PHOTOS: Miss PH MJ Lastimosa shines at Miss Universe preliminaries
MANILA, Philippines – The Miss Universe fever kicked off Wednesday, January 21 (Thursday, January 22, Manila) when 88 beautiful women participated in the preliminary competition held at Doral, Miami, USA.
In the preliminaries, the ladies participated in the evening gown and swimwear competitions. Click here for a recap of the preliminary rounds, told in screengrabs.
Here are screengrabs of MJ from the Miss Universe livestream event.
MJ introducing herself during the preliminary.
In a white gown by Colombian designer Alfredo Barrazza
MJ showing her form in Yamamay swimwear
Days before the event, the candidates had interviews with the press, where they were able to express their feelings about the upcoming competition.
The preliminary round, hosted by Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler and Roxanne Vargas, is an important component of the pageant. This will determine the top 15 candidates that will be announced during coronation night.
The 63rd Miss Universe coronation will be on January 25 (January 26, Manila time) at the FIU Arena. Tune in to Rappler for live updates. – Rappler.com
All screengrabs are taken from the livestream via missuniverse.com
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