Miss Universe 2015 Details [WATCH VIDEO]

By Ambika Thakur | 2 years ago

The city of Doral is shelling out $2.5 million for Miss Universe 2014 pageant, which is going to be held  on Jan. 18, 2015. Mayor Luigi Boria, anticipating event, stated that it will be “an important economic stimulator for the community.” Seventy-six delegates have been confirmed yet to participate in the contest, in which Gabriela Isler of Venezuela will crown her successor at the finale. Read on for further details.

The noteworthy point is although some events, including the Coronation Ball, will be held in Doral, the pageant won’t in fact be happening in Doral. Approximately 90 contestants from around the world will gather at Florida International University.  Contestants are expected to stay at the Trump National Doral Miami golf resort.


On Oct. 2, 2014, Donald Trump joined while announcing the Miss Universe 2015  detail, along with Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler, council members Sandra Ruiz and Ana Maria Rodriguez and Florida International University Athletic Director Pete Garcia at the Trump National Doral golf resort.

“In just two weeks, we already collected more than $1 million in sponsorships,” said Boria, mentioning the sponsors of the pageant including Badia, Baptist Health South Florida, Pan Am World Airways and the developer building downtown Doral Codina.

While Doral has $500,000 in taxpayer funds, Boria is hoping to raise another $2 million from private contributors to support the Miss Universe pageant.

Trump will give $75,000 worth of scholarships in return for using the site for as venue for the pageant.

Seventy-six delegates have been confirmed to partake in the beauty contest:

  1. Angola, Zuleica Wilson
  2. Aruba, Digene Zimmerman
  3. Australia, Tegan Martin
  4. Austria, Nadine Stroitz
  5. Azerbaijan, Javidan Gurbanova
  6. Bahamas,Tomacina Culmer
  7. Belgium, Laurence Langen
  8. Bolivia, Claudia Tavel
  9. Brazil, Melissa Gurgel
  10. British Virgin Islands, Rosanna Chichester
  11. Canada, Chanel Beckenlehner
  12. China, Nora Xu
  13. Colombia, Paulina Vega
  14. Costa Rica, Karina Ramos
  15. Côte d’Ivoire, Jennifer Kolo Yéo
  16. Croatia, Ivana Mišura
  17. Curaçao, Laurien Angelista
  18. Cyprus, Elisa Georgiou
  19. Czech Republic, Gabriela Franková
  20. Dominican Republic, Kimberly Castillo
  21. Ecuador, Alejandra Argudo
  22. Egypt, Lara Debbane
  23. El Salvador,Patricia Murillo
  24. Finland, Bea Toivonen
  25. Gabon, Maggaly Nguema
  26. Germany, Josefin Donat
  27. Ghana, Abena Appiah
  28. Great Britain, Grace Levy
  29. Greece, Ismini Dafopoulou
  30. Guatemala, Ana Luisa Montufar
  31. Honduras, Gabriela Ordoñez
  32. Hungary, Henrietta Kalemen
  33. Indonesia, Elvira Devinamira
  34. Israel, Doron Matalon
  35. Jamaica, Kaci Fennell
  36. Japan, Keiko Tsuji
  37. Kazakhstan, Zhazira Nurimbetova
  38. Korea, Yoo Ye-Bin
  39. Kyrgyzstan, Zhibek Nukeeva
  40. Lebanon, Saly Greige
  41. Lithuania, Patricija Belousova
  42. Malaysia, Sabrina Beneett
  43. Mauritius, Pallavi Gungaram
  44. Mexico, Josselyn Garciglia
  45. Montenegro, Nikoleta Jovanović
  46. Myanmar, Sharr Htut Eaindra
  47. Namibia, Brumhilda Ochs
  48. Netherlands,Yasmin Verheijen
  49. New Zealand, Rachel Millns
  50. Nicaragua, Marline Barberena
  51. Nigeria, Queen Celestine
  52. Norway, Elise Dalby
  53. Panama, Yomatzy Hazlewood
  54. Paraguay, Sally Jara
  55. Peru, Jimena Espinoza
  56. Philippines, Mary Jean Lastimosa
  57. Poland, Marcela Chmielowska
  58. Portugal, Patrícia Silva
  59. Puerto Rico, Gabriela Berrios
  60. Russia, Yulia Alipova
  61. Rwanda,  Aurore Kayiranga
  62. Serbia, Andjelka Tomasevic
  63. Singapore, Rathi Menon
  64. Slovak Republic, Silvia Prochádzková
  65. South Africa, Rolene Strauss
  66. Sri Lanka, Avanti Marianne
  67. St. Lucia, Roxanne Nicholas
  68. Sweden, Camilla Hansson
  69. Thailand, Pimbongkod Chankaew
  70. Trinidad & Tobago, Jevon King
  71. Turkey, Dilan Çiçek Deniz
  72. Turks & Caicos, Shanice Williams
  73. Ukraine, Anna Andres
  74. Uruguay, Johana Riva
  75. USA, Nia Sanchez
  76. Venezuela, Migbelis Castellanos

And that’s it for the Miss Universe 2014 update. For more details coming up about the pageant including, host, performances question and answers round, controversies and fashion verdict, stay tuned here on Movie News Guide (MNG).

Check out the video below:

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