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Vietnam introduces new beauty pageant

Vietnam introduces new beauty pageant

Monday, February 06, 2023, 15:03 GMT+7
Vietnam introduces new beauty pageant
Doan Thien An, Miss Grand Vietnam 2022, attends the press conference for the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Hoai Phuong / Tuoi Tre

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports has approved the organization of the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, which is scheduled to take place until the end of the year.

The organizer, Golden Lotus Advertising Commercial JSC, announced the inception of the annual contest at a press conference on Sunday evening.

Luong Thuy Linh (L), Miss World Vietnam 2019, Le Nguyen Bao Ngoc (C), Miss Intercontinental 2022, and Nguyen Thu Thuy Tien, Miss Grand International 2021, are introduced as the ambassadors of the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Hoai Phuong / Tuoi Tre

Luong Thuy Linh (L), Miss World Vietnam 2019, Le Nguyen Bao Ngoc (C), Miss Intercontinental 2022, and Nguyen Thu Thuy Tien, Miss Grand International 2021, are introduced as the ambassadors of the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Hoai Phuong / Tuoi Tre

The preliminary round began last month and will last until August.

The semifinal will take place in September while the finale is slated for November and December with the participation of 63 contestants.

Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien, Miss Grand International 2021, attends the press conference for the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Handout via Tuoi Tre

Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien, Miss Grand International 2021, attends the press conference for the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Handout via Tuoi Tre

Luong Thuy Linh, Miss World Vietnam 2019, Le Nguyen Bao Ngoc, Miss Intercontinental 2022, and Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien, Miss Grand International 2021, were selected as the ambassadors of the beauty pageant.

Bao Ngoc will also sit on the board of judges.

Le Nguyen Bao Ngoc, Miss Intercontinental 2022, attends the press conference for the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Handout via Tuoi Tre

Le Nguyen Bao Ngoc, Miss Intercontinental 2022, attends the press conference for the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Handout via Tuoi Tre

At Sunday’s event, Golden Lotus also announced the organization of the Miss World Vietnam 2023 contest in either June or July, the Miss Grand Vietnam 2023 in July and August, and the Miss Grand International 2023 in October.

Luong Thuy Linh, Miss World Vietnam 2019, attends the press conference for the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Handout via Tuoi Tre

Luong Thuy Linh, Miss World Vietnam 2019, attends the press conference for the Miss National Vietnam 2023 beauty pageant, February 5, 2023. Photo: Handout via Tuoi Tre

There has been an explosion in the number of beauty pageants recently.

In 2022, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism officially approved at least 22 beauty contests.

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