Sherine Tan from Pulau Pinang was crowned Miss Global International Malaysia (MGIM) 2012
July 21st, 2012 | Sarawak, Miri, Malaysia | A jovial Sherine Tan from Pulau Pinang was crowned Miss Global International Malaysia (MGIM) 2012 at the final of the pageant at Eastwood Valley Gold and Country Club, Miri Sarawak on 21st July 2012 night. Sherine bagged a cash prize of RM5,000, a crown presented by outgoing queen, Sheela Khaw Chwee Yin and a trophy presented by Datuk Sebastian Ting, political secretary to Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water Datuk Seri Peter Chin.
Also present was Miri mayor Lawrence Lai and Patrons of MGIM 2012, Miss Mabel Law (representing Datuk Sri Law Kiu Kiong, MD of Woodman Group of Companies) and Mr Khoo Hong Kng. Sherine won an all expenses paid trip to Jamaica and will be representing Malaysia at the Miss Global International Pageant in Montego Bay sometime in September this year.
Apart from the main title, Sherine also won the subtitles Miss Personality, Miss Body Beautiful Balcony, Miss Green Summit, Miss Eastwood Popularity and Miss Princess Celebrities.
Kieren Laurent from Kota Kinabalu won first runner up and also the winner of subtitle Miss Park City Mall while Nathasha Aprillia, also from Kota Kinabalu, walked away with the 2nd RU title and also Miss Photogenic.
The top 6 finalists were:
- Sherine Tan, Kieren Laurent
- Nathasha Aprillia
- Freda Ho
- Cookies Yap
- Carol Fung
Other subtitles winner are:
- Freda Ho from KL (Miss Vison Great Leap Tour)
- Cookies Yap from Melaka (Miss Beach Republic and Miss Charisma Vantage)
- Sandy Song from Kota Bharu (miss JD Congeniality)
- Jane Ho from KK (Miss Facebook Favourite)
- Kayan Chew from Lahad Datu (Miss Charity Infinity)
- Mandy Lim from Miri (Miss Beautiful Skin Magic Beauty)
- Angelia Tan from Perlis (Miss Best in Talent)
The event was hosted by celebrity model Josiah Mizukami and judged by international model Natacha Meunier, Malaysian top model Wilson Tan, Australian model Gemma Louise Taylor, Malaysian beauty queen Winnie Chan, former Miss Global International Malaysia 2010 World Finale 2nd RU Marlene Lim and charity association representative Mr Jackson Goh.
There were also special appearances by Genevie Wan (former finalists and Miss Universe Malaysia 2011 Top 8), Yvonne Supang (Miss Chinese World Miri 2011), the reigining top 3 of Miss Global International Malaysia 2011 Sheela Khaw, Merveen Tan and Esther Tan (also reigning Miss Tourism Oriental Malaysia 2012) and celebrity performances from Relentless Crew from Brunei. The Misa Luvi Dance Studio, the Dreamers, Carollisa Jantom and Cultural Unity Dance Troupe also performed for the event.
Prior to the grand finale, the finalists indulged in a ten days pageant week, which comprised of multiple charity activities involving the elderly and children, outdoor and sports activities, cultural tour and plenty of preview shows.
Eastwood Valley, Meritz Hotel, Bintang Megamall, Tiger Beer, Edaran Tan Chong Motor, Magic Beauty, Ideal Advertising, Sean Kong Design, Ajisen Ramen Miri, Great Leap Tours Miri, Teach Garment, Balcony and many others are among the sponsors for the event.
The non-profit event was organised by MerveilleuxM Production in Miri, Sarawak (East Malaysia) and aimed to raise fund for Miri Autistic Association.
- For more info, please visit www.facebook.com/merveilleuxmproduction
- Photo credits: Mr. Donny Koo