Bhakanundh Thanasom Mrs. Thailand Ambassador 2023
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine would like to welcome amazing Queen Bhakanundh Thanasom Mrs. Thailand Ambassador 2023.
Full name: Bhakanundh Thanasom
Title/Year: Mrs. Thailand Ambassador 2023
Pageant System: CONTEST for Married women
Education Level: Ph. D Candidate
(Studying Doctor of Philosophy of Social Media Technology)
Zodiac sign: Aries
Platform: Children Heart Fund
Years competed: 13 years
Countries visited: 44 countries / 125 cities
Likes: Cooking / Dancing / Singing
Status: Married with no Children
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Please tell us about yourself.
I'm a 52 years old woman who truly believes in the beauty that resides within each individual.
I'm happily married and I strongly believe that everyone should follow their dreams regardless of their age. In addition, I'm also an entrepreneur and a TV show host. One of my favorite quotes is “Life is a journey, not a destination,” and it truly is a wonderful journey for me. I hope to inspire and encouraging others to follow their passions and dreams as well.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Please tell us about your education.
Bachelor Degree : Assumption University Thailand
Master Degree Chulalongkorn University Thailand
Ph.D Now Studying at Rangsit University Thailand
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What does women Empowerment means to you?
To me, women empowerment means commitment to provide women equal rights, opportunities, and support they deserve in all aspects of life. It's about creating supportive environment where women can pursue their dreams, express their voices,
and make choices without fear or prejudice. It's about acknowledging and celebrating
the unique strengths and perspectives that women bring to the table. It’s about breaking
down gender barriers to ensure that every woman, regardless of her background or
circumstances, has the chance to reach her full potential. True empowerment is a
collective effort that enriches not just the lives of women but everyone in the society,
promoting equality and diversity.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Tell us about your pageant history.
This is my 1st time attending Beauty Pageant.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What inspired you to do your first pageant?
It was my Childhood dream and I love watching the Pageant since I was 10 years old.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Why did you choose to compete for your current title? I like the concept that married women still can do anything. I agree That never allow the word “ Married ” stop you from your dreams.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: To those unfamiliar with your pageant system please tell us what is it about?
This pageant looks for Married women who can inspire other Mrs. to self-love, self- development, Self-respect and follow their dreams.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What makes your director different from others?
What makes our director stand out is their commitment to redefining beauty standards.
For example, this pageant welcomes contestants of all heights, including me at 152 cm,
which is below the conventional average. The director focused on inner beauty and
individual stories, rather than just appearance. It's truly an empowering platform that
celebrates the uniqueness of every woman, regardless of physical attributes. World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What are you being judged on during the competition?
In this competition, I was evaluated on more than just my physical appearance. The judges consider my personality, how I express my thoughts, my ability to confidently communicate, my stage presence and walk, and the overall confidence I display. The judging emphasizes not only outer beauty but also inner qualities and self-presentation.
(Walking / Giving Speech / Final round of Question / Attitude Test) World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Tell us about your experience during the competition.
Watching from TV and attending as a contestant is totally different. Participating in the competition was an incredible journey for me; it was a valuable learning experience that allowed me to continually improve myself. I’ve found new friendship and I was inspired my other contestants’ personal stories. The entire experience was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I'm grateful for the personal growth, friendships, and the chance to live my dream that it brought into my life. It felt like a dream come true, and I couldn't be prouder of what I achieved.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Who would you recommend your system to?
I would recommend this system to every woman because it’s designed to empower and
support women from regardless of age or background. It provides a great learning
experience for personal growth, confidence, and a chance to connect with amazing
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Tell us about your platform or what cause do
you volunteer for. I choose to work with Children Heart Fund because there are many children who suffer from heart disease and every minute’s means Life. I want to decrease number of waiting children.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What appearances have you done with your title? Gorgeous and Smart / Beauty and Brain
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What are some of your achievements?
I can become 1 in 100 self-made millionaires by Forbes Asia magazine at age 44
I can become TV Show host at age 47
I can become Mrs. Thailand at age 52
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What makes you stand out from all those other
Well, I have to admit that I'm much shorter than most of the other contestants; but
honestly, beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and each one of those girls was truly
beautiful and special in their own unique way. For me, I believe my standout quality is
the strength of my heart and my ability to articulate my thoughts and communicate in a
way that can inspire others. While I may not be the tallest, I've always believed that
what truly counts is what's inside, and my passion for making a positive impact through
effective communication is what I believe sets me apart. It's not about the height; it's
about the heart and the power of words to make a difference. World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Tell us about the moment your name was called out as the winner.
The moment they called my name as the winner I felt an overwhelming mix of excitement, disbelief, and a profound sense of accomplishment all at once. It was like stepping into my childhood dream. I had put in so much hard work, and hearing my name as the winner was simply amazing. The cheers and support from the audience and my fellow contestants made it even more special. It's a memory that will stay with me for a lifetime.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What does it mean to you to be a Beauty Queen?
I truly believe that every woman is a queen in her own right; she just hasn't been officially crowned yet. For me, becoming a beauty queen is not just about wearing a crown and a sash; it's about having the opportunity to empower other women on a larger scale and make a positive impact on society. It’s a role where I can inspire, uplift, and encourage women to realize their own potential, inner strength and follow their dreams.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: How did competing in pageants helped your life?
Competing in pageants has been an incredible learning experience for me. It allowed me to fulfilled my childhood dream and evolving into a better version of myself today. I've made wonderful new friendships. Most importantly, it has provided me with the opportunity to empower other women on a larger scale and make a positive impact on society.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: How did pageants helped your selfesteem and body image?
I've always been proud of myself. I believe that all women possess their own unique beauty. Participating in pageants has only reaffirmed this belief and has had a positive impact on my self-esteem and body image. It's shown me that true beauty is beyond physical attributes and is deeply rooted in self-confidence, character, and inner strength.
My hope is that by sharing this journey, I can inspire other women to embrace their own beauty and feel confidence about who they are and the way they look.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: You are an inspiration to all the girls out there. How does it feel?
I'm humbled, incredibly grateful and honored to have the opportunity to make a positive impact and inspire others. Knowing that my journey can motivate and empower other women brings me great pride and motivation. It drives me to continue striving for personal growth and become ambassador to the empowerment of women.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What is your on stage strategy to win the judges over?
My on-stage strategy to win over the judges was simple, it was to to be authentic and be myself. I believe in speaking from my heart and doing everything with 100%. I take pride in who I am and what I represent, I focused expressing the values I hold. I believe that when you are genuine, confident, and passionate about your beliefs, it resonates with the judges and the audience. I just focused on being the the best version of myself and to make it the most memorable experience for me.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: How did you prepare for your competition?
My preparation was all about self-improvement. I focused on physical fitness and deepened my understanding of social issues, especially those related to promoting Thailand's soft power. The three days spent learning from experts and coaches with fellow contestants were invaluable. Most importantly, I was committed to giving my best and being the best version of myself, not just to compete but to genuinely represent my values.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What are your tips for learning better pageant walk?
To enhance your pageant, walk, practice is the key and being confident is most important. Believe in yourself, and your walk will naturally show confidence, capturing the judges and audience's attention.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What are your tips for choosing right pageant dress? Nobody is perfect so we need to know our body both strength and weakness and choose the dress that cover our weakness and walk with confidence. When selecting the right pageant dress, it's important to choose a style that's both appropriate and shows great respect for the event. Pay attention to the current fashion trends, but above all, prioritize wearing a dress that makes you feel the most confident. Your confidence will shine through, making you stand out on the stage.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What are your tips for winning interview?
Be myself and speak from my heart. Make it story telling not story reading.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What is one mistake that you've done during competing you wish you could redo and fix it? I didn’t tell my age on stage.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What other mistakes are made by girls during the contest? I don’t know about other girls’ mistake. I focus on myself.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: Any modeling or acting experience?
I have some brief acting experience from my childhood and currently host a TV show. However, I don't have any formal modeling experience. However I am now a TV show host.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What are your plans for 2023 as a Queen?
I want to organize my own platform so I can give a chance to some other group of women. I wish them to gain an amazing experience just like I have received from the contest.
World Class Queens of Asia Magazine: What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?
The legacy I would like to leave behind is one of empowerment and inspiration. My goal is to inspire others to chase their dreams and to recognize their unique beauty, inside and out. I want my legacy to empower self-love, self-confidence, self-expression, and the belief that every person can make a positive impact on the world.
National Director: Ms. Paveena Bumroongros (Contest Owner)
Your Local Director: Mr. Num Praset Jermjutitum
Pageant website: Mrs.Thailand Facebook Fanpage World Class Queens of Asia Magazine would like to say thank you for this amazing interview!
Bhakanundh Thanasom Mrs. Thailand Ambassador 2023, World Class Queens of Asia Magazine, Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief Mr WorldClass 2023 Mr United Nations 2018 Platform: Women Empowerment