Why Miss Universe loves Las Vegas

November 21, 2017 - miss universe

VIVA LAS VEGAS! Miss Universe 2016, Iris Mittenaere poses with a 2017 contestants during a acquire eventuality during Planet Hollywood Resort  Casino on Thursday, Nov 16. Coronation night is on Nov 26, US time. All photos from HO/The Miss Universe Organization

VIVA LAS VEGAS! Miss Universe 2016, Iris Mittenaere poses with a 2017 contestants during a acquire eventuality during Planet Hollywood Resort Casino on Thursday, Nov 16. Coronation night is on Nov 26, US time. All photos from HO/The Miss Universe Organization

The 66th Annual Miss Universe Pageant will be hold once again in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Although a Spanish definition of “las vegas” is a meadows, that is frequency what one associates with a city in a benefaction state. It has also been home to a Miss Universe manifestation for 6 editions (1991, 1996, 2010, 2012, 2015, and 2017)

The Miss Universe Organization and a editions of a manifestation that were hold there had really poignant firsts for a manifestation

Interesting Trivia about Las Vegas and Miss Universe

  • It is a 35th time that manifestation is hold in a United States

  • It is a 5th time it is hold during a Axis Theatre (formerly Aladdin Theatre and Planet Hollywood Theatre)

1991 Miss Universe Pageant

  • Winner: Lupita Jones (Mexico) – This is a initial time that Mexico won a crown.
  • Philippines: Maria Lourdes Gonzalez (unplaced)

Finals Judge: Filipina songstress Kuh Ledesma served on a row of judges. She asked a final doubt for Miss USSR, Yulia Lemigova, a contingent 2nd runner-up, “What is a many critical recommendation your mom ever gave to you?” To that Miss USSR replied, “My mom never gave me not critical advice. She always gave me really critical and really good recommendation and a many critical recommendation she told me was that we have to try, do all in my life by myself. Otherwise, we would be nothing. And we try to do this.”

Miss Universe 1991 Lupita Jones from Mexico

Miss Universe 1991 Lupita Jones from Mexico

1996 Miss Universe Pageant

  • Winner: Alicia Machado (Venezuela)
  • Philippines: Aileen Leng Damiles (Miss Photogenic)

Online voting: This was a really initial time in a pageant’s story that online voting was introduced. The Philippines was a target of this award. As this was during a commencement of a internet era, a manifestation universe wasn’t prepared for a Filipinos’ enthusiasm. So, for a initial dual years, we won a Miss Photogenic Award by online voting.

Miss Universe 1996 Alicia Machado from Venezuela

Miss Universe 1996 Alicia Machado from Venezuela

  • Donald Trump bought a Miss Universe Organization and this was a initial book underneath his tenure and Alicia Machado was a initial winner.

  • It was a initial year a a “Little Sisters” would not chaperon a semifinalists in a dusk robe march to a balance of “You Are My Star”. This was a prolonged station tradition in Miss Universe that was taken out during a Trump years.

  • Interestingly enough, Alicia Machado became a initial Miss Universe who was physique abashed by a government during her reign. In 2016, Alicia Machado would turn a US citizen and afterwards publicly announce that she would not opinion for Donald Trump in a elections.

2010 MIss Universe Pageant

  • Winner: Ximena Navarrete (Mexico)
  • Philippines: Venus Raj, 4th runner-up

After quickly being dethroned, Venus would after be backed as Bb. Pilipinas Universe. She started a ancestral chain strain in Miss Universe for a Philippines and emerged as 4th Runner-up.

Venue: It was a initial time a manifestation was hold during a Mandalay Bay Events Center

The Philippines' Venus Raj during a 2010 Miss Universe manifestation in Las Vegas

The Philippines’ Venus Raj during a 2010 Miss Universe manifestation in Las Vegas

2012 Miss Universe Pageant

Janine Tugonon during a 2012 Miss Universe manifestation in Las Vegas

Janine Tugonon during a 2012 Miss Universe manifestation in Las Vegas


2015 Miss Universe Pageant

Winner: Pia Wurtzbach (Philippines)

  • It was a initial time in Miss Universe story that a wrong competitor was primarily announced as a winner. The host, Steve Harvey, announced Ariadna Gutierez of Colombia as a winner. Immediately after a coronation, Harvey took to a theatre to scold a mistake.
  • It was a initial book hold underneath a tenure of WME/IMG who had purchased a Miss Universe Organization from Donald Trump.

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach takes her final travel during a Mall of Asia Arena

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach takes her final travel during a Mall of Asia Arena

The 2017 Miss Universe Pageant will be during The Axis Theatre on Nov 26, 2017. Our really own, Rachel Peters has been scheming given being crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2017. If she wins, she will be a Philippines’ 4th winner. But Rachel isn’t a usually Filipino with an critical purpose in a pageant.

Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters during her send-off during Novotel. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters during her send-off during Novotel. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Cecilio Asuncion, owners of Slay Model Management and one of a stars from a existence uncover Strut, will offer as a rough judge. On amicable media, Cece spoke about a preliminaries, saying: “I am over vehement to announce that we will be one of a central #MissUniverse Preliminary Competition judges this year!” (READ: Fil-Am displaying executive to decider Miss Universe 2017 rough competition)

Lastly, Miss Universe 2015, Pia Wurtzbach, who herself won on that really theatre 2 years ago, will be one of a telecast judges.

It will certainly be a noted dusk for Pia who will be reliving her journey. Here’s hoping, that with a prayers and well-wishes of an whole nation behind her, Rachel Peters will have a many noted night of her life and win a Miss Universe crown. What a ancestral dusk of Philippine honour and fun it would be. It is a night for a whole nation to forget a woes even for only a moment, with an whole race jubilant to applaud a quietly pleasing Filipina. – Rappler.com

Voltaire has 10 years knowledge in a conform industry. He formerly worked with a oppulance wardrobe and accessories code in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated magna cum laude from a Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, vital in Fashion Design. He also binds a BS in Applied Economics and BS in Marketing from DLSU. He is now doing genuine estate though finds time to pursue his passions in his gangling time.

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