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Burma won the best national costume
Burma won the "Best in National Costume" prize at the 65-th Miss Universepageant. It was also the third year in a row that an Asiatic nation received the prize. Thailand's Aniporn Chalermburanawong took the prize home last year with a tukuk (a kind of trike, as is usual in Thailand), an inspiring costume of Indonesia's Elvira Devinamira Wirayanti 2014.
Her costume was inspired by the Borobudur-Temples, a Buddhistic template from the ninth centur y in central Java. Thailand won 6 Best in national costume (1969, 1988, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2015) with several runners-up and Top 10 national costume prize winners, followed by Colombia with 6 (1968, 1985, 1990, 1991, 1997, 2002).
The cantonal costume part, although do not have an influence on the real contest is one of the most expected part of the procession. The costume prize winners were presented with a badge and a banknote. Het Htun (born June 20, 1992) is a Myanmar based actor, TV presenter, modeller and promoter in her home state.
It became a favourite with the audience on Thursday, January 26, after it broke out in a singular mini-performance based on puppets. This costume depicts the princess of the Burmese / Myanmar puppet theatre. Miss Myanmar took over 3 month to recreate the real movement of a puppet driven by a 12-wire or string musician.
The costume is one of a kind, because Miss Myanmar not only wore a giant scenery, but also copied the movements of dolls' hands. The National Costume is the princess character of the Burma puppet show, hoping to let the public know that puppet professionality is our famous heritage of the Myanmar amusement industries, tourist puppet shows are one-of-a-kind in the way that they represent all aspects of Myanmar's culture:
In addition, she danced some dances that imitate the movement of the local musician.