Miss Vietnam World
Miss Vietnam World (or Miss World Vietnamese) (Vietnamese: Hoa hậu Thế giới người Việt) is a beauty contest for both Vietnamese women in Vietnam and Overseas Vietnamese women from other countries in the world. The pageant is not related to Miss Universe Vietnam or Miss Vietnam pageants. The contest was first held in 2007, and the next was held in August 2010.
|Year||Miss Vietnam World||Held Place||State||Place at International Beauty Pageant|
|2007||Ngo Phuong Lan||Vinpearl Land, Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa||Switzerland||None|
|2010||Lưu Thị Diễm Hương||Vinpearl Land, Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||Top 14 Miss Earth 2010|
Miss Vietnam World 2007
Miss Vietnam World 2007 took place in Vinpearl, Nha Trang on September 2, the Independence day of Vietnam. There were 37 contestants participating in this contest from many countries in the world, including Vietnam, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Canada and the United States. The final consisted of 4 sections: evening gown, swimsuit, áo dài (the traditional costume of Vietnamese women) and an interview.
|Miss Vietnam World 2007|
- Miss Tourism : Nguyen Kang Wung Ching - Germany
- Miss Photogenic : Nguyen Cao Thu Van - USA
- Best in Evening Gown : Tran Ngoc Bich - Ho Chi Minh city
- Best in Presentation : Nguyen Thi Anh Ly - Ha Noi
- Best Complexion : Vu Ngoc Anh - Ha Noi
- Miss Beach : Nguyen Thi Van Anh - Ukraine
- Best in Ao dai : Anna Hua Ngoc Anh - United Kingdom
- Best in Interview : Ngo Phuong Lan - Switzerland
Miss Vietnam World 2009
The second edition of this beauty pageant planned to be held in 2009. It was allowed but then was cancelled due to lack of time for well organising.
Miss Vietnam World 2010
Miss Vietnam World 2010 final took place in Vinpearl Land, Nha Trang from May 20 to August 30. Before that the semi-final with contestants living in Vietnam competed in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, for contestants from in the American region competed in the US, and those from Europe gathered in the UK. Russia host competitors from former Soviet Union countries and South Korea was home for to competitors from Asian countries.
There are some contestants participating in this contest from many countries in the world, including Vietnam, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Russia, Sweden, United States. The winner of Miss World Vietnam 2010 - Lưu Thị Diễm Hương - received gifts worth 500 million dong (US$26,500), the highest among beauty contests in Vietnam so far and she represented Vietnam to compete at Miss Earth 2010, which was held in Nha Trang later that year.
Il Divo and several other local stars performed at 2010 Miss World Vietnam.
|Miss Vietnam World 2010|
- Miss Congeniality: Vietnam - Ngụy Thanh Lan
- Miss Photogenic: Vietnam - Lưu Thị Diễm Hương
- Best Face: Czech Republic - Daniela Nguyễn Thu Mây
- Miss Elegant: Czech Republic - Nguyễn Mai Anh
- Miss Sport: United States - Phạm Thúy Vy Victoria
- Miss Talent: Russia - Nguyễn Thanh Huyền
- Best in Áo dài: Vietnam - Hạ Thị Hoàng Anh (previously Phạm Thị Thùy Linh but was disqualified because of violating the regulation)
- Miss Fashion: Vietnam - Ninh Hoàng Ngân
- Miss Beach: Germany - Nguyễn Ngọc Kiều Khanh
- Miss Vietnam World 2007 had the right to represent Vietnam in Miss World 2007, but she declined. Đặng Minh Thu, the second runner-up, was chosen to replace instead. Thu failed to make the final top 15 and the crown going to Miss China.
- In 2010, Miss Vietnam World and Miss Vietnam were held at almost the same time. The winner of Miss Vietnam World, Lưu Thị Diễm Hương, was the Vietnamese representative to Miss Earth 2010 and enter top 14 semi-finalist while 1st runner-up Nguyễn Ngọc Kiều Khanh failed to make the cut at Miss World 2010
- In 2011, Daniela Nguyễn Thu Mây (top 15 Miss Vietnam World 2010) was invited to join Miss Supranational 2011 in Poland and she got 3rd runner-up title of the competition while Miss Poland was the winner in her homeland. Besides, 1st runner-up Phạm Thúy Vy Victoria will represent Vietnam to compete Miss World 2011 in United Kingdom in November. Also, top 5 Miss Vietnam World 2010 - Phan Thị Mơ entered top 10 in 23rd Miss Asia USA, which is held in California, USA.
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- Miss Vietnam World 2009 will no longer be held, VnExpress, by: Hà Linh, date: 2009-11-06.
- "Global Vietnamese beauties to converge in Nha Trang". VietNamNet (in Vietnamese). 2010-04-09. Retrieved 2010-08-23.[dead link]
- Tường Vi (2010-04-14). "MWV final will happen on August 30". VnExpress (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 2010-08-23.
- Đỗ Tuấn (2010-03-25). "Miss World Vietnamese 2010 may be chosen to compete at Miss Earth 2010". Thanh Niên Online (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 2010-08-23.
- "Miss Vietnam World 2010 presents Vietnam in Miss Earth 2010". Dân trí newspaper (in Vietnamese). 2010-08-21. Retrieved 2010-08-23.
- Top 5 Miss Vietnam World participate in Miss Asia USA in USA