30 contestants to vie for Miss Vietnam title
Selected from hundreds of entrants in regional rounds, the beauties will have to spend 11 days in the UNESCO-listed heritage site, which is located in the central province of Quang Nam.
Though every contestant is vying for the main title above all, there are also the Miss Photogenic,
They will take part in swimwear, ao dai (Vietnamese dress) and gown and interview rounds to be held during the pageant.
A 5,000 seat floating stage will be built on an area of more than 600 square meters for the grand finale, added Mr Tran Minh Ca, deputy chairman of the Quang Nam People’s Committee.
This is the peak of the tourist season, so the pageant is expected to attract a large number of visitors, said Mr Duong Xuan
The Miss Vietnam Pageant, held every two years since 1988, is the country’s most prestigious beauty contest. It is organised by Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper.