Miss Grand Chonburi crowned in Pattaya

Miss Wanida “Nida” Dokkularb (center in red) is crowned Miss Grand Chonburi 2020.

Another sure sign Thailand’s getting back to normal? Beauty pageants are back. Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh crowned Miss Grand Chonburi Wanida Dokkularb Aug. 9 at Central Festival Pattaya Beach.

Supatsara Aunkaew was the first runner-up and Metavee Jeefu finished third. Wanida now goes on to represent Chonburi at the Miss Grand Thailand pageant with hopes of winning and going on to Miss Grand International. (PCPR)

Hopeful beauty contestants vie for the Miss Grand Chonburi 2020 crown at Central Festival Pattaya Beach.

Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh (seated front row center-left, barely visible), presides over the opening ceremony of Miss Grand Chonburi 2020 among local dignitaries and tourists.