| The scene during the press conference held to launch the Press Green Beauty 2019 pageant.
The event is co-organized by the Vietnam Television, Vietnam News Agency, and Voice of Vietnam (VOV) Youth Unions. At a press conference launching the event on Wednesday, the organizing board said the beauty contest will tighten solidarity among media agencies and inspire creativity in the workplace. The theme for this year’s event is environmental protection and activities undertaken by reporters to promote a greener environment.
So far, 36 entries have been submitted by hopefuls under the age of 40 who work for Vietnam Television, Vietnam News Agency, VOV, Dantri online newspaper, and the An ninh Thu do (Capital Security) television channel.
Contestants are asked to submit a video on protecting the environment, particularly dealing with plastic waste. The winner will be named “Miss Environment”.
| Contestants in attendance at the press conference.
The 36 contestants will compete in a talent segment on Friday. This will be followed by a grand finale in Hanoi on Saturday which will involve Ao Dai, evening gown, and Q&A segments. The winner will receive a crown and a cash prize worth 1,700 USD.
The Press Green Beauty 2019 pageant is sponsored by:
Phuong Anh Dental Group, Thien Trieu Investment Joint Stock Company, Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank), Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank), Bach Phuc Import-Export Trading Joint Stock Company, Leskin Joint Stock Company, Vietjet Air, Thu Cuc International General Hospital, and Thai Duong Joint Stock Company.
Other sponsors include AU SPA health and skin care center, Ngoc Han Ao Dai, Trieu Nhung dresses, and the Cao Tuan Dat Makeup Studio Academy.