Malaysian actress and model Amelia Thripura Henderson has been honoured the Malaysian model of the year at the 14th Asia Model Festival Awards (AMFA) 2019 in South Korea.
The award ceremony was held at the Olympic Hall in Seoul, South Korea, and was attended by many famous Korean celebrities including Han Seung Yeon, Kim Hye Yoon, Eum Joon Suk, (G)I-DLE, Stray Kids and former Wanna One members Park Ji Hoon and Lai Kuan Lin.
The 23-year-old Malaysian model was awarded the Star Model Award 2019 in the Malaysia category during the 3rd day of the Asia Model Festival.
“Thank you so much to the organisers for having me. It’s been such an honour and I’m incredibly priviledged to represent my beautiful country Malaysia. So on behalf of everyone at home, I just want to say terima kasih and kamsahamida,” she said during her award acceptance speech.
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사랑해 ❤️ 要回家了，爱你们。? • Leaving back to KL soon! Thank you so much once again for everything & Congratulations for the great show @asiamodelfestival Thanks for having me & I’m honored to present #FashionistaAward to @samokyere1 & #OhNaRu ? • Congratulations to #asiamodelfestival #Malaysia #ModelStarAward 2019 @ameliath So nice to catching up with u at #korea #seoul ?? • To all @faceofasiapacific winners Well done & so proud of you all @leexuaaaan @leaf_lay @jessica_limsl @justinweiqing @celine.suen @samlam816 @josh_hsiang @wishlyn_wong @w.dorisu @meng_yu_lai @tsanhsien @nat_yu529 ? • To @amberc_academy little supermodels #FoapKids winners @28chongcayenne @zxysonhor @jaimekwan.co @bradleyboy_gan @angel_is_my_girl_ @yukki20092018 @eitan_k_s You all rock the runway! Well done and great show. ? • No forgetting my lovely partner @raulenlee & #amberchiaacademy @iamvergilsam Well done and looking forward for #faceofasiapacific 2020. ? • Hope to see u all somewhere soon again! ❤️ • • #amberchia #iamtheface #academyofwinners #ootd #selectbyranndygoh #ranndygoh #thankful #iwearlovebonito
Hosted by Stephanie, Kim Il Joong, and Song Hae Na, the prestigious festival was also attended by super model Amber Chia who presented the Fashionista Award to Ghanaian TV personality Sam Okyere and Korean actress Oh Na Ra.
Asia Model Festival Awards is a global cultural content platform which introduces Asian models, fashion, and beauty industries to the world.