The 72nd edition of the beauty contest with the most history and prestige in the world took place on Saturday, November 18: miss universe. The competition was held in El Salvador. Nicaragua’s representative Sheynnis Palacios was elected the new universal queen. Thailand was chosen as the governor general, and Australia was chosen as the third finalist.
Colombia representative, Camila Avellabecame one of the favorites and entered the group 5 finalists Among 84 contestants from all over the world. His participation is of historical importance as he is the first candidate mother and married Reaching this stage was something never seen before in the competition. The 28-year-old model is originally from Yopal, Casanare.
Candidates for the Miss Universe 2023 crown have been competing in the preliminary stages of the pageant since November 15They paraded in evening dresses and swimsuits, along with Latin Americans, who were applauded the most by the public.
The competition, which started with the presentation of each delegate, took place in front of hundreds of spectators at the ‘José Adolfo Pineda’ National Sports Hall in the capital of El Salvador.
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This is a historic event because for the first time there is a plus-size candidate: Nepal, two trans women, Portugal and the Netherlands, a married woman and two mother participants, Colombia and Guatemala.
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The winner will receive the ‘Force of Good’ crown worth $5.3 million (approximately COP 21,362,975,000), the most expensive in the history of the competition.
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