Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched

The Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador beauty contest launched in Ho Chi Minh City on May 16, drawing a large number of celebrities to promote the event.

Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched

The contest is scheduled to be held in Nha Trang city in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa. The aim of the competition is to select an ambassador who has the ability to promote Vietnam’s national costume around the world.

Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched

Designer Viet Hung (R) is one of the contest’s organisers and will serve as a judge for the competition.
 Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched

A number of celebrities were in attendance during the press conference to mark the launch of the contest.
 Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched

Actress Thuy Nga models an Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional dress) during the press conference.
Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched 

Phuong Khanh, Miss Earth 2018, was also present at the event.
 Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched

She oozed charm in a unique Ao Dai created by designer Viet Hung.
Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched 

The contest is open to all Vietnamese citizens between the ages of 18 and 27. They must be unmarried and posses a strong knowledge of Ao Dais.
Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched 

Contestants will first compete in preliminary stages before moving onto the semi-final and final which will take place between August 16 and November 15. The total prize money available is up to VND4 billion.
Beauty contest to search for Vietnam Ao Dai Ambassador launched 

The contest is scheduled to be held every two years.
 

 

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