Lovely ladies turn bathing belles

lifestyle October 17, 2017 09:25

By The Nation

Seventy-six beauties from as many countries wowed more than 3,000 spectators as they took to the grand hall of Sun Spa Resort & Villas in Quang Binh, Vietnam to showcase their magnificent national outfits in the latest round of the Miss Grand International 2017 pageant.

Michelle Leon from the US and the third runner-up in last year’s pageant acted as emcee and welcomed Nawat Itsaragrisil, president of Miss Grand International Organisation, Tran Minh Tien, chairman of Let's Viet TV channel’s Lasta Multimedia, the sponsor of the event, and the judges, Vo Thi Phuong Anh, of Sun Spa Resort & Paradise Cape, Theresa Chaiwisut, vice chairman of Miss Grand International, Miss Grand International 2016 Ariska Putri Pertiwi and Vietnamese designer Le Si Hoang.

The judges decided on the 10 best national costumes but kept them secret, instead inviting fans to vote for their 15 favourites at the pageant’s Facebook page. The costumes that receive the most votes will be combined with the judges’ selection, cut to 10 and the winner announced at Musical Water Fountain Stage of Vinpearl land on October 25 at 8pm.

Today is the swimsuit competition at Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort & Golf on Phu Quoc Island. The semi-finals take place on October 23 and the final on October 25. 

Watch all shows live at Facebook Live: MissGrandinternational or