2nd International Lao New Year: Miss Lao International Pageant

2nd International Lao New Year | San Francisco
Miss Lao International Pageant | Whitcomb Hotel Ballroom

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Miss Lao International 2010 Dolene Simmalavong

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Miss Lao International Dolene Simmalavong
1st Princess Aleta Rattanasith (L)
2nd Princess Busaba Sisounthone (R)

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Amy Chanthaphavong, current reigning Miss Asian America, addressing the crowd.  The winner tonight will go on to compete in the prestigious bay area pageant later this year.

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Event Organizers and Pageant winners: Noi, Phoumy, Aleta, Dolene, Busaba, Amy, Kit, Pom (LANA – Laotian American National Alliance, CLS – Center for Lao Studies, LHF – Lao Heritage Foundation)

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The first Lao winner of Miss Asian America 2009, Amy Chanthaphavong. (Still reminds me of a certain someone… 😉 )

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…And now for the more serious photos…

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If anyone uses these images, please credit me or my site pretty please. 🙂

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