VNTM 2013 unveils 18 finalists in town
By Kieu Giang in HCMC
Finalists of Vietnam’s Next Top Model 2013 parade at a press conference held on Monday in HCMC - Photo: Kieu Giang
A total of 18 male and female models who have qualified for the finals of the fourth series of Vietnam’s Next Top Model (VNTM) 2013 on Monday paraded at the Grand Palace in HCMC’s Tan Binh District.
Contestants from Hanoi and northern provinces overwhelm those from HCMC and the south with a total of 11 contestants.
The finalists will live in a two-storey house with their every move recorded by cameras 24/7 which will be turned into 11 episodes on VTV3 every Sunday at 8 p.m. starting from October 6.
The winner will bring home a two-year contract worth VND1 billion with BeU Models, including a front cover shot for F magazine and a cash prize worth VND200 million from the magazine; a one-year contract with Nokia worth VND200 million and free use of the latest cell phones of the brand, an apartment at The Vista project for 12 months and other valuable prizes from Bourjois cosmetics, Pamas-Beauty Clinic and California Fitness & Yoga Centers. Especially, the top four will go on all-expenses-paid trip to Europe with F fashion.
The judging panel consists of supermodel/actress Thanh Hang, fashion designer Do Manh Cuong, make-up artist Nam Trung and Australian guest judge/catwalk director Adam William Page who will appear in some episodes from the qualification rounds in HCMC and Hanoi.
The finalists are: Le Van Kien (Thanh Hoa), Vu Tuan Kiet (Hai Duong), Pham Thi Kim Thoa (Lao Cai), Dinh Ha Thu (Hanoi), Nguyen Thi Cha Mi (Phu Tho), Tran Manh Kien (Vinh Phuc), Do Thi Kim Ngan (Lang Son), Ta Thuc Binh (Hanoi), Duong Mac Anh Quan (Hanoi), Ngo Thi Quynh Mai (HCMC), Tran Quang Dai (Vung Tau), Nguyen Quoc Minh Tong (Daklak), Nguyen Thi Hang (Dong Nai), Nguyen Thi Danh (Thanh Hoa), Phan Thi Thuy Linh (Lam Dong), Mau Thi Thanh Thuy (HCMC), Nguyen Tran Trung (Hanoi) and Le Uyen Phuong Thao (Dong Nai).