The event with the participation of more than 3,000 people aims to raise awareness for healthcare, environmental protection and call for people to join hands building Ho Chi Minh City into a civilized, modern and warm-hearted city.
The 2017 Miss Grand Int’l pageant is slated to be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Quang Binh and Kien Giang provinces from October 5-26.
The contestants will take part in the swimsuit and preliminary competitions, and the final gala in the resort island of Phu Quoc in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang. Meanwhile the organization board chooses Quang Binh Province for the national costume contest.
Organizers hope that the realization of the event will contribute to promoting a positive image of Vietnam to the world, as well as presenting the country as a top-notch tourism destination. Winners of the pageant are expected to call for people let’s unite against war and violence.
The jury members of the contest include President of Miss Grand International Organization ,Nawat Itsaragrisil ; Vice President of Miss Grand International Organization, Teresa Chaivisut; Miss Grand International 2013, Janelee Chaparro, Vietnamese fashion designer Sy Hoang, actress Ly Nha Ky and Miss Hung Temple Giang My.
Launched in 2013 in Thailand, Miss Grand International is among the five largest beauty contests in the world, attracting participants from around 80 countries and territories worldwide. It is a member of the “Grand Slam of Beauty Pageants” which gathers the planet’s finest beauty events.
Contestants of Miss Grand International 2017 beauty contest joined a charity walk and tree planting in HCMC.
Beauties in Ao Dai by designer Ngo Nhat Huy