|Mr International 2019 Trịnh Bảo, a fashion model and fitness trainer in Hải Phòng and HCM City, is invited to be a member of the jury of Mr Universe Vietnam 2022. — Photo courtesy of the organiser|
HCM CITY — The first Mr Universe Việt Nam 2022 competition has been launched in HCM City.
Vietnamese men at home and abroad, aged 18 to 30, who are at least 1.75m tall are encouraged to join.
The selection round is scheduled to open in May in HCM City and Hà Nội. The contestants will compete in the categories of traditional costumes, swimsuits, question-and-answer sessions and evening wear.
They will also take part in additional competitions highlighting their talent and charity work.
Ten finalists will compete for the crown. The organiser will present awards for Mr Talent, Mr Sports and Mr Charming Face.
The total in cash prizes is VNĐ3 billion (US$132,000).
The winners will represent Việt Nam in global competitions such as Mr World and Man of the Year.
The jury will include Mr International 2019 Trịnh Bảo, a fashion model and fitness trainer in Hải Phòng and HCM City.
Bảo stands at 1.85m, and 80kg in weight. Before being crowned as Mr International 2019 in Manila, the Philippines, he won a bronze medal at the Việt Nam Supermodel 2018 contest.
“We hope our competition will support men, particularly those living in rural and remote areas, to develop their career in music, movies, fashion and eventually business,” said Phạm Duy Khánh, chairman of Mr Universe Việt Nam 2022 and head of the event’s organising board.
The final round of Mr Universe Việt Nam 2022 will be organised on July 30 in HCM City, and be broadcast live on Việt Nam Television. — VNS