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Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 designated as 2019 Ao Dai festival ambassador

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H’Hen Nie, Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 has been chosen as the ambassador of the Ao Dai festival 2019 set to take place on March 2-17 in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 designated as 2019 Ao Dai festival ambassador

H’Hen Nie is the first Vietnamese beauty named in top five of Miss Universe pageant 2018 and proclaimed Missosology’s Timeless Beauty.

She was among the success stories that made an impression at the 67th edition of the Miss Universe pageant.  H'Hen Nie made a great impression on the international media and stole hearts of the public.

The 6th edition themed “HCMC Charming Ao Dai” will offer a wide range of cultural activities, including Ao Dai exhibition, Ao dai parade, photo contest, Ao dai design contest, Miss Ao dai contest, Ao dai fashion show, seminars and talk shows on Ao Dai and art programs.

Latest collections of Ao dai designs by 26 local and foreign designers and tailors and fabric shops are expected to draw visitors.

Ao Dai Festival aims to honor the culture of traditional Vietnamese dresses during different periods of time and introduce the beauty of Ao Dai to foreign visitors; preserving and developing the unique quintessence of the Vietnamese culture.

The city’s annual event has contributed in the honoring Vietnamese traditional dress and spreading pride and love on Ao Dai.

The local authorities also encourages state women workers of people’s committees of districts, state offices, schools and universities throughout the city to wear Ao dai during March.

By Kim Khanh

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