Applications are now being accepted through the end of May for the Miss Grand Lao 2017 beauty contest.
Lao women who are at least 168 cm, between the ages of 17-27 years, have good personalities, self-esteem and a good command of English are invited to apply, said President of TV Lao Co., Mr Hongkham Souvannavong at a press conference held in Vientiane Capital on Jan 30.
The Miss Grand Lao 2017 pageant aims to promote the advancement of women, disseminate Lao culture overseas, provide Lao youth the chance to show off their abilities and raise the reputation of Laos in the world, Mr Hongkham added.
The Miss Grand Lao 2017 beauty contest will be held in Vientiane Capital in June 2017 and the winner will have the chance to join the Miss Grand International 2017 pageant which will be held in October 2017 in Vietnam, said Mr. Nawat Itsaragrisil, the President of Miss Grand International.
Miss Grand International is an annual minor international female beauty contest with the objective of ‘Stopping War and Violence’.
The winner of Miss Grand Internationalwill live for one year in Thailand while helping society.
Miss Ariska Putri Pertiwi, the winner of the Miss Grand International contest last year, gives these recommendations to Lao women interested in joining the Miss Grand Lao 2017: You should be confident and know about politics, trade, the environment, and the traditions and culture of your country.
She said that Miss Grand International will do everything to help society; we help children, we help everyone, and we work to stop violence against women and others. It is a very meaningful and challenging role to help society, but I am happy.
Applications can be made at Miss Laos Co., Ltd, Phone No: 020 7799 9997 or on Facebook at: MISS GRAND LAOS.
Source: Lao News Agency