HO CHI MINH CITY (VIetnam News/ANN): Bui Quynh Hoa, the top beauty from Hanoi, has been crowned Miss Universe Vietnam 2023 at in a glittering ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City.
The 25-year-old Hanoi native will represent Vietnam at the Miss Universe 2023 to be held in El Salvador in November.
Hoa was in the top 10 of the Miss Universe Vietnam 2022 and the winner of the Supermodel International 2022 contest. Earlier, she also won Miss Ao Dai Vietnam World 2017 and the Vietnam Supermodel 2018 contest.
The first and second runners-up of the Miss Universe Vietnam 2023 were Nguyen Thi Huong Ly from Gia Lai and Trinh Thi Hong Dang from Ho Chi Minh City, respectively.
For the record, Bui Quynh Hoa triumphed over 17 other competitors to win Miss Universe Vietnam 2023 at the Hoa Binh Theater in Ho Chi Minh City.
This year's competition marked the first edition of the national pageant under the new license holder — news anchor and former pageant contestant Quynh Nga. - Vietnam News/ANN