Meet the candidates for the 71st edition of Miss Universe – NBC Utah

The prestigious beauty pageant miss Universe will celebrate its 71st edition this Saturday, January 14 from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the most beautiful woman in the universe will be crowned.

Around 90 international beauties will face off in a culminating event when the reigning Miss Universe, Harnaaz Kaur Sandhufrom India, present the crown to the new queen of the pageant.

Learn a little about each of the candidates and select your favorite for the most anticipated night of the year:

LATINAS SAY PRESENT

Miss Argentina: Barbara Cabrera

Miss Bolivia: Maria Camila Sanabria Pereyra

Miss Brazil: Mia Mamede

Miss Colombia: Maria Fernanda Aristizabal

Miss Costa Rica: María Fernanda Rodríguez Ávila

Miss Chile: Sofia Depassier

Miss Ecuador: Nayelhi González

Miss El Salvador: Alejandra Guajardo Sada

Miss Spain: Alicia Faubel

Miss Guatemala: Ivana Batchelor

Miss Honduras: Rebeca Rodriguez

Miss Mexico: Irma Cristina Miranda Valenzuela

Miss Nicaragua: Norma Huembes

Miss Panama: Solaris Barba

Miss Paraguay:  Leah Ashmore

Miss Peru: Alessia Rovegno

Miss Puerto Rico: Ashley Carino

Miss Dominican Republic: Andreína Martínez

Miss Uruguay: Carla Romero

Miss Venezuela: Amanda Dudamel

ALL THE CANDIDATES

Miss Albania: Deta Kokomani

Miss Germany: Soraya Kohlmann

Miss Angola: Swelia Da Silva Antonio

Miss Armenia: Kristina Ayanian

Miss Aruba: Kiara Arends

Miss Australia: Monique Riley

Miss Bahamas: Angel J. Cartwright

Miss Bahrain: Evelyn Khalifa

Miss Belgium: Chayenne Van Aarle

Miss Belice: Ashley Lightburn

Miss Bhutan: Tashi Choden

Miss Burma: Did Li Moe

Miss Bulgaria: Kristina Plamenova

Miss Cambodia: Manita Hang

Miss Cameroon: Mouketey Lynette Monalisa Jelly

Miss Canada: Amelia Tu

Miss China: Sichen Jiang

Miss Croatia: Arijana Podgajski

Miss Curaçao: Gabriela Dos Santos

Miss Filipinas: Celeste Cortesi

Miss Finland: Petra Hämäläinen

Miss France: Floriane Bascou

Miss Ghana: Engracia Afua K. Mofuman

Miss Great Britain: Noky Simbani

Miss Greece: Korina Emmanouilidou

Miss Equatorial Guinea: Dawn Elizabeth Obama Moliko

Miss Haiti: Mideline Phelizor

Miss India: Divita Rai

Miss Indonesia: Laksmi De Neefe Suardana

Miss Iceland: Hrafnhildur Haraldsdóttir

Miss Cayman Islands: Chloe Powery-Doxey

Miss British Virgin Islands: Lia Claxton

Miss Italy: Virginia Stables

Miss Jamaica: Toshami Calvin

Miss Japan: Marybelen Sakamoto

Miss Kazakhstan: Diana Tashimbetova

Miss Kyrgyzstan: Altynai Botoyarova

Miss Kosovo: Roksana Ibrahimi

Miss Korea: Hanna Kim

Miss Laos: Payengxa Lor

Miss Letonia: Kate Alexeeva

Miss Líbano: Yasmina Zaytoun

Miss Malaysia: Cheam Wei Yeng

Miss Malta: Maxine Formosa Gruppetta

Miss Mauricio: Alexandrine Belle Etoile

Miss Namibia: Cassia Sharpley

Miss Nepal: Sophia Bhujel

Miss Nigeria: Hannah Iribhogbe

Miss Norway: Ida Anette Hauan

Miss Netherlands: Ona Moody

Miss Polonia: Aleksandra Klepaczka

Miss Portugal: Telma Madeira

Miss Czech Republic: Sára Mikulenková

Miss Republic of Slovakia: Karolina Michalcikova

Miss Russia: Anna Linnikova

Miss St. Lucia: Sheris Paul

Miss Singapore: Carissa Yap

Miss Seychelles: Gabriella Gonthier

Miss South Africa: I’m Not Nokeri

Miss Switzerland: Alia Guindi

Miss Thailand: Anna Sueangam-iam

Miss Trinidad and Tobago: Tya Jané Ramey

Miss Turkey: Aleyna Shirin

Miss Ukraine: Viktoria Apanasenko

Miss USA: R’Bonney Gabriel

Miss Vietnam: Nguyen Thi Ngoc Chau

Don’t miss the 71st edition of Miss Universe this Saturday at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT in this extensive live coverage from coast to coast only on Telemundo. Also, join the conversation via @Telemundo at Facebook, Instagram, Twitter y TikTok using #MissUniverse.

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