Nicole Faria, a 20-year-old girl from India has been crowned Miss Earth Talent 2010 after beating 17 other candidates worldwide at the talent competition.

At the talent show on Nov.9 in Ho Chi Minh City, Miss India performed a graceful belly dance that combines Oriental and Middle Eastern style.

Vietnam’s representative, Miss World Vietnam, Luu Thi Diem Huong, was voted among top five contestants with her performance of folk dances that are inspired by traditional dances in the northern, central and southern region of the country. She also won the Miss Vietnam Airlines title.

The event raised 100 million VND, which will be transferred to the HCM City Red Cross, to support flood victims in the central region.

Since Nov.4, 90 beauties have joined charity works and cultural exchanges in Ho Chi Minh City. After this contest, they will continue their journey to the central city of Phan Thiet and the final night will take place in the central coastal city of Nha Trang on December 4./.