Vietnam may miss both Miss World and Miss Earth pageants
For many years, Elite Vietnam has been the exclusive provider of contestants from
However, right after Elite Vietnam bailed out, a firm calling itself RASS jumped in.Minh Suong, a top executive of RASS, says the organizing board of Miss World has authorized her firm to select Vietnamese candidates to attend Miss World 2009 and 2010.
And there’s a problem, Suong said.“In 2009, the only authorized national beauty contest was Mrs Vietnam 2009,” she explained.
Suong stressed that RASS is making every effort to find three beauties to represent
“Assuming we get MOST permission,” Suong added, “we have to decide how to choose the beauties who are deserved to be representatives for
Will Huong Giang compete at Miss World 2009?
On October 13, the Miss World 2009 official website featured names and images of 100 beauties from all over the world.A ‘Miss
However, some sources say that Huong Giang is now the most brilliant candidate to represent
Under the Miss World regulations, candidates must be either the winner or a runner-up at a national beauty contest. Huong Giang was second runner-up for the title ofMiss Vietnam Global 2009, but that contest was organized in the
The HCM City modeling world is abuzz with whispers that Truong Thi May, runner up at Miss Ethnic Vietnam 2007 and runner-up at Miss Vietnam Photogenic 2006, will be nominated to attend Miss Earth 2009.
Thuy Hanh, an Elite exec, said that the firm is applying for MOST’s clearance to deploy beauties to Miss Earth 2009.“We still cannot reveal who will attend the contest. We may declare next week,” Hanh said.
MOST is waiting
Meanwhile, MOST says it has not received any proposals from any firms on sending beauties to international beauty contests.