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FAVORITES: 70th Miss Universe Best in Evening Gown, Swimsuit, National Costume

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After carefully reviewing the preliminary competition of the 70th Miss Universe pageant, here are the contestants who topped our list of favorites for evening gown, swimsuit, and national costume: Best in National Costume Winner - Vietnam 2nd place - Peru 3rd place - Philipines --- Best in Swimsuit Winner - Paraguay 2nd place - Puerto Rico 3rd place - India --- Best in Evening Gown Winner - India 2nd place - Paraguay 3rd place - Colombia --- Top Model - France Best in Runway - Paraguay Most Elegant - Colombia Best Gown - Portugal Confidently Beautiful - Thailand --- Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe Organization

FAVORITES: Miss Photogenic of the 70th Miss Universe competition

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After reviewing photos of 80 of the most beautiful and empowered women in the universe, Paraguay's Nadia Ferreira topped our list of favorites for Miss Photogenic among the contestants of the 70th Miss Universe pageant. India's Harnaaz Sandhu placed second while Colombia's Valeria Ayos placed third. The beauties from France, Clémence Botino, and Spain, Sarah Loinaz completed the Top 5. Stay tuned for our final list of favorites to win the 70th Miss Universe! Photo: Miss Universe

FAVORITES: 70th Miss Universe Top 5 in preliminary evening gown competition

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The preliminary evening gown competition of the 70th Miss Universe pageant took place on Friday, December 10 at the Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel. Eighty of the world's most beautiful women paraded on stage wearing their glittering evening gowns in front of the distinguished all-female selection committee. Here are our TOP 5 favorite evening gown presentations: Colombia France India Paraguay Venezuela TOP 10 - Costa Rica, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Vietnam Stay tuned for the announcement of our winner for Best in Evening Gown! Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe Organization

FAVORITES: 70th Miss Universe Top 5 in preliminary swimsuit competition

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The preliminary swimsuit competition of the 70th Miss Universe pageant took place on Friday, December 10 at the Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel. Eighty of the world's most beautiful women paraded on stage wearing their swimsuits in front of the distinguished all-female panel of judges. Here are our TOP 5 favorite swimsuit presentations: Colombia France India Paraguay Puerto Rico TOP 10 - Argentina, Italy, Peru, Philippines, Venezuela Stay tuned for the announcement of our winner for Best in Swimsuit! Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe Organization

FAVORITES: 70th Miss Universe Top 5 favorite national costumes

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The national costume presentation of the 70th Miss Universe pageant took place on Friday, December 10 at the Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel. Eighty of the world's most beautiful women paraded in their colorful national costumes that represent the wonderful culture and tradition of their respective countries. Here are our TOP 5 favorite national costumes: Nicaragua Nigeria Peru Philippines Vietnam TOP 10 - Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala, India, Puerto Rico Stay tuned for the announcement of our winner for Best in National Costume! Photos: Benjamin Askinas / Miss Universe Organization

70th Miss Universe: Who stood out from the preliminary competition?

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The glittering 70th Miss Universe preliminary competition and national costume show took place last night at the Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel. Eighty of the world's most beautiful and empowered women paraded in their swimsuits and evening gowns in front of an all-female panel of the selection committee. Following the preliminary swimsuit and evening gown competition, the national costume show took place where the contestants showcased their colorful costumes that represent the wonderful culture and tradition of their countries. Overall standouts who gave the strongest presentations were from Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Guatemala, India, Italy, Malta, Nepal, Nigeria, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, USA, Venezuela, and Vietnam. The contestants who also performed well on stage were from Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Croatia, Curacao, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Equatorial G

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