Recently, Mister Global, a male beauty pageant took place in Thailand. The event was founded in 2014 and since its first edition over 60 countries have sent their representatives to compete for the Mister Global Title. This year, 38 beautiful men decided to test their strengths in the pageant. The final was held in Bangkok on September 26 with the “Inspiring Gentleman” theme. However, this event is not merely a beauty contest, even though one of the main requirements of contestants is to be 'good looking' as the spokesperson of the pageant, Kitti Kamjunsa, told Bored Panda. "The aim of Mister Global is to promote environmental awareness, and we have been promoting this cause ever since we started in 2014. This year, we added a new motto "Inspiring Gentleman" because we believe that the contestants and titleholders should motivate others and be inspirational people. During this year's pageant, we did a fundraising event to support an organization that takes care of elephants in Thailand and it was successful, " Kamjunsa said. When asked what makes Mister Global different from other pageants the spokesperson explained: "Basically every pageant system is identical but what makes Mister Global different from the others is that we are part of the Top 5 Grand Slam Male Pageants. We have good quality contestants with inspiring stories to tell and great support from our national directors from around the world. We have also garnered much support from our many fans that follow us on our website and the official page. Most importantly, we are true on our advocacy of Environmental Awareness and charity cause."

The pageant was won by Korea‘s Jong Woo Kim, who is a 23-year-old police administration student and model. Jong Woo Kim is set to become an inspirational role model for young men all around the world. He will also become a Global Goodwill Ambassador and participate in environmental and charitable projects.

Same as every year, the most attention goes to pageant's national outfits showcase. After all, the representatives get the chance to demonstrate their countries heritage. "For us, we are really surprised that it went viral around the world and we welcome many positive comments. However, the creative costumes segment is nothing new in any pageant system as it has always been a part of it. The winning costume is not about the size or design but the story and culture behind it," Kamjunsa said. The national costume contest was won by Myanmar, it's safe to say that most of the contestants made their homelands' proud by rocking well crafted and intricate costumes. So why not feast your eyes on them? Scroll below to see the cool costumes and don't forget to upvote your favorites!

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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mummy pig
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2 years ago

Just WOW

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Mexico

Mexico

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Slinkman
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2 years ago (edited)

Could've come right out of Breath of the Wild.

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Panama

Panama

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mummy pig
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2 years ago

I love the fact that he is actually smiling😊

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Indonesia

Indonesia

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Zelda Blue
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2 years ago

I wonder how much all that weighs?

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Haiti

Haiti

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TrashPandaru
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2 years ago

That blue looks so good on his skintone

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Japan

Japan

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Shart
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2 years ago

Wow thats bad ass

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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

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Tilly Jean
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2 years ago

Those thigh muscles though.....

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South Africa

South Africa

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Anton Swanepoel
Community Member
2 years ago

Right - for those have who their knickers in a twist saying that it's wrong to have a Boer dressed as a Zulu... he's not. I can see at least seven different cultures represented by what that guy is wearing. It's actually a pretty smart way to incorporate just about everyone who lives in South Africa in one image.

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Tunisia

Tunisia

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Carolinapearl
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2 years ago

He's a nice looking man.

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#10

Guam

Guam

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MagicalUnicorn
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2 years ago

that's Victoria's angel in all his glory

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Korea

Korea

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NanZ
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2 years ago

Simple but stunning

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Thailand

Thailand

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NanZ
Community Member
2 years ago

So intricate

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#13

Spain

Spain

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Ozacoter
Community Member
2 years ago

Weird, somebody knows where is this dress from? I never saw ome like this in Spain. But I am from Valencia, so I might be wrong.

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Vietnam

Vietnam

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Anna Salord
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2 years ago

Apparently, I'm now obsessed with headpieces. Damn, there are all delight to look at!

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#15

Czech Republic

Czech Republic

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Dilly Millandry
Community Member
2 years ago

I really like this costume.

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Laos

Laos

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Shari Pierre
Community Member
2 years ago

His costume looks very functional. It's not as extravagant as the others, but looks like something he'll get a lot of use from. It's like I'm looking in a book about his country and see this pic.

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Philippines

Philippines

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Zelda Blue
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2 years ago

I would like to see the rest of the weapon, it looks very substantial and impressive,

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Peru

Peru

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Carolinapearl
Community Member
2 years ago

Headdress looks VERY heavy

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Egypt

Egypt

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Susan Westmoreland
Community Member
2 years ago

He looks stoned

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Taiwan

Taiwan

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Shari Pierre
Community Member
2 years ago

What does he back look like? His dress looks very functional. Has a farmer ring to it.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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D. Pitbull
Community Member
2 years ago

Nice Lion costume. I like that they kept the Lion Head simple-ish and not overly flashy/inlaid with decorative horns/jewels/eyelashes so as not to overshadow the human.

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Myanmar

Myanmar

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Molly Universe
Community Member
2 years ago

That gold really looks good on him.

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Chile

Chile

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Lulik
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2 years ago

I think he's missing some spear or something...?

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#24

Togo

Togo

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Tilly Jean
Community Member
2 years ago

For some reason I just thought of Eddie Murphy’s outfit in “Coming to America”

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China

China

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Finn Fickle
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2 years ago

This is Manchurian dress as opposed to Chinese dress - a Chinese Changshan would only have two splits, a Mandarin collar, and no hanging seal from the belt.

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Portugal

Portugal

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Sue Nissen Herdman
Community Member
2 years ago

Love this pic

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Malaysia

Malaysia

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Romadhoni Ririn
Community Member
2 years ago

It looks like the traditional costume from Dayak Tribe.

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Poland

Poland

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Lulik
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2 years ago

Nie no, bez jaj...

Lulik
Community Member
2 years ago

I GDZIE CZAPKA? ? ? ?

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Monilip
Community Member
2 years ago

Whaaaaat. Polish dresses ard much more colourful then this one!

Lisa Pownall
Community Member
2 years ago

True, but the costume designer has obviously limited the colours to be closer to the red and white of the flag, making it more elegant too. My Sister-in-law is of Polish descent, and her grandmother made her some beautiful costumes.

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Adam Trojak
Community Member
2 years ago

this will be only one with the most negative comments from their own country, you'll see ;)

Kate
Community Member
2 years ago

he's smiling because his outfit has no plastic or hot glue

Alex Rose
Community Member
2 years ago

True. :D

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Koalamonster
Community Member
2 years ago

On this particular post I find the people complaining about the image in Polish more entertaining than the image itself. Also- Polish is interesting to me in how much more frequently you see the letter z. You just don't see it as much in English. My sister married someone with a Polish last name so it starts with Cz. It's kind of a cool language.

Wolfik
Community Member
2 years ago

I czemu ta koszula taka rozchełstana?

Jus
Community Member
2 years ago

I wystający podkoszulek po spodem?! Seriously.

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Mia Cardenas
Community Member
2 years ago

Visited Poland. Great people and culture in spite of such a tragic past.Can't wait to go back. Beautiful country

Marley Lennon
Community Member
2 years ago

He looks genuinely happy to be here

Miss Cris
Community Member
2 years ago

Is he dancing? :S

earringnut
Community Member
2 years ago

His smile is so genuine.

Felicia Dale
Community Member
2 years ago

Aw! Another darling! (I loved my too-short time in Poland!)

Amy Kocur
Community Member
2 years ago

I am glad to see it is of my people to wear dresses over pants.

Miss Cris
Community Member
2 years ago

I wear them, too. :S

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Marta Gaj
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2 years ago (edited)

this is one of many polish national costumes, every region in Poland has its own. This particular one is from city of Krakow, former capital city. We have a lot of nicer ones :P more colorful...

Whatshername
Community Member
2 years ago

He dropped his barrel yet committed to the pose

Ania Mała
Community Member
2 years ago

No, actually it is the pose from Polish folk dance :)

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Amy Kocur
Community Member
2 years ago

I didn’t realize how Polish i actually look until I thought this guy was my long lost brother 😂

Paweł Duda
Community Member
2 years ago

Well your name in polish means cat(male) :D

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Charles Lewis
Community Member
2 years ago

Cute

Nicky Harrison
Community Member
2 years ago

Missing the hat, guessing it would mess his hair up

Shinomi Chan
Community Member
1 year ago

Ooh! Poofy sleeves!

Johanes Timothy
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow looking like a dancing costume. Do they dance the Polonaise with this ?

Marta Gaj
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2 years ago

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Mo Poppins
Community Member
2 years ago

He has such warm eyes.

Kimberly Bogovich-Noble
Community Member
2 years ago

They live to dance!

Julia Kościuk-Załupka
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, they quite mixed pieces from different regions :/

Maciej Stefaniak
Community Member
2 years ago

Polska cebula...

Brenda Owens
Community Member
2 years ago

Very nice, I love the belt.

Ana M
Community Member
2 years ago

No, no. Poland men are more muscular.

Patrycja Koprowska
Community Member
2 years ago

A to miał być strój ludowy, czy narodowy? Bo naszym narodowym strojem jest żupan i kontusz, pas słucki i szabla.

Sophia Trinh
Community Member
2 years ago

He looks so cheerful :D

Shelley Kapach
Community Member
2 years ago

Cutie.

Alison Grosso
Community Member
2 years ago

much prefer the smiling dudes...

Klaudia Cichosz
Community Member
2 years ago

Eeeee definitely not ... costume and ethic .... please...

Justyna Orzech
Community Member
2 years ago

Ciacho

Keith Crenshaw
Community Member
2 years ago

Very cute

Wolfie
Community Member
2 years ago

"...and your this height...." 😂😂

Rychu Rychers
Community Member
2 years ago

it looks funny, but actually it is a pose from a traditional polish dance. :)

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Leo Domitrix
Community Member
2 years ago

Nie! Nie! Forgive the bad Polish, I haven't spoken much since age 5... but oh! to quote Dziadzia... "głupi" (And I think it's *aspiring* gentleman in English, not "inspiring"?)

hungergames
Community Member
2 years ago

ten strój wygląda tak dobrze

Izabela Barry
Community Member
2 years ago

Świetny chłopak, piękny strój!

Raven Lorenzo
Community Member
2 years ago

HI babe. Lol

Dennis Bielecki
Community Member
2 years ago

Handsome guy!

Lyop
Community Member
2 years ago

Cute smile!!

Lisa Adkison-Weaver
Community Member
2 years ago

Justin Beiber is from Poland?!

Barbara Schaecher
Community Member
2 years ago

No.

Edyta Zielińska
Community Member
2 years ago

Not hot 🤦‍♀️

rai mei
Community Member
2 years ago

I feel his face is too modern for the costume...

Suzanne Storms
Community Member
2 years ago

He didn’t commit

Kari Andrews
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2 years ago

That arm is dead

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Deepak Subramony
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2 years ago

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Wow, he smiles. You almost never see anyone smile in Poland!

Lisa Johannesson
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2 years ago

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... what is he measuring?

Francisco Scaramanga
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2 years ago

it seems that he tried to make a figure from folk dance :)

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Vicky Zar
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2 years ago

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Istnieje slowo "laska" dla chlopcuw?

Paweł Duda
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2 years ago

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Pathetic.

Izabela Barry
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2 years ago

No wonder your last name is Duda.

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India

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Zelda Blue
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2 years ago

I love the material its very beautiful.

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

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October Ward
Community Member
2 years ago

Honestly, as a Puerto Rican. I think they did macrame but not with rope like that, and I also feel they got lazy with this. If this costume was made for like a contest. Lord forgive me, but its fucking terrible. And im kinda annoyed 😅

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#31

Sweden

Sweden

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Marina Rios
Community Member
2 years ago

All thee dudes looking like actual gods and then poor Mr. Sweden.

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Nigeria

Nigeria

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
2 years ago

dude must have smoked with Mr. Egypt :D

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Nepal

Nepal

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Momo Skarsgård
Community Member
2 years ago

Why does it look like they just took it out the suitcase and put it on? Geez they should carry a travel steamer.

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Brazil

Brazil

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Suzanne Storms
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2 years ago

He has Chile’s spear

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Cuba

Cuba

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Luuk Eegdeman
Community Member
2 years ago

All these customs are gorgeous and then you have mister Cuba... Poor poor mister Cuba

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Switzerland

Switzerland

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Coco
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2 years ago

wtf

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USA

USA

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BlackestDawn
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2 years ago

While superman may be "native" to USA (its "birth" country) it is not "native" in the same way that all the other costumes are. I feel that using an indian (as in native american) would've been a much better choice.

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