Damsels from 14 countries will be competing for the title of Miss Asia 2015, at an event to be held at Le Meridian Hotel in Kochi, on Tuesday.

Miss Queen of India 2015 Kanika Kapoor will represent India in the beauty pageant. Beauty queens from Asian countries including Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, China, Iran, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tibet, Turkmenistan, the UAE and Uzbekistan will participate in the event.

The pageant will have three rounds - National Costume, Black Cocktail and White Gown.

Though the bikini round was cancelled, there will be various sub-categories. These include Miss Best National Costume, Miss Beautiful Miss Hair, Beautiful Smile, Miss Beautiful Skin, Miss Beautiful Eyes, Miss Congeniality, Miss Personality, Miss Catwalk, Miss Perfect-10, Miss Talent, Miss Viewers Choice and Miss Photogenic.

The grooming sessions for participants that started on 12 August in Kochi and Alappuzha were led by Mrs Asia International Valentina Ravi, fashion choreographers Arun Ratna and Samir Khan.

The winner will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, while the first runner-up will receive Rs 2 lakh and second runner-up will get Rs 1 lakh.

Where to Book Tickets for Beauty Pageant

You can book passes at BookMyShow website.

Where to Watch Live Online

Watch the live webcast of Miss Asia 2015 beauty pageant live on UT TV.