Thursday, September 3, 2015

Behind The Scenes: Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant 2015

Published on Sep 3, 2015
Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant 2015

Why Become a Contestant?

The Miss Asian Las Vegas organization wants to provide you the skills you will need to get to your dreams. In joining our pageant, you will learn a lot about salesmanship, leadership, personal presentation, and self motivation. You have the option to participate in various workshops including modeling for photography, on stage Verbal communication, Makeup application, Proper Etiquette, High Fashion walking, and Dance choreography to name a few. In addition, you will also be the voice in promoting your ethnic community and help raise awareness for your favorite charitable organization. Lastly, you will be able to meet and bond with many other delegates, that live in the Las Vegas local community and build friendships that may last a lifetime.

Many contestants from various pageants have gone on into the entertainment industry and are now highly sought after actresses in the U.S. or their own Asian Countries. Some other previous contestants used the opportunity to further themselves in the business world and are now successful lawyers, business owners, and business consultants.

Our organization and Pageant would not be possible without the generosity of sponsors.

To become an Official Sponsor of the Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, please contact us at

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.

In Addition, the Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant also hopes to develop and contribute to the Las Vegas community by bridging relationships with other other cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Hong Kong. We will leverage our sister pageants such as the Miss Asian America Organization and the Miss Chinatown Organizations to help build our communities and bring us together.

The Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant is dedicated to the promise of investing in our next generation and to provide personal and professional opportunities for young women, providing a platform for the delegates to express their beliefs and achievements to the audience during the pageant and through various community events in the following year. The goal of the Pageant is to inspire the community, explore various Asian cultures, increase community involvement, and build a stronger and more culturally aware society in Las Vegas, NV.

It is the goal of this organization to help bring more Asian communities together. Our pageant welcomes all who share the same goals to be a partner of the Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant as we work together to bring a brighter future to delegates and to celebrate this wonderful occasion each year.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Golden Tiki, a classic mid-century tiki bar open in Chinatown Vegas

Las Vegas' new Polynesian tiki bar and gaming lounge in Chinatown celebrated its official grand opening first with a Polynesian hostess greeting guests with kukui nut necklaces and leis in the foyer with fountains filled with golden doubloons. The Son of Lord Baltimore then took guests on tour, first stopping at a live tiki carving by noted tiki artist Billy the Crud. After guests rubbed its belly (and other parts) for good luck, everyone stopped for selfies with........ Read More  

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Minus baccarat, July was positive for Strip revenue

July's gaming revenue totals on the Strip have left analysts wondering if the baccarat troubles in Macau have infiltrated Nevada.
Without the results from the high-end game, the Strip would have experienced a better than 4 percent increase in gaming revenue during the month.
Instead, July turned out to be the Strip's second straight monthly dip although not the double-digit decrease witnessed in June.
The Gaming Control Board said Friday casinos statewide collected $922.8 million from gamblers during July, a drop of just under 1 percent. On the Strip, gaming revenue declined 2.1 percent to $524.9 million.
Strip baccarat revenue of $105.6 million was a decline of 20.8 percent compared to July 2014. The amount wagered on baccarat was down 35.7 percent to $798.6 million.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

How Las Vegas’ tourism and retail industries are chasing Chinese dollars -

“Las Vegas is an evolving city, and we need to ensure we continue to meet the growing demands of our international customers — specifically the Chinese,” LaFevre said.

According to the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, nearly 2.2 million
Chinese visited the United States in 2014, an increase of 451 percent from 2007, as the Chinese inch toward becoming one of America’s leadingoverseas visitor segments.

Southern Nevada is poised to capture an increasing piece of that pie, as retail centers, entertainment
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Monday, February 23, 2015

Chinese New Year brings business boost to the Valley

The spirit of Chinese New Year can be seen in the celebrations happening across the Valley.

At Chinatown Plaza Sunday, the Chinese New Year festival offered cultural food and goods for sale. The holiday is a chance for vendors to get a burst in business during celebrations.

"It gives me a good opportunity to sell my items and show my culture," said Crystal Chen, vendor.

One hundred vendors filled the local festival. Joe Shen, Chinatown Plaza property manager, said the........ Read more

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Inyo Asian Variety: Pics of the newest restaurant in Chinatown Vegas and we are impressed

Chinatown Vegas gets better and better. Owner Peter Chen and Chef Gregg Fortunato have themselves a winner in Inyo Asian Variety. Take a peek at some of the dishes then get down to this restaurant fast because when words gets out, will be tough to get a reservation.

Inyo Asian Variety, Chinatown Vegas #BestChinaTown

Kimuchi (Japanese style kimchi)

Japanese  Potato Salad

Chilled Tofu with lemon-ginger ponzu (Hiyya Yakko Tofu)
Oshinko - japanese assorted pickles with sesame gobo, onion, daikon, and cucumber

Black Cod Saikyoyaki
Vegetable Tempura

Peter Chen, Joe Muscaglione and Chef Gregg Fortunato
Inyo Asian Variety Restaurant 
6000 W Spring Mountain Rd #1B 

Monday, December 1, 2014

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