The first round of the Miss Vietnam 2015 contest will take place in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi while the semi-final and final rounds will run in Nha Trang city in central Khanh Hoa province, unveiled the Hoan Vu Joint Stock Company on May 5.

The coronation night, scheduled to fall in early August, will be hosted at the 7,500-seat Crown Convention Centre where the Miss Universe 2008 pageant took place.

Truong Dang Tuyen, Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Khanh Hoa, expects the event will promote tourism in his province.

Official information and registration forms for the beauty contest can be found at

The competition has been held since 2008 where Thuy Lam, a former singer and actress from Ho Chi Minh City, was crowned the winner.-VNA