VGP - The country’s most glamorous women will parade their beauty and talents during the final round of the 2012 Miss Vietnam pageant which is scheduled on August 12-25 in the central city of Da Nang, according to the organising board.
The annual event is to highlight the beauty of Vietnamese women from cities and provinces across the country.
The winners of the 2010 Miss Vietnam pageant - Illustration photo
The contestants will compete in four categories including performances of Ao dai - Vietnam ’s traditional long dress, swimsuits and evening gown dresses, and a Q&A session.
The winner of Miss Vietnam 2012 will be awarded a VND 300 million cash prize, with the runner up receiving VND 150 million and third place receiving VND 100 million.
The other contests on the sidelines of the pageant will be the Miss Talent, Miss Beach, Miss Ao Dai, Best Face and Best Contestant as voted for by the audience. Each winner will receive VND 30 million.
The contest, which is co-organised by Tien Phong (the Vanguard newspaper) and Da Nang People’s Committee, will introduce the country’s beauties, who must be from between 18-27 years old, single, at least 1.62m tall and a high-school graduate
The final will also be broadcast live on VTV1 and VTV4./.