Truong Thi Dieu Ngoc from the central coastal city of Da Nang won the Miss Ao dai Vietnam contest – The Way to Miss World Crown beauty contest which ended in Ho Chi Minh City on June 7.
|Dieu Ngoc wins Miss Ao dai Vietnam 2016 (Photo: nld)|
Dieu Ngoc received a prize worth VND1.1 billion, including a cash prize of VND100 million. She will be the country's representative at Miss World 2016.
Yen Nhi was the first runner-up. Nhi got an award worth VND530 million, including a cash prize of VND30 million and a chance to participate in the Miss Grand International 2016.
The second runner-up went to Phuong Linh. She also received an award worth VND530 million, including a cash prize of VND30 million and an opportunity to compete in the Miss International 2016 in Japan.
Miss Ao dai Vietnam – The Way to Miss World Crown was held by Vietnam Television (VTV) and HCMC-based BHD Company. The contest which is the first beauty contest is organized in the format of a reality show to look for the best three to compete at three international beauty contests – Miss World, Miss International and Miss Supranational. Contestants spent 9 weeks for training workshops on communication, fitness, makeup, style, and etiquettes by leading experts, and competed with each other.