Meet History’s First Miss Universe Laos

MUL03 Souphaphone Somvichit is crowned Miss Universe Laos 2017
MUL03 Souphaphone Somvichit is crowned Miss Universe Laos 2017

Vientiane, Aug 26 – In a historic moment, Laos crowns its first-ever Miss Universe Laos. Her name is Souphaphone “Nui” Somvichit.

During a glamor-filled evening at the National Convention Center (NCC) in the nation’s capital, TVLAO hosted the country’s first Miss Universe Laos competition that resulted in Laos’ first-ever representative to be sent to compete in the international stage.

Standing 1.78m, the twenty-year-old Business Administration Comcenter College student (MUL3) showed the country that she was now ready to compete in the big leagues.

Souphaphone is no stranger to the limelight. She garnered the public’s attention when she became first runner up in the Miss Vientiane 2016 Competition. After that, she had already won several modeling gigs, with the most notably being featured as the cover girl of the famous Mahason Magazine Issue 215. She also played a lead role in sensational rock group, Black Eyes’ music video, Kub Pai Sa.

Nui Souphaphone (center), stands in between Miss Universe Laos Director Hongkham Souvannavong and his wife.

The runners-up are as follows:

1st Runner-up: Aliyavanh Phommachack MUL 9

2nd Runner-up: On-Anong Homsombat, MUL 5

3rd Runner-up: Varissara Tangsouvanh, MUL 1

4th Runner-up: Souksavanh Luangrath, MUL 6

Photos: Souphaphone Somvichit’s Facebook Page