October 27, 2008
|Vo Viet Chung to design clothes for Miss Universe 2008|
|22:32′ 29/11/2007 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – Fashion designer Vo Viet Chung said Universe Joint Stock Company, the organiser of Miss Universe 2008, had invited him to design costumes for more than 120 contestants.
The invitation was sent after Vo Viet Chung designed ao dai for Miss Universe 2007 Riyo Mori, Miss USA 2007 Rachel Rene Smith, and Miss Teen USA 2007 Hilary during their visit to Vietnam several days ago. These girls said they like Vietnamese ao dai very much.
Chung’s ao dai collection was recently introduced on an international fashion TV channel, Fashion TV.
July 4, 2008
|One more beauty queen honoured|
|12:18′ 20/11/2007 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – Miss Tay Do for Vietnamese women who reside in the Mekong Delta, the southeast region or HCM City, closed last Saturday, with the crown belonging to Vu Lan Phuong from Can Tho City.
Phuong, 19, 1.70m tall, body measurement 80 – 60 – 88, also won the Best answer prize. Miss Tay Do 2007 is a second-year student of the Foreign Language Faculty of the Can Tho University. She previously won a prize at the Miss South Mekong 2007 pageant contest and attended the Miss Vietnam Global 2007.
The first runner-up is Nguyen Thi My Thanh, 21, an office staff member from Vinh Long province. She also won the title Miss Thai Tuan and the cooking and rowing prizes in the talent contest, part of Miss Tay Do.
The second runner-up is Huynh Thi Ngoc Linh, 18, from Can Tho City, a student of the HCM City Foreign Trade University.
Other winners are Nguyen Thi Hong Nguyet (HCM City) – Best Body title, Tran Lam Tu Quynh (HCM City) – Beat in Ao dai, and Bui Le Kim Ngoc (HCM City) – Miss Photo.
This beauty contest was co-organized by Can Tho Television and the Cat Tien Sa Media and Television Company
(Source: Dan Tri)
July 4, 2008
|Miss Vietnam 2006 makes charity DVD|
|15:02′ 26/02/2008 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – Miss Vietnam 2006 Mai Phuong Thuy’s decision to make a DVD for charity is attracting public attention.
The DVD, entitled Wild Flowers, includes 10 chapters about Mai Phuong Thuy’s discoveries about the beauty of Vietnam from the North to the South.
Each area she has passes has a romantic name: Sapa heaven gate, Hai Phong – paradise on the earth, Hung Yen – lotus scent of the North, Hanoi – my hometown, Saigon – Fareast Gem, etc. Mai Phuong Thuy is the DVD’s tour guide around Vietnam’s variety of destinations.
Mai Phuong Thuy’s goals for this DVD is to introduce Vietnam’s beauty to Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
She traveled around the country in 2007 to record beautiful spots in and around 40 different tourist cities. After releasing the first DVD introducing 10 places this February, she will introduce the remaining 3 DVDs in 2008.
Mai Phuong Thuy has invested all of her savings into the 40 tracks and she will donate most of the revenue from the sales of these DVDs to charity activities in 2008.
July 4, 2008
|Miss World 2007 visits Vietnam|
|07:59′ 29/06/2008 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – Miss World 2007 Zhang Zi Lin arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on June 28, beginning her humanitarian and social activities in Vietnam as part of a Miss World’s duties.
She will also visit Nha Trang city to attend a parade welcoming the Miss Universe 2008 contest.
Teresa Sam – first runner of the World Beauty Contest for Vietnamese which was held in Vietnam last year – will join Miss World Zhang Zi Lin in her social activities.
Hoang Kieu, chairman of the US company RASS which sponsors the Miss World’s humanitarian activities in Vietnam , said RASS is preparing to apply for hosting the Miss World contest in Vietnam in 2010.
July 4, 2008
|2008 Miss Universe commences in Vietnam|
|12:27′ 22/06/2008 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – A press conference held on June 20 at the Caravelle Hotel in HCM City saw Le Tien Tho, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism open Miss Universe 2008 pageant in Vietnam.
Eighty contestants from around the world and Miss Universe 2007 Riyo Mori are present in Vietnam.
The organization board announced that many activities will take place in HCMC and Nha Trang from the 20 June to 14 July 2008.
VietNamNet captured international beauties at a night party at Sheraton Hotel, HCM City.
|Miss Universe: 40 contestants call on children’s village|
|16:45′ 27/06/2008 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – Over 40 competitors paid a charity visit to the SOS village for disadvantaged children in Hanoi this morning, June 27.
On this occasion, the Miss Universe organising board presented VND200 million ($11,700) to the village. VietNamNet’s Le Anh Dung was on hand for the calling.