Bui Thi Lan Anh, the second-runner up of Miss Deaf Vietnam, will represent the country to compete at Miss Deaf International 2016, which is scheduled to take place on July 5-8 in Las Vegas, the US.
This is the second time Vietnam has attended the international beauty pageant, which aimed at creating hope among young deaf women across the globe.
Accordingly, contestants will have to model traditional costumes and swimwear. Then, they will enter the interview round.
Lan Anh was born in 1995 in Vinh Phuc province. She is studying at the Central College of Pedagogy of Kindergarten.
‘Through the competition, I want to learn about the development of the deaf community in the different countries’, Lan Anh said.
Last year, Nguyen Thuy Doan, the reigning Miss Deaf Vietnam, was crowned Miss Deaf World 2015 second runner up at the conclusion of the international pageant held in Prague.