Vu Tran Bao Nguyen, 13, was named as the winner of the Little Miss Ao Dai Vietnam 2019 pageant during the final night of the beauty contest held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 29.
Vu Tran Bao Nguyen is a student at Le Quy Don secondary school in Ho Chi Minh City and surpassed 19 other finalists to win the Little Miss Ao Dai Vietnam 2019 crown.
As winner, the 13-year-old girl receives a crown worth VND800 million, a scepter, winnings, and a necklace, with costs at VND500 million, VND200 million, and VND100 million, respectively. During her term, she will present an Ao Dai by designer Viet Hung to underprivileged local students.
Bao Nguyen poses alongside designer Viet Hung, the organiser of the pageant.
The first runner-up spot went to Doan Minh Anh of Ho Chi Minh City.
The second runner-up title went to Le Gia Huy, 10, from Tran Quoc Thao primary school in Ho Chi Minh City.
The Little Miss Ao Dai Vietnam 2019 pageant was launched several months ago. In total, 300 contestants took part with only 20 being chosen to progress to the final round.
Future contests are scheduled to take place every two years with the final round to be held in different cities across the country.
Here are some photos of the pageant’s final night on June 29: