Doungphathai Meksithong from Vientiane Capital has been crowned Miss Laos 2017 and also awarded the most beautiful candidate.
Miss Laos contest was held at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane Capital on Nov 18.
The award for Miss Laos 2017 included a diamond crown worth 30 million kip, a 30 million kip (over US$6,000) cash prize, a 2-baht weight gold necklace, a gift voucher worth 50 million kip, a 5-million-kip saving account at the Joint Development Bank.
The first runner-up was Chanpaseut Sitthiphan from Attapeu province.
Vilaphone Khankeo from Vientiane Capital and Soudavone Inthavong were awarded the second and third runner-up, respectively.
The fourth runner-up title belonged to Khemphet Anouluck from Vientiane Capital.
As the winner of Miss Laos 2017 winner, Doungphathai will represent Laos as a cultural ambassador at regional and international events.
Source: Lao News Agency