First beauty contest for Vietnamese men starts

The first beauty contest for men titled “Mister Vietnam 2010” has been kicked off on November 12.

Mister International 2008, Ngo Tien Doan

The pageant aims to honor beauty of physical body, spirit and knowledge of Vietnamese men. Not only receive a cash prize of VND750 million (US$37,500),the winner will also represent Vietnamese men with needed characteristics - confident, fashionable, strong and elegant - to vie for the Mister International 2011 in the Philippines, said Ngo Tien Doan, representative of the organizers and Mister International 2008.

The organizer has received applications since November 12 and will choose 30 contestants for the final round in Mui Ne tourist site, Binh Thuan Province and Vung Tau City from December 15 to January 1.

The contest also includes minor titles consisting of Mr. Gentleman, Mr. Sport, Mr. Talent, Mr. Environment, and Mr. Knowledge.

The final night will be held at the Vung Tau’s Sporting Hall and broadcast live on VTV9, VTV4, and RTV channels on January 1, 2011.

The event is jointly organized by the Vietnam Television VTV9 and the Bac Dau Entertainment Company with a support of Nha Be Garment Company.

Source: Thanh Nien – Translated by Kim Khanh

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