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Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Ly Truong Thien Duong chosen to be Miss Vietnam!

IMTA alum Ly Truong Thien Duong is Vietnam's representative for Miss World competition!!!
Ly is on-location in Johannesburg, South Africa participating in the Miss World 2008 competition, which is is being held from November 16 to December 13. According to their website, "Miss World ™ is the original and most popular beauty pageant in the world. Each year young women from every country compete in front of over a billion television viewers. Judges determine which contestant has the winning combination of beauty, glamour, poise and intelligence - all the ingredients needed to be crowned Miss World." Ly's home country of Vietnam will actually be the host city for Miss World 2010, expected to take place in the coastal city of Nha Trang in central Khanh Hoa Province.

Ly competed at IMTA in New York City in July, 2008. Her beauty and talent won her a third place award. She hosts a program called Grow up with the Country. Ly grew up in Ho Chi Minh City, a center for culture and economy. She is currently studying communication and is a sophomore at Saint Mary's College in the United States. Ly said she,"will try to introduce Vietnamese cultural values to the rest of the world." It is Ly's ambition to become a diplomat and to win Miss World!!!

To vote for Ly go to Miss World and support Ly as the next Miss World!

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