20-year-old wins ‘Miss Charming TV’ contest

At just 20 years old, broadcaster Nguyen Thi Trang Phuong from Hau Giang TV in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang has won first prize in the 4th Miss Charming TV contest.

Trang Phuong receives her award at a ceremony on December 28 to crown the new Miss Charming TV (Photo: Courtesy of Cat Tien Sa)

She was among 13 contestants from 12 TV stations nationwide vying for the title on December 28.

Phuong was the youngest competitor and had just six months experience as a broadcaster at Hau Giang TV. Audiences also voted her most popular.

The young winner received VND33 million for both prizes while Hau Giang TV came first in the contest for the second year in a row. Ms. Nguyen Thi Chuc Anh of Hau Giang won first place last year.

Tran Quynh Mai, 23, from Hanoi TV, captured the second prize and won the most beautiful ASEAN costume category.

Pham Thi Dieu Huong, 22, from Hai Phong TV in the northern province of Hai Phong secured third prize.

Huynh Thi Quynh Giang from Dong Nai TV and Do Hoang Ngoc Diem from Can Tho TV rounded out the top fourth and fifth spots respectively.

The competition also gave out six consolation prizes worth VND8 million (US$350) each.

Winners of the four categories were:

Most beautiful Ao Dai: Do Hoang Ngoc Diem from Can Tho TV.
Most Photogenic: Dao Thi Thanh Ha from Ho Chi Minh City TV.
Most beautiful regional costume: Bui Thanh Quy from Gia Lai TV in Ba Na ethnic minority.
Miss Talent:  Hoang Thi Nga from Ba Ria-Vung Tau TV.

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By Uyen Phuong

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