THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS HOSTS THE SECOND
ANNUAL MISS ASIAN LAS VEGAS PAGEANT
Celebrate beauty, talent, and culture at Miss Asian Las Vegas at
The Palazzo Las Vegas on September 28
On September 28, 2014, The Palazzo Las Vegas will host the Second Annual Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant at The Palazzo Theatre. Miss Asian Las Vegas aims to bring all of the Asian communities together, both locally and regionally, through the use of education, entertainment, and cultural awareness. The pageant highlights the wide array of Asian cultures in America and hopes to inspire young women to become future leaders and to be more involved in the community.
“We couldn’t be any more excited to partner with The Palazzo,” said Annie Chang, president of Miss Asian Las Vegas. “The Palazzo’s commitment to both luxury and diversity aligns perfectly with the Asian American community and their commitment will truly inspire our diverse group of delegates on one of the most significant nights of their lives.”
Contestants for the Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant must meet the following qualifications in order to compete:
Must be 18-26 years old by September 28, 2014
Must be of one-quarter Asian descent
Must be single, without child, or never married
Natural born female
Resident of the United States
Three new divisions were opened up for this year’s competition – Teen, Ms., and Mrs., and contestants from all over the United States, including Nevada, California, Texas, Washington, New York, and Arizona, have applied.
“The Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant is the perfect opportunity to celebrate our rich and diverse Asian cultures in our Las Vegas community,” said Joey Galon, artistic director for Miss Asian Las Vegas. “It is the culmination that brings our Far East heritage and our Western heritages together, showcasing a night of colorful pageantry like no other. It is also the opportunity to empower young women and to select a representative that will carry on the pageantry as an official spokesmodel for the organization for the community at large.”
In conjunction with the pageant, some of the contestants will also participate in a swimwear competition, open to the public, at Azure Luxury Pool at The Palazzo on Friday, September 26.
Among the categories in which the contestants will compete include national costume, swimsuit, eveningwear, talent, platform, and Q&A. The winner of Miss Asian Las Vegas will win more than $10,000 in cash and prizes including a luxurious Mikimoto pearl collection, iPad, cosmetics, swimwear, gift certificates, and a three-night stay at The Venetian Maco Resort Hotel Casino, among other prizes.
Miss Asian Las Vegas is taking place at The Venetian and The Palazzo during the opening weekend of the world’s largest baccarat tournament, the Las Vegas Sands Dragon Master Baccarat Championship, where participants have the opportunity to win their share of a global prize pool in excess of USD$10,000,000.
ABOUT THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS
With more than 3,000 spacious suites, luxury shopping, world-class dining and entertainment, the Silver LEED®-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights. Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure“World’s Best Awards,” the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning resort is highlighted by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York. Grand Canal Shoppes® at The Venetian and The Palazzo features more than 160 luxury boutiques, specialty brands and world-class restaurants nestled around a charming and faithful reproduction of Venice’s Grand Canal, complete with cobbled walkways, street side cafes and live entertainment. Signature brands include Jimmy Choo, Diane von Furstenberg, Christian Louboutin, Kenneth Cole, Dooney & Bourke, Hervé Léger and Swarovski. The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent accommodations ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools. The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse. Other unique offerings include PANDA!, an unprecedented theatrical spectacle; the chic dining and nightlife hotspot, LAVO; the world’s largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub; the ultimate sports bar, sportsbook and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse’s Stadium; and Prestige at The Palazzo – an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and amenities. Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premier loyalty program. The Palazzo and its famed sister resort, The Venetian Las Vegas, are the first ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group global portfolio. For additional information, visit The Palazzo website at palazzo.com, follow on Twitter @palazzovegas and interact on Facebook at facebook.com/palazzolasvegas.
About the Miss Asian Las Vegas
The Miss Asian Las Vegas Organization’s mission is to provide a platform to help build leadership, friendships, community involvement, etiquette, and talent in young Asian American women in Las Vegas. The Pageant will also help to promote each contestant’s unique culture, identity, passions, and personal and humanitarian goals as well as showcase contestants’ overall essence of intellect, leadership and beauty. Find out more at MissAsianLasVegas.com, follow on Twitter @msasianvegas, and on Facebook at facebook.com/missasianlasvegas.