Tenzin Yonten, Miss Tibet 2018, poses for a photo after being crowned the new Miss Tibet, in New York City.

Tenzin Yonten, Miss Tibet 2018, poses for a photo after being crowned the new Miss Tibet, in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Tenzin Yonten, Miss Tibet 2018, poses for a photo after being crowned the new Miss Tibet, in New York City.

Tenzin Yonten, Miss Tibet 2018, poses for a photo after being crowned the new Miss Tibet, in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Tenzin Yonten, Miss Tibet 2018, poses for a photo after being crowned the new Miss Tibet, in New York City.

Tenzin Yonten, Miss Tibet 2018, poses for a photo after being crowned the new Miss Tibet, in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

New Miss Tibet 2018 Tenzin Yonten with outgoing Miss Tibet Tenzin Paldon walks the ramp after the coronation ceremony in New York City.

New Miss Tibet 2018 Tenzin Yonten with outgoing Miss Tibet Tenzin Paldon walks the ramp after the coronation ceremony in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Tenzin Yonten reacts as she is being crowned the new Miss Tibet 2018 by outgoing Miss Tibet Tenzin Paldon in New York City.

Tenzin Yonten reacts as she is being crowned the new Miss Tibet 2018 by outgoing Miss Tibet Tenzin Paldon in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Tenzin Yonten arrives to be crowned the new Miss Tibet 2018 as outgoing Tenzin Paldon, Miss Tibet Pageant founder Lobsang Wangyal (right), and Yonten's parents and sister look on, in New York City.

Tenzin Yonten arrives to be crowned the new Miss Tibet 2018 as outgoing Tenzin Paldon, Miss Tibet Pageant founder Lobsang Wangyal (right), and Yonten's parents and sister look on, in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Tenzin Yonten presents a talent performance before being crowned the new Miss Tibet 2018 in New York City.

Tenzin Yonten presents a talent performance before being crowned the new Miss Tibet 2018 in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Miss Tibet 2017 Tenzin Paldon presents a talent performance with others during the coronation ceremony of Miss Tibet 2018 in New York City.

Miss Tibet 2017 Tenzin Paldon presents a talent performance with others during the coronation ceremony of Miss Tibet 2018 in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Tenzin Yonten getting make-up before her crowning as the new Miss Tibet 2018 in New York City.

Tenzin Yonten getting make-up before her crowning as the new Miss Tibet 2018 in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Emcee Yeshi Khando introduces the new Miss Tibet 2018 Tenzin Yonten in NYC.

Emcee Yeshi Khando introduces the new Miss Tibet 2018 Tenzin Yonten in NYC, on 22 December 2018 

TibChick, one of the performers in the Miss Tibet 2018 coronation ceremony in New York City.

TibChick, one of the performers in the Miss Tibet 2018 coronation ceremony in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

Phil Void of the Dharma Bums performs during the coronation ceremony of the new Miss Tibet 2018 in New York City.

Phil Void of the Dharma Bums performs during the coronation ceremony of the new Miss Tibet 2018 in New York City, on 22 December 2018 

The new Miss Tibet 2018 Tenzin Yonten, outgoing Miss Tibet 2017 Tenzin Paldon, founder of the Miss Tibet Pageant Lobsang Wangyal (center), and producers of Engage Entertainment Lalit Bhatnagar (right) and Sonam Wangdue pose for a photo after the coronation ceremony.

The new Miss Tibet 2018 Tenzin Yonten, outgoing Miss Tibet 2017 Tenzin Paldon, founder of the Miss Tibet Pageant Lobsang Wangyal (center), and producers of Engage Entertainment Lalit Bhatnagar (right) and Sonam Wangdue pose for a photo after the coronation ceremony, on 22 December 2018