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Vietnam Next Top Model 2016 winner named

by H.N04 October 2016 Last updated at 06:00 AM

VTV.vn - Nguyen Thi Ngoc Chau, 22, 1.74m tall, from Tay Ninh province, was crowned the winner of Vietnam's Next Top Model 2016 last night at the final competition last night in HCM City.

Ngoc Chau received a cash prize and many valuable prizes totaling more than VND1 billion (US$43,000), including a two-year contract with BeU Models, a contract worth VND500 million with Ivy Moda, having a chance to appear on Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam magazine...

She will be chosen to open the Vietnam International Fashion Week 2016 that will take place in Hanoi on November 1-6. The final night of this year’s event themed “Break the rules” saw a strong competition between the top three including Huy Quang, La Thanh Thanh and Ngoc Chau. Model Thanh Hang was chosen as the host of the 7th season of the reality TV model search, together with fashion designer Ly Quy Khanh, photographer Samuel Hoang and Ha Do, one of the leading fashion creative directors in Vietnam.

Successful models of the last contests including Hoang Thuy, Tra My, Mau Thanh Thuy, Phuong Ly and Mai Giang have taken part in fashion shows abroad, appeared in leading fashion magazines.

‘Vietnam’s Next Top Model’ is the Vietnamese version of the US reality television show ‘America’s Next Top Model’ by CBS Studios International. Contestants  between 18 and 25 years of age, of minimum height 1.65m compete in a catwalk contest, present their talents and skills and participate in an interview with jury members. The show is an opportunity for thousands of contestants to compete for the title of Vietnam’s Next Top Model and a platform to start a career in the modeling industry.

A total of 18 male and female models who qualified for the finals of the series of Vietnam’s Next Top Model live together in a house for two months, while cameras record their interpersonal relationships. The jury then chooses the winning contestant.

Some pictures of the final:

Ngoc Chau
Ngoc Chau

 

Ngoc Chau with her mother
Ngoc Chau with her mother

 

 

The judges
The judges

 

 

 

The top five contestants
The top five contestants
Ngoc Chau and Huy Quang
Ngoc Chau and Huy Quang
Huy Quang, one of the top three contestants
Huy Quang, one of the top three contestants
Ngoc Chau
Ngoc Chau
La Thanh Thanh - the shortest contestant - 1.54m tall.
La Thanh Thanh - the shortest contestant - 1.54m tall.
The top three contestants.
The top three contestants.

 

 

Ngoc Chau's journey to the championship:

 

Ngoc Chau in the first challenge: passing a glass bridge at a 15m height.
Ngoc Chau in the first challenge: passing a glass bridge at a 15m height.
The second challenge: Posing with an iron box on the air
The second challenge: Posing with an iron box on the air
The third challenge: changing style
The third challenge: changing style
The photo shoot with the theme: The adventure
The photo shoot with the theme: The adventure
In another photo shoot at a gym center.
In another photo shoot at a gym center.
The next challenge: Posing in the water
The next challenge: Posing in the water
Taking pictures inside a ring of fire.
Taking pictures inside a ring of fire.
Posing with reptiles
Posing with reptiles

 

 

 

 

 

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