Miss Huong Giang and Miss Baby Viet Nam 2019 crowned Miss Baby Viet Nam 2020 – Photo: KIDS MODEL VIET NAM
At the third quarterly press conference of the Ministry of Culture – Sports and Tourism on the afternoon of October 14, Mr. Tran Huong Duong – Deputy Director of the Department of Performing Arts – answered the question of Youth Online Concerning the Miss Baby Viet Nam contest, which was held the final night in Hue City, caused suspicions in public opinion because of the organization of a beauty contest, giving crowns to children of children’s age.
Child beauty contest?
It is known that the Miss Baby Viet Nam contest was run by the magazine Kids Model Vietnam organization. On the Facebook Kids Model Viet Nam page still posted full information of this contest.
According to information from the organizers posted on Facebook Kids Model Viet Nam, the contest has been held for the 3rd time. The professional posture for girls today.
The final night of the contest took place on the evening of October 10 in Hue City, with the participation of 22 best contestants from 19 provinces across the country. The students underwent the ao dai demonstration, national costume show, evening costume show and behavioral learning part of Vietnam.
Before the final night, October 8 and 9, the contestants took part in talent competitions and sports competitions.
The jury of the final night includes the transgender Miss Huong Giang, the Artist Thanh Loan (Hue Theater of the Opera), singer Nhat Thuy (Vietnam Idol 2014 champion), “beauty expert” Ngo Lan Anh , designer Den Nguyen.
Members of the jury for the final night of Miss Baby Viet Nam according to the recommendation of the organizers – Photo: KIDS MODEL VIET NAM
As a result, contestant Chu Thi Yen Nhi, title number 058 from Nghe An, won the Miss Baby Viet Nam 2020 crown with a total prize of 200 million VND.
Miss Huong Giang and the current Miss Baby Viet Nam 2019 Duong Phan Hai Nguyen awarded the crown and bandages for the new Miss Baby Viet Nam 2020 Chu Thi Yen Nhi.
The organizers also awarded many titles such as runner 1, runner 2, benevolent Miss Baby Vietnam, Miss Baby Viet Nam with the most beautiful face, talented Miss Baby Viet Nam, Sports Miss Viet Nam, Miss Baby Vietnam is the most favorite by the audience …
On the afternoon of October 14, on the Facebook page of the contest, the organizers of the contest with the beauty queen and the two runner-ups “would like to receive support from sponsors to join hands to help support. Hue and Central people “, with the support account number.
A contestant in the performance performance for the evening gown in the final night of Miss Baby Viet Nam 2020 – Photo: KIDS MODEL VIET NAM
Do not license the child beauty contest, if you make a mistake, you will be dealt with seriously
Reply Youth Online In the afternoon of 14-19, Deputy Director of the Department of Performing Arts Tran Huong Duong said that after the public had reflected on the Miss Baby Viet Nam competition, the department requested the Department of Culture and Sports of Thua Thien Hue province to report.
According to a report by the Department of Culture and Sports of Thua Thien Hue, this department only licensed children’s fashion shows, with specific provisions for 11 items to be performed in the program held at Song Huong Theater. , Hue city 10-10 evening.
Mr. Duong said the license also stated that the program did not have an audience, but did not license any child beauty contest.
Therefore, if there is a child beauty contest, the Performing Arts Department will continue to request the Department of Culture and Sports of Thua Thien Hue province to check and report soon. If there is any violation, it will be strictly handled according to the provisions of law.
According to Mr. Duong, especially with the wrongdoings related to children, the opinion of the Department of Performing Arts is to be handled very seriously.
The revised Law on Child Protection 2014 has a provision to encourage mass cultural and artistic activities for children. For example, the mass activities with movement like the contest for healthy and beautiful babies, not professional cultural activities.
If there is an exam and crowning by a professional unit, it is a professional cultural activity, not within the scope of encouragement of the Law on Child Protection.
Mr. Duong also said that the legal provisions related to performing arts activities also do not have regulations on beauty contests for children, meaning there is no license for the beauty pageant for children.
Youth Online had contacted director of the Department of Culture and Sports of Thua Thien Hue province Phan Thanh Hai about the incident later this afternoon, but Mr. Hai apologized for not being able to respond specifically because he had to host an upcoming opening ceremony and instructed to ask the deputy director of the department – Mr. Thien Binh, but Mr. Binh’s phone number could not be contacted.
Youth Online will continue to inform about the case.