Miss Russia 2011 Natalia Gantimurova on July 25 arrived in Ho Chi Minh City to participate in charity events and culture exchange in the country.

During the visit, the beauty queen is scheduled to visit orphan children in Dieu Giac Pagoda in District 2 and join in the Russian cultural and food promotion programme in Ho Chi Minh City and the capital city of Hanoi on July 27.

She will also meet with fashion designer Vo Viet Chung to learn about the ‘ao dai’ (Vietnamese traditional dress). She will wear three sets of ao dai designed by Vo Viet Chung during her visit to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi from July 25 to 28.

The 20 years old beauty queen is pursuing a bachelor's degree in international relations at the Russian State University for the Humanities.

Gantimurova is 1.81 metres tall and will represent Russia in the Miss Universe 2011 and Miss World 2011 contests./.