Vietnamese contestant in Miss International top 15

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Highly expected to rank highly at the Miss International 2011 pageant, Vietnam's Truc Diem only entered the top 15. Miss Ecuador, Maria Fernanda Cornejo, defeated 66 rivals to become the beauty queen. Truc Diem and Miss International 2011. The final night of Miss International 2011 took place in Chengdu, China on the evening of November 6, with the participation of 67 girls from many countries in the world. Contestants competed in six categories. After the evening gown performance, they showed … [Read more...]

Truong Tri Truc Diem chosen for Miss International

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Truong Tri Truc Diem, first runner-up of Miss Vietnam Photogenic in 2005 and Miss Fashion at Miss Earth contest 2007, will represent Vietnam at Miss International 2011 from Saturday until November 6 in Chengdu, China. Diem, who was born in 1987, has vital statistics of 83-60-90 and is 1.74 meters tall. She speaks English fluently and has a photogenic face and radiant smile. Truong Tri Truc Diem will participate in Miss International 2011 beauty pageant in Chengdu, China - Photo: Courtesy of … [Read more...]

“Long thanh cam gia ca” triumphs at Golden Kite

Long thanh cam gia ca (A song about a girl who plays zither in Thang Long royal citadel) scooped the Golden Kite awards at Hoa Binh Theater on Sunday night with four awards. The movie about the famous poet, Nguyen Du, defeated three films, Khat vong Thang Long, Canh dong bat tan and Vu dieu dam me to win the best feature at the Golden Kites. The film also took best actor for Dinh Toan in his role as King Le Long Dinh, best script for Meritorious Artist Van Le and best design for artists Nguyen … [Read more...]

Golden Kite Awards spotlight Vietnamese cinema

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>> Acclaimed film removed from Vietnamese film contest >> Golden Kite nominations take a look back A film entitled "Fate of a Songstress in Thang Long" won the prize for best film in 2010 at Vietnam's Golden Kite Awards. The award ceremony was held on Sunday at Hoa Binh Theater in Ho Chi Minh City. The delegation of "Fate of a Songstress in Thang Long" received the award for the best film "Fate of a Songstress in Thang Long", or Long thanh cam gia ca, directed by Dao Ba Son … [Read more...]

Vietnam Oscar 2011 go to Lan Ngoc, Dinh Toan

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VietNamNet Bridge - Lan Ngoc, leading actress in "Floating Lives" won the Best Actress while Dinh Toan who played King Le Long Dinh in "Thang Long Aspiration" received the Best Actor titles at the Golden Kite Award 2011 ceremony in HCM City on March 13. and Best Actor Awards to Lan Ngoc (red) and Dinh Toan. (photo: VNE) … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s supermodel to compete at Miss International 2010

VietNamNet Bridge - Model Chung Thuc Quyen will go to China on October 21 for the Miss International 2010 pageant. She is the first Vietnamese girl who attends two of the five major beauty contests in the world. Vietnam's costumes at int'l beauty contests "Beauty training centres" in diversity Beauty queens play with movies The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism's Performing Art Agency licenced Quyen to join the contest on October 8. Quyen, 23, is a professional model with ideal … [Read more...]

No prize means failure for Vietnamese beauty?

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Vietnamese entrants at recent international beauty contests have been criticised for poor performance because they didn't win any titles. But is it fair to blame them? After Vo Hoang Yen left Miss Universe 2009 without any title and the same for Thai Ha at the Miss Tourism International 2009 in China, many people lamented on online forums that Vietnam once again had gained nothing, was still the loser… at international pageants. They also criticised Vietnamese contestants for the way they … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s biggest fashion show to be held

Some models who will participate at the "Night of models" on May 22 at the White Palace Convention Center. The show gathers over 200 national and international models. (Photo: Courtesy of Venus Fashion)

A fashion show, "Dem hoi chan dai"(Night of models), will be held for the third time on May 22 at the White Palace Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City's Phu Nhuan District, Venus Fashion announced recently. The fashion show is organized by the Venus Fashion, one of Vietnam's leading modeling agencies. The show features 200 models, including Tran Thuy Dung (Miss Vietnam 2008), Cao Thuy Duong (Miss Talent at Miss Sport 2007), Ngoc Oanh (runner-up at Miss Tien Phong Newspaper 2000), Hoang … [Read more...]

Vietnamese beauty wins image award via online poll

Cao Thuy Duong at the Miss International beauty pageant 2008

Viet Nam's Cao Thuy Duong has won the International Image Award in an online poll at the Miss International beauty pageant that reaches its climax in Macau tomorrow. According to the geocities website, Miss Viet Nam garnered 26,776 votes, Miss Sri Lanka got 19,993, and Miss Indonesia 19892. Ms. Duong is also among the top 20 contestants who will vie for the Miss International crown tomorrow. The 21-year-old is a model with the Elite Model Beauty Viet Nam Company and won the "Miss Talent" … [Read more...]

Local beauty rakes in online votes in international contest

Vietnamese beauty Cao Thuy Duong, who is among 67 contestants competing at the 2008 Miss International Pageant in Japan, is now leading in an online vote for the pageant's International Image Award. According to the website www.geocities.jp, as of 3.00pm on October 27, Duong has 4,288 votes, 41 percent of the total, while Miss Columbia is in second place with 1,320 votes and Miss Zambia is in third place with 1,167 votes. The voting, now in the semi-final round, runs through November 1. The … [Read more...]