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Where to watch the 70th Miss Universe preliminary competition and national costume show

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The highly-anticipated preliminary competition and national costume show of the 70th Miss Universe will take place tonight in Eilat, Israel. Around 80 of the world's most beautiful women will showcase their swimsuits bodies, evening gowns, and national costumes in front of the distinguished panel of judges. Their scores from the preliminary competition will help determine the semi-finalists on Sunday's final show. The preliminary competition will be streamed live at 7 p.m (Israel time) while the national costume show will follow at 9:30 p.m. (Israel time) on Facebook and YouTube channels of the Miss Universe pageant. Preliminary Competition: National Costume Show: Source: Miss Universe

70th Miss Universe: Meet the "girl power" selection committee

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The 70th Miss Universe will be selected by nine amazing and empowered women. They are former Miss Universe winners, former Miss USA, international supermodel, award-winning actresses, TV hosts, and entrepreneurs. Who will succeed Andrea Meza? Meet the distinguished panel of judges who will have the most difficult task in choosing the next incredible winner: Adriana Lima - Brazilian supermodel, actress, and businesswoman Cheslie Kryst - former Miss USA and now a correspondent for nationally broadcast entertainment news show "Extra" Adamari López - Puerto Rican actress, author, TV host and Telemundo star Iris Mittenaaere - model, television host, and former Miss Universe from France Lori Harvey - American beauty entrepreneur, model, and daughter of Steve Harvey Marian Rivera - multi-awarded Filipino actress and host Rena Sofer - Emmy award-winning actress who plays Quinn Fuller Forrester character on "The Bold and the Beautiful" Rina Mor Goder - Israeli lawyer

70th Miss Universe: Contestants model in their official swimwear sponsor Gottex

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Around 80 of the most beautiful women in the world have been touring the sights of Israel, filming, rehearsing, and preparing to compete for the coveted Miss Universe crown. The highly anticipated final competition will air LIVE from the beautiful Red Sea resort town of Eilat, on Sunday, December 12 at 7 p.m. ET on FOX and Telemundo. Here are some contestants posing for the camera in their Gottex swimwear, the official swimwear sponsor of this year's competition: Mexico and Israel Brazil Colombia Israel Mexico Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe Organization

70th Miss Universe: Contestants model in their official dress sponsor Portia and Scarlett

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Around 80 of the most beautiful women in the world have been touring the sights of Israel filming, rehearsing, and preparing to compete for the coveted Miss Universe crown. The highly anticipated final competition will air LIVE from the beautiful Red Sea resort town of Eilat, on Sunday, December 12 at 7 p.m. ET on FOX and Telemundo. Here are some of the 70th Miss Universe contestants posing for the camera in their Portia and Scarlett dress, the official dress sponsor of this year's competition: Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe Organization

70th Miss Universe: Contestants go on a desert adventure in Eilat

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The 70th Miss Universe contestants went on an adventure and enjoyed an ATV tour on a sunny desert during their first day in Eilat, Israel! Around 80 of the most beautiful women of the universe are touring the sights of the host country, filming, rehearsing, and preparing to compete for the coveted Miss Universe crown. The highly anticipated final competition will air LIVE from the beautiful Red Sea resort town of Eilat, on Sunday, December 12 at 7 p.m. ET on FOX and Telemundo. Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe Organization

70th Miss Universe: MUBA Cosmetics photoshoot with Belgium, India, Philippines, Spain and Vietnam

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Five contestants were chosen by the 70th Miss Universe makeup sponsor, MUBA Cosmetics, for a special photoshoot on Thursday, December 2. They are Belgium's Kedist Deltour, India's Harnaaz Sandhu, Philippines' Beatrice Lugigi Gomez, Spain's Sarah Loinaz, and Vietnam's Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen. "MUBA photoshoot reflects on environmental sustainability and our impact on the world. The photo series spotlighting animal abstraction in danger of extinction, with cosmetic artistry inspired by the Pangolin, Red Panda, Angonoka Turtle, Military Macaw and Polar Bear," the makeup brand shared on its social media. "The MUBA cosmetics line is cruelty free and composed of all organic and natural materials. The models are styled in metallic vegan leather which compliments the MUBA eyeshadow pallet, Lucely." The 70th Miss Universe competition will air live from Eilat, Israel on Sunday, December 12 on FOX and Telemundo. Photo: Andres Felipe / MUBA Cosmetics | Wardro

70th Miss Universe contestants tour Jerusalem old city in Israel

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Despite imposing travel restrictions due to the Omicron coronavirus variant, Israel's hosting of the 70th Miss Universe pageant is pushing through. The contestants were taken to a tour of Jerusalem's old city on Tuesday, November 30 in their sneakers, pantsuits, and cocktail dresses. They visited some notable landmarks in the city such as the Tower of David Museum and Jerusalem Botanical Gardens. Their final itinerary of the day was a tea party at King David Hotel where they met with important persons such as Mayor Moshe Lion, local female politicians, and heads of organizations that fight poverty and violence against women. Over 70 beauties are expected to continue their journey to the Miss Universe crown in Eilat next week where they will go through a series of pre-pageant activities and preliminary competitions prior to the final on December 12. Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe

Miss USA 2021 Elle Smith crowning moment

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The Miss USA organization has finally shared the crowning moment of this year's winner from Kentucky, Miss USA 2021 Elle Smith. The 23-year-old journalist was crowned by Asya Branch of Mississippi during Monday night's glittering final competition in Tulsa, Oklahoma. "I am thrilled and honored to be your Miss USA 2021. I can’t say thank you enough to every single person who has supported me on this journey. Every single comment, every single message, and prayer did not go unnoticed," she shared on her social media page. "To the great state of Kentucky, you will forever have my heart. You believed and loved on me since I was crowned in May and there is no other state I would have wanted to represent on the Miss USA stage," she added. Elle is now heading to Israel where she will represent the USA at the 70th Miss Universe pageant on December 12. Photos: Felipe Espinal / Miss USA

Miss Universe France Clémence Botino tests positive for COVID-19 in Israel

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Miss Universe France Clémence Botino will be isolated for 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Israel. The 24-year-old beauty who hails from Guadeloupe came to Israel to participate in the 70th Miss Universe pageant to be held on December 12. Unfortunately, her test results came back positive for the viral infection.  In a statement shared on her social media account, she said: "I was shocked and sad, it is truly hard. I'm a really positive person and I work really hard, and the past two years have been tough." "Even if it is hard I won't give up. Life has brought me to Israel and everything is ready. Every situation is supposed to make us stronger," she added. Clémence also encouraged her followers to be safe "because the virus is still here." There is no confirmation yet if she will be able to continue with participation in the upcoming Miss Universe final competition should her test comes back negative after isolating. P

Miss Kentucky USA Elle Smith wins Miss USA 2021

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Miss Kentucky USA Elle Smith bested 50 other contestants to be crowned Miss USA 2021 on Monday, November 29 at the Paradise Cove Theater of River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 23-year-old reporter is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in broadcast journalism. She is the second woman from the state of Kentucky to win the national competition.  Caitlyn Vogel of North Dakota finished first runner-up while Ashley Carino of Florida and Sydni Bennett of Illinois were named the second and third runners-up, respectively. Maryland's Layilah Nasser, North Carolina's Madison Bryant, South Carolina's Marley Stokes, and Texas' Victoria Hinojosa completed the Top 8 finalists. The rest of the Top 16 semi-finalists were from Kansas, Gracie Hunt, Louisiana, Tanya Crowe, Mississippi, Bailey Anderson, Nebraska, Erika Etzelmiller, South Dakota, Caroline Pettey, Tennessee, Elizabeth Pistole, Utah, JessiKate Riley, and Virginia, Christina Thompson. The new

SPOTLIGHT: Miss Universe Philippines Beatrice Luigi Gomez stuns in pride colors for Jojo Bragais

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Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Beatrice Luigi Gomez stunningly posed wearing a rainbow dress in her latest photoshoot for a renowned Filipino shoe brand campaign, Jojo Bragais (Bragais Shoes). The 26-year-old Filipina beauty from Cebu is the first-ever winner of the Miss Universe Philippines national competition who is openly gay and a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community. "To win in life, you shouldn’t be bothered by everything. True enough, [Beatrice] shrugs off the small stuff and only focuses on what’s important to her — like walking confidently towards the universe’s stage in Jojo Bragais heels," Jojo Bragais captioned her photo on social media. Miss Universe Philippines organization also shared on their page: "Unbothered queen in pride colors and Bragais Shoes. Walk proud and give your best there in Israel [Beatrice]! We’re behind you. Beatrice is currently in Israel to achieve her country's fifth Miss Universe crown. Previous winners from the Philippines wer

70th Miss Universe: Contestants depart for Israel to conquer the Universe

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In a few hours, over 70 beauties from across the world will arrive in Israel to compete for the coveted title of Miss Universe. Despite the current situation with the pandemic, the contestants are filled with excitement and positive energy to represent their countries on the prestigious global stage. Pre-arrival favorites are Paraguay, India, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Philippines, Colombia, South Africa, Argentina, France, Spain, Mexico, Vietnam, and Chile. The 70th Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2021) pageant will be held on Sunday, December 12 in the southern Israeli port and resort town, Eilat. It will air live on Fox, Telemundo, and different channels worldwide. American television presenter Steve Harvey will return as host and Israeli singer Noa Kirel will be the special guest performer. Mexico's Andrea Meza will crown her successor at the end of the event. Here are some of the contestants during their departure to the host country: Photos: Miss Universe Nepal, Miss Vene

Miss Universe Denmark 2021 is Sara Langtved

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Miss Danmark Organization's CEO Lisa Lents has officially announced Sara Langtved as Miss Universe Denmark 2021 on Thursday, November 25. The 26-year-old beauty is working in the legal department at a Danish university, Copenhagen Business School, where she is completing her degree in human resources. She succeeds Miss Universe Denmark 2020 Amanda Petri and will represent her country at the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel on December 12. "Thank you so much to National Director - Lisa Lents, for giving me this amazing opportunity," the new Miss Universe Denmark wrote on her social media account. Sara is a former Miss Earth Denmark 2019 and spent a month competing for the Miss Earth title in the Philippines. Since then, she started dreaming of Miss Universe and her ultimate goal was to represent Denmark on its global stage. She has been involved with Miss Denmark, where she has had a role as a mentor & casting assistant, and attended numerous red carpet even

Thailand's Anchilee Scott-Kemmis departs for 70th Miss Universe in Israel

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Miss Universe Thailand 2021 Anchilee Scott-Kemmis departed for Israel on Tuesday, November 23 to compete in the 70th Miss Universe pageant. The 22-year-old beauty who majored in sociology at the University of Sydney was wearing a blue jumpsuit by Thai fashion designer, Narong Ketkaew, during her departure.  Many fans and members of the press flocked to the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Former Miss Universe Thailand and Miss Universe Top 10 finalist, Amanda Obdam, was also present to show her support. Anchilee will compete with over 70 other contestants from around the world to try to win her country's third Miss Universe crown on December 12 in the southern Israeli port and resort town of Eilat. "Thank you so much for today. I have no words. Thank you for supporting me, from the bottom of my heart," she shared on her social media. Photos: Miss Universe Thailand

Miss Universe Vietnam 2021 Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen official crowning

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Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen has finally been officially crowned as Miss Universe Vietnam 2021 during her send-off event held on Saturday, November 20 prior to her departure for the Miss Universe competition in Israel. The 26-year-old business administration graduate from Can Tho received her official crown and sash from her predecessor and Miss Universe Top 21 semi-finalist, Nguyen Tran Khanh Van. Kim Duyen was appointed as Miss Universe Vietnam 2021 last May. She will soon depart for Israel to compete with over 70 other beauties from around the world during the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat on December 12. Photos: Miss Universe Vietnam