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HCMC to host Miss ASEAN TV Charming 2010 contest

In Uncategorized on March 24, 2010 at 6:02 am

The Miss ASEAN TV Charming 2010 pageant will be held for the first time in Ho Chi Minh City on March 17, 19 and 22, organizer HCMC Television has announced.








Actress Que Tran (L) and broacaster Quynh Mai of Vietnam
The competition has attracted participants from Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei, Cambodia and Singapore.

Each country will send two contestants who are singers, dancers, models, broadcasters or editors to the competition.

The women will compete in four categories including a traditional costume show; a talent performance; an Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress) show; and a formal evening wear show to be held on the final night.

Representing Vietnam are cai luong actress Que Tran from HCMC and broadcaster Quynh Mai from Hanoi Television.

The first-place winner will receive a cash prize of US$3,000.

The competition tests not only the beauty and grace of the contestants, but also serves as an opportunity for the women to demonstrate their knowledge, aptitude for public speaking, and passion for their work in television.

In addition, the contest offers an opportunity for the competitors to learn more and gain experience in a variety of production fields.

HCMC Television is also the organizer of the “Charming TV Employee” contest, which has been held annually in the city since 2007 with participation of dozens of contestants from local TV stations around the country.




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20-year-old wins ‘Miss Charming TV’ contest

In Vietnam Culture on December 29, 2009 at 11:15 am

At just 20 years old, broadcaster Nguyen Thi Trang Phuong from Hau Giang TV in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang has won first prize in the 4th Miss Charming TV contest.








Trang Phuong receives her award at a ceremony on December 28 to crown the new Miss Charming TV (Photo: Courtesy of Cat Tien Sa)

She was among 13 contestants from 12 TV stations nationwide vying for the title on December 28.

Phuong was the youngest competitor and had just six months experience as a broadcaster at Hau Giang TV. Audiences also voted her most popular.

The young winner received VND33 million for both prizes while Hau Giang TV came first in the contest for the second year in a row. Ms. Nguyen Thi Chuc Anh of Hau Giang won first place last year.

Tran Quynh Mai, 23, from Hanoi TV, captured the second prize and won the most beautiful ASEAN costume category.

Pham Thi Dieu Huong, 22, from Hai Phong TV in the northern province of Hai Phong secured third prize.

Huynh Thi Quynh Giang from Dong Nai TV and Do Hoang Ngoc Diem from Can Tho TV rounded out the top fourth and fifth spots respectively.

The competition also gave out six consolation prizes worth VND8 million (US$350) each.

Winners of the four categories were:

Most beautiful Ao Dai: Do Hoang Ngoc Diem from Can Tho TV.
Most Photogenic: Dao Thi Thanh Ha from Ho Chi Minh City TV.
Most beautiful regional costume: Bui Thanh Quy from Gia Lai TV in Ba Na ethnic minority.
Miss Talent:  Hoang Thi Nga from Ba Ria-Vung Tau TV.

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Viewers treated to 4th ‘Miss Charming TV’


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Viewers treated to 4th ‘Miss Charming TV’

In Vietnam Culture on December 26, 2009 at 12:30 pm








Contestants of the Miss Charming TV pageant gather onstage during the first final round this year in HCMC (Photo: Phan Thanh Tin )

The fourth “Miss Charming TV” competition officially kicked off December 20 in Ho Chi Minh City with 13 contestants from 12 TV stations nationwide vying for the title. The annual talent competition, sponsored by Vina Acecook, seeks outstanding female TV broadcasters, editors and program hosts.


Over the course of several days, contestants have the opportunity to showcase their personality, talent, appearance, and ability to speak articulately in front of an audience. Demonstrating a passion for their careers and employers is also a must.


On December 23, an ao dai (traditional Vietnamese tunic) show was held along with an introduction session in which contestants share personal details; introduce their TV station; and highlight the sightseeing and cultural activities where they live or work.
 
On December 26, the women will recount their most memorable career moments and perform in a gala and ASEAN costume event. They will also share humorous and touching stories about their careers and work environments.


On the final night December 28, contestants will compete in three events: a costume show, a demonstration of their aptitude for arts and culture, and a question-and-answer session. Competitors will perform in the traditional clothes of the region they are from.


In previous years, audiences have been treated to surprising performances by contestants in the aptitude event in which they sing modern songs, dance, tell stories, play instruments or sing cai luong (a southern Vietnamese form of modern folk opera).


Miss Charming TV is broadcast live on HTV9 on December 23, 26 and 28.


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