First Miss & Mr. Deaf Japan Pageant held in Osaka

Oshiro* Saki* won the title as Miss Deaf Japan.
(photo: http://ryukyushimpo.jp/)
July 6, 2013

The First Miss & Mr. Deaf Japan Pageant 2013" (sponsored by MMDI JAPAN) took place in Osaka on June 29.

Thirteen contestants from ten prefectures demonstrated sign language skills and special ability on the stage.

Oshiro* Saki* (大城早貴), 25, from Okinawa shone with the first title. She will participate in the International Convention held in Bulgaria on July 24-31 representing Japan to compete for the beauty against the contestants from 47 nations.

Oshiro has been chosen as the finalist in the Miss Universe Japan Okinawa pageant in 2012.

Facebook (Japanese):
https://www.facebook.com/MissMisterDeafJapan2013


英文記事:
http://ryukyushimpo.jp/news/storyid-209074-storytopic-1.html


Miss & Mister Deaf International 2013 (English):
http://planetdeafantastic.wordpress.com/2013/05/08/miss-and-mister-international-deaf-2013-in-sofia-bulgaria/


*Note: The Japanese name is usually in order: one's last name comes first, and then the first name comes next. 

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