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Shayna Ding

Birth Place
Beijing, China
Age
25
Height
5'6"
Weight
112 lbs
Language
Mandarin, English
Occupation
Pharmacist
Childhood dreams
Professional dancer and scientist
Which city will be the best place to realize your dream?
Vancouver
The most memorable moment
When my family first arrived in Canada, we didn’t have much money and was very fortunate to receive subsidies from the government. In addition, I struggled in school due to the language barrier. After years of hard work and volunteering in the community, I was awarded as a Youth Immigrant with Distinction in Calgary. The moment that I accepted the award on TV was the most memorable.
Hobbies
dancing, hot yoga, hiking, running, shopping, walking my cat
Talents
International Modern Standard Ballroom, International Latin Ballroom, Chinese traditional and folk dance, ballet
Favourite colour
pink and white
Favourite animal
cats
Favourite sport
dancesport
Favourite dance
waltz
Favourite artiste
Jackie Chan
Artiste you wish to collaborate with
Aaron Kwok
Who is your female role model and why?
Miranda Kerr. It took her more than 10 years to be an international supermodel. She never gave up and kept chasing her dream. Now with her busy schedule as an entrepreneur, she still makes time to take care of herself and her family.
Favourite Miss Chinese Vancouver and why?
Maria Rincon. She is a friend of mine and her positive vibe is very admirable.
What is the most beautiful object or incident in the world? Please provide a detailed account.
The most beautiful thing in the world is being in love. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return” - Moulin Rouge
Which body parts are you most satisfied with?
My legs
Do you have any expectations towards the Pageant?
I expect to take the 3-months long challenge to train and improve my public speaking and stage confidence.
If you were to ask the MC a question at the Final, what would you ask?
What makes you blush?
What areas do you want to better yourself?
Learn Cantonese.
Reasons for joining the Pageant
I joined this pageant to challenge myself, push my limits, and to reach for my dreams.
Why do you think you will excel at this Pageant and be crowned Miss Chinese Vancouver?
To be able to win the hearts of the judges and the audience, one must be confident yet humble. I am confident in my dance training, yet I stay humble for all disciplines.
If you won this contest, how, as Miss Chinese Vancouver, would you contribute to the society and the world?
I would like to use the title to speak about physical and mental health issues. Especially regarding the stigma of mental health issues, as it is a time sensitive manner that is close to my heart.

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