YM Tengku Dato’ Hishammuddin Zaizi bin YAM Tengku Azman Shah Alhaj, graced the spectacular Miss Cosmo World 2021 Grand Final at the Mega Star Arena (Viva Mall, 3rd Floor). Shirley Yeap 叶雪丽, content review analyst from Sabah was crowned as the Queen of the Night, while Joyce Chao 周栋燕, a clinical physiologist from Perak was placed second whereas Ipoh online marketer, Tiffany Lee 李俐吟, who participated for the third time, was crowned the third place winner. All the winners took home cash and sponsored prizes which were inclusive of a sash, trophy, and a prestigious crown by Miss Cosmo World.
During the Miss Cosmo World 2021 Grand Final, YM Tengku Dato’ Hishammuddin Zaizi proudly applauded the organizers for organizing such event by stating that, “For the 5th consecutive year, I am proud to be invited as the Guest of Honor for the glamorous Miss Cosmo World 2021 Grand Final and would like to applaud every single committee member in this organization for instilling the vision to unite everyone in Malaysia to build a better society. Even with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we can see that the organizers have put in maximum effort to ensure that the guests abide by the SOPs as they experienced such magnificent grand finals.”
Organized by CL Skin Sdn Bhd, Miss Cosmo World pageant founder, Carrie Lee 李诗琪, who is well-known as a veteran pageant organizer, hosted the beauty pageant to groom passionate local youth who possess great leadership qualities to motivate the youths of the country, as the chosen contestants will be honored the title of the young beauty queen of the year. Initially started with 16 contestants from all around Malaysia, the contestants were strictly evaluated on the first and second audition before being selected to perform in the final event. Before the contestants were nominated for the final round, they went though 33 days filled with exciting activities before shining in their brightest light during the Miss Cosmo World 2021 Grand Final.
By crowning Shirley Yeap as this year’s beauty queen, Shirley will be the face of Miss Cosmo World Malaysia for the upcoming CSR projects and awareness campaigns such as reaching out to the underprivileged, encouraging a healthier lifestyle, and empowering the youths in Malaysia. As Carrie Lee lives by the slogan of “A day to save the earth, a day to save the animals,” she took this opportunity to promote vegetarianism on a bigger scale by serving vegetarian meals at the Miss Cosmo World 2021 Gala Night to encourage a healthier lifestyle.
The pageant founder, Carrie Lee stated that “At Miss Cosmo World, we strongly believe that every individual is equal. Though we respect and acknowledge the importance of every race, religion, and ethnicity, none of these factors are taken into account when selecting or interviewing deserving contestants for our show. We practice professionalism and groom our talents to promote unity and multi-racial harmony.“
As title holder, Shirley Yeap triumphed over the 11 young and talented contestants from all across Malaysia. She received a total grand prize of RM10,000 in cash together with rewards worth up to RM100,000 from the sponsors. Not to miss out on Joyce Chao and Tiffany Lee who claimed the first and second runner up title respectively, grand prizes of RM5,000 were given to each of them together with a hefty amount of rewards from the sponsors. In addition to the Top 3 Winners, Faye Chan (Selangor), a pre-school teacher & life planner and Yrette Low (Penang), a talent manager also achieved a prominent place amongst the Top 5. Amber Lee (Penang), Weevian Chew (Johor), Anugrekha Solaraja (KL), Jacqueline Ng (Penang), Annee Chow (Selangor), Lee Hong Shi (KL) and Tan Jin Han (Kedah) completed the Top 12 Finalists.
Throughout the grand final, a total of seven Miss Cosmo World 2021 Subsidiary Awards were given to the finalists, as they try to charm the chivalrous judges with their beauty and talents.
Listed below are the following winners for the Miss Cosmo World 2021 Subsidiary Awards:
- Miss Personality – Tiffany Lee (By King Wong)
- Miss Charming – Shirley Yeap (By Chamcare Mall)
- Miss Beautiful Smile – Faye Chan (By Carrie Collection, Dato’ Sri Philip Wong)
- Miss Popularity – Tiffany Lee (By Pensonic)
- Miss Perfect Body – Tiffany Lee (By MMuse)
- Miss Healthy – Tan Jin Han (By Belle & Rose)
- Miss Talent – Weevian Chow (By Apollo)
- Miss Glamorous – Shirley Yeap (By Beaute Mori Sdn Bhd)
- Best Creativity – Joyce Chao (By Dato’ Dr Jackson Ee)
Contestants from all over the world participated in the International video competition. Here are the top three winners that took home Versace bags by Carrie Collection worth a total of RM 14,800:
- First Place – Arshdeep Purba (Canada)
- First runner up – Lara Chiara Behr (Germany)
- Second runner up – Thanradee Chanchaninkul (Thailand)
With its mega success during the Grand Final, Miss Cosmo World proved that our local community is filled with beauty and talents who are able to inspire and improve the local communities to make the world a better place for everyone. All these were made possible by the sponsors who contributed to Miss Cosmo World 2021.
List of sponsors:
● BEAUTÉ MORÎ
● BELLE & ROSE
● BEAUTY & CO
● FOVTY TECH
● 0.96 THz
● DIVO Hair Connection
● CT CHIN BRAND BUILDING
● Vogue Lease