Miss Grand International: Vietnam’s Ngoc Thao stands out in national costume competition

In a costume weighing up to 30kg, Vietnamese representative Ngoc Thao looked outstanding among 63 competitors in the national costume competition at the Miss Grand International pageant, held on the evening of March 24.

The second runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2020 showed her professional catwalk skills in a costume designed by Tin Thai. The light-catching outfit helped her shine in the contest. 

Ngoc Thao made sudden movements and shook her body to bring into play the light-catching material on the outfit to impress the judges. She also actively interacted with the camera while rotating in the middle of the stage. The graceful and decisive movement helped Thao win the eyes of the audience. 

Inspired by the art of bonsai, the national costume performed by Thao is named "Jade Leaves, Golden Branches" (an implication for a noble young girl). The costume was not only a symbol of the royal life of the Nguyen Dynasty – Vietnam’s latest feudal dynasty - but also is associated with the meaning of the name Ngoc Thao. The costume combined traditional cultural identity and modern elements.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg
Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg
Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg
Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg
 

Other contestants in the national costume competition:

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Ecuador - Sonia Luna.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Spain - Iris Miguélez Méndez.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Laos - Phatthana Khidaphone.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Indonesia - Kharishma Aura.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Argentina - Mariana Varela.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Guatemala - Ivana Batchelor.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of America - Abena Appiah.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Cuba - Jennifer Sánchez Aguilar.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Sri Lanka - Prathibha Liyaarachchi.

Miss Grand 2020: Ngọc Thảo nổi bật phần thi trang phục nặng gần 30 kg

Representative of Colombia - Natalia Manrique Aguilar


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