|Nguyễn Thị Hải Yến (centre) from An Giang Province was crowned Miss Southern Việt Nam 2017. The 2018 contest has kicked off to find candidates for international beauty contests. — VNS|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The winner of Miss Southern Việt Nam 2018 will represent the country at the Miss Globe contest in Italy in November.
This was announced by Võ An Nguyên, head of the pageant’s organising board, on Tuesday as he declared the pageant open.
One of the three runners-up of the contest will compete for Miss Heritage Universe 2019.
Nguyên said the contest was held to honour the beauty and intelligence of southern young women who were eligible to represent Việt Nam in international beauty pageants.
This is the second edition of the contest. The jury comprises director Trần Quang, designer Sĩ Hoàng, journalist Hà Quang Ngọc, doctor Hồng Vinh, singer Nguyên Vũ and modelling mentor Phúc Nguyễn Nadam.
The final round of the contest will be held in HCM City in October.
Nguyễn Thị Hải Yến from An Giang Province was crowned Miss Southern Việt Nam 2017. — VNS