Miss Universe to be held in Russia

By Drum Digital
20 October 2013

The 2013 MISS UNIVERSE Pageant will take place in Russia for the very first time in the 62 year history of the contest.The Show is divided into two stages: November 5th — Preliminary Show, November 9th — Final.

The 2013 MISS UNIVERSE Pageant will take place in Russia for the very first time in the 62 year history of the contest.

The Show is divided into two stages: November 5th — Preliminary Show, November 9th — Final. "This will be one of the biggest and most beautiful Miss Universe events ever," said Donald Trump, who co-owns the Miss Universe Organization with NBC Universal. "It is only fitting that the world's most iconic and premier beauty contest will take place in Russia's most premier venue, Crocus City Hall," he added.

The Top 16 will be chosen by a separate panel of judges who will view nearly 90 contestants, at the Preliminary Show  five days before the coronation of Miss Universe 2013. The results will be announced during the live show on November 9th. Russia will be represented by Elmira Abdrazakova, Miss Universe Russia 2013.

All contestants will start arriving in Moscow three weeks in advance before the Final show. Promotional week will take place fromOctober 25th in the capital where ladies will appear at different events every day.

"Miss Universe — 2013" live broadcast from Crocus City Hall, Moscow, will be watched by more than 1 billion people in over 160 countries, making the Pageant one of the most successful live shows

- DRUM Reporter

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