July 10, 2008

Vietnam to Host 2010 Miss World

Vietnam to host 2010 Miss World

HANOI, July 10 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam, which is hosting 2008 Miss Universe in central Nha Trang city, will be the venue for the world's biggest beauty pageant in 2010, according to local newspaper New Hanoi on Thursday.

On July 9 in southern Ho Chi Minh City, Julia Morley, the President of the Miss World Organization and Hoang Kieu, Vietnamese American general director of U.S. firm RASS, signed a deal on hosting 2010 Miss World in the city in Khanh Hoa province.

All the proceeds from the beauty pageant will be spent on charity activities in Vietnam, the newspaper said.

Now, 80 contestants from continents are in the race to the crown of 2008 Miss Universe which will be handed over to the winner on July 14 morning.

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