Thuy Van to represent Vietnam at Miss International beauty pageant

Miss International Vietnam 2015 Pham Hong Thuy Van (Photo) has traveled to Japan for the 2015 Miss International pageant to be held in Tokyo from October 17-November 5.

Van will join to auction a rice painting of a Vietnamese young woman enjoying Itsukushima floating shrine, one of Japan's most popular tourist attractions, in the event.

The contest, the 55th of its kind, attracted more than 70 contestants from countries throughout the world.It is aimed to contribute to international friendship and mutual understanding between countries.

Launched in 1960, the annual international beauty pageant is one of the largest beauty contests after Miss World, Miss Universe and Miss Earth contests.

By Khac Thi – Translated by Kim Khanh

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