VOV.VN -The organising board of Miss Charm International announced Vietnam as the host of the beauty pageant’s debut contest during a press conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 8.
|At the press conference
A number of famed Vietnamese beauties took part in the event, including Huyen My, who finished in the Top 10 of Miss Grand International 2017, and Thuy Dung, who finished as the second runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2016. The pair were joined by Lan Khue, Miss Ao Dai Vietnam 2015, Le Au Ngan Anh, Vietnam’s representative at Miss Intercontinental, and Mai Ngo, the runner-up at The Face Vietnam 2016.
Miss Charm International, a recently founded international beauty pageant, is being organised by the Hong Kong-based Miss Charm International Organization.
For the contest’s first edition in 2020, the beauty pageant is expected to have contestants from between 40 to 50 participating countries.
The pageant aims to honour the beauty of the soul, intelligence, talent, in addition to the physical beauty of women worldwide. The event marks a golden opportunity for contestants to popularise their land, people, cuisine, and promote tourism to international friends through the range of activities taking place throughout the competition.
In recent years, Vietnam has produced several contenders at global beauty pageants. Notable examples include Lan Khue who finished among the Top 11 of Miss World 2015, Thuy Van who finished as the third runner-up of Miss International 2015, Nguyen Thi Loan who finished in the Top 20 of Miss Grand International 2016, and Huyen My who was named among the Top 10 of Miss Grand International 2017.