16:22 | 24/04/2019 Society
The Miss World Vietnam beauty pageant officially kicked off on April 22.
The competition aims to select a contestant to represent Vietnam at the Miss World pageant which will take place in Thailand in November.
Le Xuan Son, Editor-in-chief of newspaper Tien Phong, was appointed as head of the beauty pageant’s judging panel this year.
Ha Kieu Anh, Miss Vietnam 1992, was also selected as a judge whilst Do My Linh, Miss Vietnam 2016, and Tran Tieu Vy, Miss Vietnam 2018, were named as ambassadors for the Miss World Vietnam pageant.
The southern region’s final round is scheduled to be held in Nha Trang while the northern region’s final round will take place in Ha Long Bay in northern Quang Ninh province and Hanoi.
The pageant’s final round is scheduled to be organized in August in the central city of Da Nang.
Miss World is widely considered one of the most reputable beauty pageants in the world which Vietnam has sent a number of representatives to over the years. Two beauties who achieved remarkable success at the Miss World pageant, include Nguyen Thi Huyen who finished in the top 15 of Miss World 2004, and Do My Linh who won the Beauty with a Purpose award.