VIETNAM'S NEXT TOP MODEL 2017

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HÀ NỘI — Kim Dung, 24, is Việt Nam’s Next Top mã sản phẩm (VNTM) after winning the All Stars 2017 contest on Saturdayin sài gòn City, marred by controversy over another contestant who stirred up a storm with her almost skeleton-like appearance.

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

She has also been selected to xuất hiện the Vietnam International Fashion Week in thành phố hà nội onNovember 1.

Dung currently works as a professional model. She is from the northern province of nam Định and graduated from the University of Labour và Social Affairs in Hà Nội. She is 1.79m tall.

The final night of this year’s sự kiện saw strong competition among the đứng top three contenders — Chà Mi, Kim Dung và 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 model mentor, while makeup artist phái mạnh Trung returned as creative 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 mã sản phẩm by CBS Studios International. It is mở cửa to contestants aged 18 and 25, who compete in a catwalk contest and photo shoot to present their talents và skills và 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 khổng lồ 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 vì chưng her best. “After three years of working as a professional model, I’m stronger and more confident about my ability & talent,” Dung said. “I want the audience khổng lồ remember 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 to gan lớn mật Hà from Multimedia JSC, organiser of the contest, denied Ngân had been chosen to attract audience attraction.

“We didn’t use Ngân’s pitiful image lớn increase ratings,” said Hà. “We don’t encourage models to grow thin. We just don’t discrimminate models due to 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 lớn participate khổng lồ VNTM All Stars and try khổng lồ 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: Kim Dung has been named Việt Nam’s Next Top model (VNTM) All Stars 2017 contest. — Photo courtesy of Multimedia JSC
Daring pose: Kim Dung captured in a photo shoot challenge. — Photo courtesy of Multimedia JSC