Beauty pageants are competitions that judge and rank people based on their physical characteristics. People find these controversial events to be either empowering or objectifying. No matter what your opinion, the shows are always spectacular.
These competitions were established in the 19th century, and the first Miss America contest was held in 1921. Even though such events are less popular than they used to be, there are still some outstanding organizations.
Many organizations now host contests for men, even though beauty pageants tend to be dominated by women. Mister Global, a contest that has been held in Thailand for almost eight years, has once more impressed people with its national costume competition.
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Photographer: David Ryo
WE reached out to Mr. Global and asked for more information about the contest. They said that the national costume competition was a highlight of the contest. This section is one of the most anticipated and popular. There are many pageants worldwide, and many people are eager to see them. We can learn more about fashion culture in different countries through a national costume designed by a contestant representing their country. David Ryo is a talented photographer who makes national costume portraits even more interesting.
Pradinunt added that “the men who participate in the Mister Global system, each year inspire others to make a difference on social causes. The Mister Global pageant gives contestants and winners a global platform through committed partnerships with sponsors, brands, and companies. The winner will have the opportunity to personal and professional enhance others through charitable efforts that make a difference. Mister Global has become a grand slam pageant for males in its third edition, and it is fast-growing and one of the most anticipated events of the year.
We could reach Pradinunt, the CEO of Mister Global, and ask him about the contest. “The first Mister Global Pageant was originally held in Pak Chong as a publicity event. This pageant became a huge success and has since been held in many interesting places throughout Thailand. It is now a major international male pageant. The webcast judges contestants in four categories: swimwear, evening wear, fashion wear, and interview.
We asked the man what it was like to be the president of Mister Global. He replied: “As the leader and the Mister Global Organization, It has been a challenging job. We have had contact with contestants and national directors from all over the world. There are many differences in time, culture, and language. These factors must be taken into account when organizing a pageant. Diversity is important. The contest must add value to society and inspire the next generation. We learn more about contestants as an organization too.”
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Pradit Pradinunt explained that Mister Global and beauty pageants are not something everyone is familiar with. The pageant has an activity where contestants can spend time together learning new information and raising awareness about charitable causes and tourism in the host city. Interviews, preliminary interviews, national costume, and evening wear competitions are exciting and entertaining. We are more than an “entertaining event”. We do something that inspires people all over the globe, particularly the younger generation.