Miss Pi Mai Lao 2560 poses for a group photo with first, second and third runners upafter awarded crown in Vientiane Capital on April 8
(KPL) Miss Vaniphone Phoumixay (MVT 10), a 21 year-old who received most of the votes, was crowned Miss Vientiane 2017 out of 20 contestants in Vientiane Capital.
Miss Vaniphone was also awarded four special prizes: Miss Photogenic, Miss Beauty Face, Miss Healthy Skin and Miss Modern Girl, with a cash prize of 3 million kip for each.
The first runner-up was Miss Yingngam Norkham (MVT 04) and Miss Souda Vanthongthip (MVT 19) was the second runner-up.
The awards for Miss Vientiane 2017 included a diamond crown worth 35 million kip, 20 million kip in cash and a 15-gram gold necklace from Kham Phouvong Jewelry; a silk sash and 10 million kip from the Lao Brewery Company; 50 million kip and one year’s insurance from Muang Thai Insurance to Laos; and one year of free admission to the Landmark Hotel fitness centre.
Miss Vientiane 2017 will also be Nang Sangkhane or Miss Pimai Lao for Vientiane Capital and will join the parade during the Lao lunar New Year celebrations.
The contest also aims to promote Lao women and represent teenagers in Vientiane Capital to welcome tourists who visit the capital.