Vietnamese student wins first prize in int’l modelling contest
The contest was organised by two modelling companies, Glamour Fair (in
Ha Anh went to the
Since high school, she has often been invited to sing and perform at student fashion and music shows, but hasn’t done any professional modelling. As an amateur, she has been in favour with famous Vietnamese fashion designers such as Vo Viet Chung and Ton Hieu Anh, who have designed their costumes or reserved them exclusively for her.
Last December, she participated in the 2005 Miss Viet
Ha Anh surpassed 12 girls in the final examination. The jury made a decision after watching the candidates’ performances and reviewing the shots the professional photographers took.
"She has a lot of potential... We see in her confidence, determination, a great capacity for communication, and a noble and attractive performance style that comes very naturally," the jury concluded.
Ha Anh said: "I was lucky to get the support of the makeup specialist Kevin Nguyen, who has worked for Versace and Valentino fashion shows. I only knew to try my best because it is a fair contest for finding potential talent. The praise from the audience (the model companies) made me much more confident. After the contest, I got some invitations from some model companies, but haven’t agreed yet because I have to return to university to pass the graduation exam."