Miss Vietnam

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Miss Vietnam
Formation 1988
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Ho Chi Minh City
Miss World
Official language
Website hhvn.com.vn
(L–R) 1st-runner up : Phan Hoang Minh Thu, Miss Vietnam 2008 Trần Thị Thùy Dung, 2nd runner-up: Nguyen Thuy Van

Miss Vietnam is a beauty contest in Vietnam that was held for the first time in 1988. This contest was initiated and organized by Tien Phong newspaper. The current Miss Vietnam is Đỗ Mỹ Linh, from Hanoi.


Miss Vietnam is the first nationwide beauty contest after the unification of Vietnam. The contest was initiated and organized by Tien Phong newspaper, called "Miss Tien Phong newspaper", starting from 1988 and is held every 2 years. The first person to hold the title is Bui Bich Phuong.

From 2002, the contest was officially renamed as "Miss Vietnam". From 2002 to 2006, Miss Vietnam winners represented Vietnam at Miss World. In 2008, due to her incomplete high school education, Trần Thị Thùy Dung was not sent to Miss World 2008. Since then, no Miss Vietnam titleholders have participated in the international pageant.


Miss Vietnam 2006 – Mai Phương Thúy – Top 17 Miss World 2006
Year Miss Vietnam Origin Venue
1988 Bùi Bích Phương Ha Noi Youth Cultural Palace, Ha Noi
1990 Nguyễn Diệu Hoa Ha Noi Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Cultural Palace, Ha Noi
1992 Hà Kiều Anh Ha Noi/Thừa Thiên–Huế Phan Dinh Phung Sports Complex, Ho Chi Minh City
1994 Nguyễn Thu Thuỷ Ha Noi Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Cultural Palace, Ha Noi
1996 Nguyễn Thiên Nga Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Cultural Palace, Ha Noi
1998 Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Khánh Ho Chi Minh City Phan Dinh Phung Sports Complex, Ho Chi Minh City
2000 Phan Thu Ngân Đồng Nai Hòa Bình theatre, Ho Chi Minh City
2002 Phạm Thị Mai Phương Hai Phong Phan Dinh Phung Sports Complex, Ho Chi Minh City
2004 Nguyễn Thị Huyền Hai Phong Tuần Châu, Quảng Ninh Province
2006 Mai Phương Thúy Ha Noi Vinpearl Land, Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province
2008 Trần Thị Thùy Dung Da Nang Hội An, Quảng Nam Province
2010 Đặng Thị Ngọc Hân Ha Noi Tuần Châu, Quảng Ninh Province
2012 Đặng Thu Thảo Bạc Liêu Tiên Sơn Sports Complex, Da Nang
2014 Nguyễn Cao Kỳ Duyên Nam Định Phú Quốc island, Kiên Giang Province
2016 Đỗ Mỹ Linh Hanoi Phu Tho Indoor Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City

Miss Vietnam at Miss World pageant[edit]

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Representatives at Miss World Residence National Title Placement Special Awards
2002 Phạm Thị Mai Phương Hải Phòng Miss Vietnam 2002 Top 20
2003 Nguyễn Đình Thụy Quân Ho Chi Minh City Miss Vietnamese Woman Photogenic 2003 Unplaced
2004 Nguyễn Thị Huyền Hải Phòng Miss Vietnam 2004 Top 15
2005 Vũ Hương Giang Hà Nội Miss Jewelry Vietnam 2004 Unplaced
2006 Mai Phương Thúy Hà Nội Miss Vietnam 2006 Top 17 Top 20 at Designer Dress Award
2007 Đặng Minh Thu Nam Định Miss Vietnam World 2007
(2nd Runner-up)
2008 Dương Trương Thiên Lý Đồng Tháp Miss Universe Vietnam 2008
(2nd Runner-up)
Unplaced People's Choice Award
2009 Trần Thị Hương Giang Hải Dương Miss Vietnam Global 2009
(2nd Runner-up)
Top 16 1st Runner-up at Top Model
Top 12 at Beach Beauty
2010 Nguyễn Ngọc Kiều Khanh Munich Miss Vietnam World 2010
(1st Runner-up)
2011 Victoria Phạm Thúy Vy California Miss World Vietnamese 2010
(2nd Runner-up)
2012 Vũ Thị Hoàng My Đồng Nai Miss Vietnam 2010
(1st Runner-up)
Unplaced Top 40 at Beach Beauty
2013 Lại Hương Thảo Quảng Ninh Miss Vietnam Sport 2012 Unplaced
2014 Nguyễn Thị Loan Thái Bình Miss Vietnam Ethnic 2013
(2nd Runner-up)
Top 25 Top 32 at Miss Sport
Top 25 at Beauty with a Purpose
Top 20 at Best Talent
2015 Trần Ngọc Lan Khuê Ho Chi Minh City Miss World Vietnam 2015 Top 11 People's Choice Award
Designer Dress Award
Top 30 at Top Model
2016 Trương Thị Diệu Ngọc Đà Nẵng Miss World Vietnam 2016 TBA TBA

See also: Danh sách đại diện của Việt Nam tại các cuộc thi sắc đẹp lớn


  • All 3 Misses Vietnam in 2002, 2004 and 2006 was arrived late at Miss World since the Miss Vietnam contest was held too close to Miss World.
  • Phạm Thị Mai Phương is the first Miss Vietnam to get into the semifinal round at Miss World.
  • Although arriving at Sanya (China) very late in comparison to other Miss World candidates in 2004, Nguyễn Thị Huyền still got into Top 15.
  • Mai Phương Thúy was highly appreciated at Miss World 2006. She received 14 out of 30 points in the Internet ranking, and got into Top 17 thanks to the audience's votes. Early 2007, Mai Phương Thúy got into Global Beauties' list of 50 most beautiful contestants at beauty contests.
  • The first runner-up Miss Vietnam 2010 Vũ Hoàng My is officially representative of Vietnam at Miss World 2012 held in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China.
  • Nguyễn Thị Loan go in to Beauty with a purpose (top 25) anh Talent (top 10) which isn't announced in website of Miss World but was presentation in Charity Gala (sand artis)and presentation her project to judge.

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