Contestants at Nha Trang beach (Source: organisation board)

The top 45 candidates in the final round of the Miss Universe Vietnam 2015 pageant will show off their inner and outer beauty in the beach city of Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province on October 3.

The candidates, selected from 63 contestants of the semi-final round held on September 15, were judged on five criteria: figure, body, performance, behaviour and manners.

From now to the final gala, contestants will take part in a number of side events, such as visiting sites and promoting tourist attractions in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat alongside participating in charitable activities.

The winner will receive a crown worth 2.2 billion VND (about 100,000 USD) and will represent Vietnam at this year’s Miss Universe.

Additional awards include Miss Photo, Miss Beach, Miss Friendly and Miss People’s Choice.-VNA