Miss H'Hen Nie H’Hen Nie is the first Vietnamese representative to achieve a Top 5 finish. The Top 3 finalists were made up of beauties from South Africa, the Philippines and Venezuela. The Vietnamese beauty is 1.72 meters tall and measures 83-60-97. She was crowned Miss Universe Viet Nam 2017. The finale of the Miss Universe 2018 took place in Bangkok, Thailand with the participation of 94 contestants from 94 countries and territories. According to the rules this year, the organizers selected the top 20, instead of the top 16 as in last season, then the top 10 and top 5./. By Khanh Phuong … [Read more...] about Vietnamese beauty enters Top 5 in Miss Universe 2018
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A 22-year-old Vietnamese woman who sparked public criticism shortly after winning the 2017 Miss Ocean Vietnam last year has received yet another blow when the country’s performing arts watchdog has requested that her crown be revoked. Le Au Ngan Anh shocked the country with her winning the beauty pageant in October 2017, with members of the public believing that her physical appearance does not deserve the title. The 2017 Miss Ocean Vietnam contest was held by Vo Viet Chung International Co. Ltd., owned by Vo Viet Chung, a famed local designer. On Thursday, the Department of Performing Arts under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism requested that Vo Viet Chung International void the result of the contest and strip Anh of her title for breaking competition regulations regarding eligibility. The young student was announced winner of the beauty pageant even when she was known to have undergone a nose job, which violates the contest’s eligibility rule. Anh has admitted … [Read more...] about Controversial Miss Ocean Vietnam to be stripped of title
Contestants are all Vietnamese citizens inside or outside the Vietnamese territory; foreigners living and working in Viet Nam; with no age limit. The organization board hopes to receive excellent submissions with theme “I love Vietnam” representing creative angles of view of culture, human, landscape… that show love for country of art photographers, visitors and travel holics. Please visit website: http://www.vtr.org.vn/ for more specific contest rules.Catching up with 4.0 industrial revolution wave and supporting contestants, this year – for the first time – the organization board accepts digital submissions and jpg images. Contestants please follow specific directions and send submissions to website: www.anhnghethuatdulich.com.The National Tourism Art Photography Contest has been first held since 1990 in larger scale with high-quality artworks. Continuing the resounding success of 7 last contests, The 8th National Tourism Art Photography Contest themed … [Read more...] about The 8th National Tourism Art Photography Contest themed “I Love Vietnam” launched
Miss Universe 2008 is being held in Vietnam but it is the personal affair of the Miss Universe Organisation. Vietnam’s participation in the contest is limited.Nine months of preparations for two weeks of activityMiss Universe Organisation’s own rules were applied in the first days of the pageant (correspondents not allowed to interview or take photos of contestants, etc.). It is natural that every game has its rules and everyone who takes part must obey the rules. But investing nearly US$20 million in a game named “Miss Universe 2008”: how will Vietnam benefit from that game when the host country has to follow strict rules and doesn’t have many chances to show itself off?Officially becoming the host of this international beauty contest just nine months ago, host Vietnam didn’t carefully prepare for this big game. Its improper preparations were seen in warm-up events organised by Vietnam in the first two weeks of the contest. Generally, the exchange … [Read more...] about Int’l beauty queens, the first and last time in Vietnam?
Gay beauty pageants are gaining momentum without official recognition. Like many young people, Lam Thi wanted nothing more than to walk the stage at a glamorous beauty contest.Vietnam.Vietnam, it is commonly accepted that if something is not mentioned in the law, it is forbidden.‘Just for fun’Ho Chi Minh City’s AIDS Prevention Committee.Vietnam, said he held Vietnam’s first gay beauty contest at a hotel in HCMC “just for fun.”province of Tay Ninh, said she had had breast augmentation surgery and would undergo more complicated sex-related surgery in the near future.DignityVietnam.Opening up Pre-game jitters: Contestants prepare backstage at Miss Angel, one of many gay beauty contests becoming increasingly popular in Ho Chi Minh City. … [Read more...] about Gender-bending the rules
Shin Kyuk-Ho, 95, founded the group in Tokyo in 1948 and built into a sprawling giant that today has dozens of units focused on food, retail and hotels in South Korea and Japan.It is the fifth biggest of the chaebol, the family-run conglomerates that have powered South Korea's growth into the world's 11th-largest economy, but are sometimes accused of murky business practices and overly-close ties with politicians.Lotte has been a target of investigations since Shin's two sons made headlines with a bitter public fight for control of the group, featuring personal attacks in which they accused each other of mismanagement, personality flaws, and of manipulating their frail, aged father.The founder, three of his children, and his mistress were all in the dock on multiple charges at the Seoul Central District Court.Shin was accused of embezzling at least 128.6 billion won (US$119 million) from the firm to benefit his relatives.He was found guilty and sentenced to four … [Read more...] about Founder of South Korea’s Lotte Group given 4 years’ jail
With the Government’s new rules allowing just one beauty contest each year, the Miss Viet Nam pageant has become the first casualty after the Mrs Viet Nam contest got the nod this year. A Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism decision last month allows only one beauty pageant at the national level each year and one in every region. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Tien Tho said, "The organisers of Miss World and Miss Universe Viet Nam sent their applications late even though we reminded them while the Mrs Viet Nam organisers sent it in early." The latter has received permission, with Viet Nam set to host the Mrs World pageant at the end of this year, he added. Candidates from regional contests will have to go for the Miss World and Miss Universe contests. Nguyen Thuy Nga, managing director of Elite Vietnam Company, said, "We can choose winners from previous years for this year’s Miss World." Even during years when many national beauty contests are … [Read more...] about Beauty contest hit by new rule
Chief of the Performance Art Agency Le Ngoc Cuong said that legal documents were not for fun when the authorities of Khanh Hoa province asked the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism to change the rules for organising beauty contests.According to this regulation, which was issued in late 2008 and has already taken effect, there will only be one national pageant organised a year.Meanwhile, Khanh Hoa has allowed three organisations to organise three beauty contests in Nha Trang city in 2009, including the Miss Universe Vietnam of the Universe JS Company, Miss World Vietnam of Vinpearl Tourism and Trade JS Company, and Miss Vietnam of RASS to choose Vietnamese representatives for the Miss World pageant.The province, therefore, asked the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to change the regulations towards permitting the organisation of 2-3 national beauty contests within a year.However, Cuong said the rule was issued in December 2008 after the Ministry of Culture, Sports and … [Read more...] about Legal documents apparently not for fun
The Performance Art Agency has received applications to host the Miss Vietnam 2010 beauty contests from the Tien Phong newspaper and the US-based RAAS Group. The Performance Art Agency’s chief Pham Dinh Thang said that this year less companies registered to hold beauty contests than in previous years because of recession and the stricter rules on beauty pageants. The agency will make public the name of the winner in late November. Tien Phong Newspaper was the founder of the Miss Vietnam pageant and it organized 11 Miss Vietnam contests since 1988 (each two years) while RASS is the organizer of the Miss World 2010 in Vietnam. Source: VietNamNet/TT&VH … [Read more...] about Who will host the Miss Vietnam 2010 pageant?
A Vietnamese short film, A Superhero’s Choice, will join 144 short films from around the world in the 48 Go Green competition a version of making film project on environment within 48 hours.Fast Food Films made the superman movie with a message that “There’s no need to save the world because of the existence of a supernatural power. Let’s start from the simple things.” The film that according to competition rules had to be shot in less than 48 hours is about Nam, a super boy in a superman family. He spends his first 15 years as a superhero doing big things to save the world”, but meets Chau Ly, a beautiful volunteer of the program Save the Green Planet, and realizes he should follow his father’s advice and do small things.The film makers did all the filming in 11 hours and spent the rest of the time doing animation and editing. 48 Go Green is the “green version” of the 48 Hour Film Project. All the entries were submitted via … [Read more...] about Super greeny film in Go Green contest