The third annual Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant was held at the Venetian with 12 contestants representing the countries of Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Japan, China, Nepal and South Korea competing for the title.

This year’s event was hosted by Bryan Chan, entertainer, and Patranya Bhoolsuwan, a three-time Emmy Award-winning news anchor and reporter with KLAS-TV. Darlina Tech was fourth runner up, Renea Arroyo was third runner up, Ashley Liu was second runner up, Shelby Kanani Johnson was first runner up, and Ami Bayani was crowned Miss Asian Las Vegas 2015.

Photography by Kate Gelbart