|The online photo contest called Check in Việt Nam was launched this week to promote the Miss Vietnam Tourism Global 2021. (Photo courtesy of the organiser)|
HCM CITY— The Miss Vietnam Tourism Global 2021 competition has been launched online as the number of COVID-19 cases has continued to increase.
Women aged 18 to 27 who are at least 1.60m tall are encouraged to send their portrait and full body photographs to the organiser Five6 Entertainment.
Each candidate should also send a video to introduce herself. Transgender contestants are encouraged to enter the contest.
The organiser will select 50 candidates for the semifinal round which is expected to be held on July 31 in HCM City.
The contestants will compete in the categories of traditional costumes, swimsuits, question-and-answer sessions and eveningwear.
Thirty-five finalists will compete for the crown on the final night event to be held in Bình Thuận Province’s Phan Thiết City, one of the country’s popular tourist destinations.
The top three winners will represent Việt Nam in global beauty competitions such as Miss Supranational and Miss World.
|Miss Sports Việt Nam 2012 Lại Hương Thảo, who was the Vietnamese representative at Miss World 2013, is a member of the jury of Miss Vietnam Tourism Global 2021. Photo courtesy of the organiser|
Miss Sports Việt Nam 2012 Lại Hương Thảo, who was the Vietnamese representative at Miss World 2013, is a member of the jury. She works in different fields, including fashion and movies. She will support contestants during the event.
"We target turning this beauty contest into a special introduction to Việt Nam, the country’s tourism, culture and lifestyle,” said Phạm Duy Khánh, head of Miss Vietnam Tourism Global 2021 organising board.
“We hope our event will encourage people to discover the beauty of Việt Nam as well as develop the country’s tourism.”
Khánh said the organiser worked with the authorities of Phan Thiết City to organise the contest in a professional way.
“Through the event’s final round, we want to introduce the beauty of Phan Thiết and its tourism to people around the world.”
Bình Thuận tourism has many advantages such as well-known resorts, beautiful beaches and sand dunes, mostly in Phan Thiết City, as well as high-quality tourism services and cuisine.
Local authorities have launched new policies and programmes to promote the area as a safe, friendly, and attractive tourist destination.
Miss Vietnam Tourism Global 2021 will be broadcast live on Việt Nam Television and Bình Thuận Television & Radio.
To expand the contest nationwide, the organiser has launched an online photo contest called Check in Việt Nam. Photos featuring tourist sites in Việt Nam are encouraged. They should be sent to the organiser’ email Hoahaudulichvietnam2021@gmail.com. — VNS