Vietnam to host 2008 Miss Universe pageant

April 4th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin  

Hanoi, April 4 (Xinhua) The final contest of the Miss Universe 2008 will be held in Nha Trang City of Vietnamese central Khanh Hoa province July 14, Young People newspaper reported Friday. The finalists will arrive in the Vietnamese capital from June 15 to participate in a series of social and cultural activities in various cities of the country.

Vietnam’s Phu Nhuan Jewelry Joint Stock Company has been assigned to design and produce the crown for winner of the beauty contest, at an estimated cost between $200,000-250,000.

Vietnam is expected to spend a total of $15 million that will cover the pageant’s royalty and infrastructure expenses.

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