Vietnam's next top model

Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Kyên ổn Dung, 24, is Việt Nam’s Next Top Model (VNTM) after winning the All Stars 2017 conthử nghiệm on Saturdayin Sài Gòn City, marred by controversy over another contestant who stirred up a storm with her almost skeleton-lượt thích appearance.

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Dung received several valuable prizes, including a three-year modelling contract with a top Korean agency YG KPLUS, which manages famous stars such as PSY, Big Bang, TOP, G-Dragon and Winner.

She has also been selected khổng lồ open the Vietnam giới International Fashion Week in Thành Phố Hà Nội onNovember 1.

Dung currently works as a professional Mã Sản Phẩm. She is from the northern province of Tỉnh Nam Định & graduated from the University of Labour and Social Affairs in Hà Thành. She is 1.79m tall.

The final night of this year’s sự kiện saw svào competition ahy vọng the top three contenders — Chà Mi, Kim Dung and Thùy Dương.

Actress Trương Ngọc Ánh was chosen as the host of the eighth season of the reality TV mã sản phẩm search, together with Mã Sản Phẩm Võ Hoàng Yến as Mã Sản Phẩm mentor, while makeup artist Nam Trung returned as creative sầu director.

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Việt Nam’s Next Top Model is the Vietnamese version of the US reality television show America’s Next Top Model by CBS Studtiện ích ios International. It is open khổng lồ contestants aged 18 và 25, who compete in a catwalk condemo và photo lớn shoot to lớn present their talents & skills and participate in an interview with jury members.

After seven seasons, launching the careers of many of the local fashion industry’s biggest modelling names, VNTM Season 8 is called "All Stars" because 12 previous contestants return to take part in the drama.

Dung attended the VNTM in năm trước but was eliminated from the final round. She joined this season’s All Stars determined to bởi her best. “After three years of working as a professional Model, I’m stronger and more confident about my ability and talent,” Dung said. “I want the audience to lớn rethành viên my name.”

Skeleton on catwalk

Model Cao Ngân created a stir when she took lớn the catwalk with only 40kgs on her 1.78metre frame. She wore a halter dress designed by Nguyễn Tiến Truyển.The decision khổng lồ include her in the All Stars version was criticised given her skinny appearance.

Ngân was born in 1992 in the southern province of Kiên Giang. She took part in VNTM 2014 but stopped at Top 5.

Nguyễn Mạnh Hà from Multitruyền thông JSC, organiser of the conkiểm tra, denied Ngân had been chosen khổng lồ attract audience attraction.

“We didn’t use Ngân’s pitiful image khổng lồ increase ratings,” said Hà. “We don’t encourage models lớn grow thin. We just don’t discrimminate models due to lớn their bodies. Each one has her own beauty. Here we don’t strip anyone of their dream.”

Ngân lost weight after being in an accident. She thought she would not be able to resume her modelling career, but she can’t give up her dream. “I decided khổng lồ participate khổng lồ VNTM All Stars và try lớn make good impression. I hope the audience will accept me again.”

But her image broadcast on television caused an online uproar of spectators, who criticised the programmes panel for accepting such an unhealthy Model. — VNS


Lucrative win: Kyên Dung has been named Việt Nam’s Next Top Model (VNTM) All Stars 2017 condemo. — Pholớn courtesy of Multitruyền thông JSC
Daring pose: Kyên ổn Dung captured in a phokhổng lồ shoot challenge. — Pholớn courtesy of Multitruyền thông JSC