Miss Viet Nam 2008 to be ambassador of the poor

The theme of this year’s Miss Viet Nam beauty contest is, “social security for the poor”. The winning contestant will be an ambassador of the poor, according to the organizing board of the contest.

The VND300 million crown is designed for Miss Viet Nam 2008

To win the hearts of the people, Miss Viet Nam must not only be beautiful and intelligent, but must also have compassion.

She will wear a crown designed and made by Phu Nhuan Jewelry Company worth VND300 million (US$18,500). It is made of silver and gold and is encrusted with gemstones. The crown will be kept in a safe deposit box at the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam for future contest winners.

The contest takes place at the Hoai River Square in the city of Hoi An from August 19 to 30. The final night will be broadcast live on national channel VTV1.

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By V.Xuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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