Dang’s participation in the competition will mark the country’s debut in the global beauty pageant.

Rita Dang, also known as Dang Thi Thu Thao, was born in 1991 in Lam Dong province. She is best known for making an appearance as a contestant during the Deejay Talent Competition in 2016.

She won the Miss Bikini title at the Ms Vietnam Beauty International Pageant in 2018. The beauty queen also served as a member of the judging panel of Miss Pacific Entrepreneur.