in the city and has created the “XueHua Gong Myth”.
In 2004, the event made a historic breakthrough in Hong Kong beauty pageantry, with contestants from Asian countries free to participate. This innovation laid a new foundation for regional beauty pageants and further promoted the culture of beauty pageantry in Asia and contestants were from Mainland China, Vietnam, India, Lebanon, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Uzbek, Macau and Hong Kong to compete for the title of Miss Asia. The winner truly deserved the title of Miss Asia. The year of 2004 was also another milestone of Miss Asia Pageant, the Miss Asia China final was the first time ever held in Mainland China, the heavenly city – Hangzhou and was proudly successful.
Thereafter, the Mainland finals were held in Xian, Dalian, Jinan, Tianjin, Dongguan, Beijing and Guangzhou with a registration of more than hundred thousand of contestants in each year. In 2006, the pageant established the Network Division and the Taiwan region so that the whole pageant was more comprehensive and more diversified. Meanwhile,Miss Asia Pageant 2006 final was held in Macau and was an unprecedented success, helping boost the territory as a tourist attraction.
Coincided with the 60th anniversary of The People’s Republic of China, Miss Asia Pageant 2009 drew up the concept of Greater China and the contestants were mainly from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau Taiwan and overseas Chinese.
In 2010, it was the first time that the grand final of the pageant was held in Mainland China, Hefei of Anhui Province, in which the beauty and charming of Miss Asia Pageant was totally expressed. In 2011, ATV Miss Asia Pageant final set foot in the capital of international beauty contests – Hainan Island where the event provided the whole island a dazzling light show and a brilliant starry night. The finals of the pageant were held in Hong Kong last three years. Audiences could re-experience the charming of the Pearl of the Orient with the beauties.
ATV Miss Asia Pageant 2015 is exclusively catered for beautiful, passionate, intelligent, charismatic women from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, overseas Chinese and those who are qualified to join the final of Miss Asia Pageant from all Asian countries. ATV Miss Asia Pageant 2015 will be the most glamorous and eye-catching with uniqueness beauty contest ever in Asia.
Contestants from Asian counties and Chinese from all over the world are now invited to join the pageant. The grand final of ATV Miss Asia Pageant 2015 will be held in November 2015.
In line with the promotion of cultural and economic exchanges in Asia, ATV Miss Asia Pageant highlights a new female image as independent, self-improvement, dare to dream, beautiful with love and talent in Asian regions and is a fair and justice of world-class beauty contest in Asia.