Miss Venezuela wins best Ao Dai title at Miss Universe 2008
June 26, 2008 (Vietnam)

As the Miss Universe 2008 pageant is picking up momentum, the contestants are vying for the most prestigious beauty award in the entire world. Hoa Binh Theatre at HCM City featured the participants modeling the traditional Vietnamese dress, Ao Dai on June 24.

Miss Venezuela, Dayana Mendoza, won the title ‘Best in Ao Dai’. Nearly 80 Miss Universe contestants were donning Vietnamese customary garment, created by four famous domestic designers including Lien Huong, Thuan Viet, Sy Hoang and Vo Viet Chung.

Along with Miss Venezuela, four other participants were chosen in the final round from India, Kazakhstan, Thailand and Vietnam. However, Dayana Mendoza made her smooth way out and won the contest.

There were more that 2000 spectators who had come to become the part of the mesmerizing and enchanting event. As it was a proud moment for Vietnamese people to see stunning participants draped in their beautiful traditional attire.

The grand finale will be held on July 14 at Crown Convention Center, Diamond Bay Resort, in Nha Trang, Vietnam.