The grand finale of Miss Cosmo Vietnam 2023 took place at Tea Resort Prenn in Da Lat, as a key event to celebrate the city’s 130th anniversary and its admission to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network for music.

The competition night featured the top 38 contestants in four rounds: swimsuits, evening gowns, Q&A, and a community project presentation.

Miss Cosmo Vietnam 2023 top five finalists participating in the Q&A section at the grand finale in Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam’s Central Highlands, on December 31, 2023. Photo: Mai Vinh / Tuoi Tre

Bui Thi Xuan Hanh, a 22-year-old beauty from Ninh Binh Province, emerged as the winner. 

Hanh stands at 1.71 meters tall with body measurements of 82-60-87 centimeters.

She is a graduate of the National Economics University in Hanoi and had previously secured the runner-up title on the Vietnamese modeling-themed reality television series ‘The Face Vietnam 2023’ in July.

Bui Thi Xuan Hanh (C) participating in the Q&A section at the grand finale of Miss Cosmo Vietnam 2023 in Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam’s Central Highlands, on December 31, 2023. Photo: Mai Vinh / Tuoi Tre

The runner-up position was awarded to Hoang Thi Nhung, a contestant from Hanoi. 

The Miss Cosmo Vietnam contest underwent format changes this year, including stages like the top 16, top 10, top five, and top two, with the second runner-up title being skipped. 

The top five finalists who made it to the Q&A section were Vu Thuy Quynh, Hoang Thi Nhung, Cao Thi Thien Trang, Ngo Bao Ngoc, and Bui Thi Xuan Hanh.

Hoang Thi Nhung (R) named runner-up of Miss Cosmo Vietnam 2023 at the grand finale in Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam’s Central Highlands, on December 31, 2023. Photo: Mai Vinh / Tuoi Tre

The final showdown featured Bui Thi Xuan Hanh and Hoang Thi Nhung presenting their community projects.

Organizers also recognized outstanding contestants with additional awards, including Sports Beauty (Tran Thu Huyen), Friendly Beauty (Tran Minh Quyen), Brave Beauty (Dang Tran Ngoc), Photo Beauty (Dau Hai Minh Anh), Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long gown) Beauty (Hoang Thi Nhung), Talented Beauty (Truong Thanh Diem), Fashionable Beauty (Bui Thi Xuan Hanh), Most Popular Beauty (Le Thi Tuyet Nhi), Media Beauty (Vu Thuy Quynh), and Beach Beauty (Ngo Bao Ngoc).

Hoang Thi Nhung (C) participating in the Q&A section at the grand finale of Miss Cosmo Vietnam 2023 in Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam’s Central Highlands, on December 31, 2023. Photo: Mai Vinh / Tuoi Tre

A contestant participating in the swimsuit stage at the grand finale of Miss Cosmo Vietnam 2023 in Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam’s Central Highlands, on December 31, 2023. Photo: Mai Vinh / Tuoi Tre