65th Miss Universe: Schedule of Events Released (Updated)
Kicking off the festivities of the upcoming international event, the DOT (Department of Tourism of the Philippines) Secretary Wanda Teo informed the local media about the tentative schedule of events for the 65th Miss Universe pageant.
65th Miss Universe Schedule of Events* Updated after visits to Albay and Iloilo were cancelled due to the effects of Typhoon Nina
- Jan 12-14: Arrivals, Fittings and Registration
- Jan 14: Group taping in Boracay, arrival of last contestants
- Jan 15: Visit to Vigan City – Welcome Event with Terno Fashion Show
- Jan 16: Governors’ Ball, SMX Convention Center, Manila, 6:30 pm
- Jan 17: Parade at Sinulog Festival, Cebu / Swimsuit Fashion Show, Jpark Island Resort and Waterpark, Cebu
- Jan 18-19: Visit to Baguio (Street Motorcade), Davao, Batangas (separate groups)
- Jan 20: Return to Manila
- Jan 21: Dinner at Okada Hotel
- Jan 22: Queen of the Universe, a Tribute to Pia Wurtzbach, Sofitel
- Jan 23: Visit to Malacañang Palace for courtesy call with President Duterte (morning) / Fashion Show and National Gift Auction, Conrad Hotel (evening)
- Jan 24: Preliminary Interviews (Group 1), Rehearsals
- Jan 25: Preliminary Interviews (Group 2),
- Jan 26: 65th Miss Universe Preliminary Competition, Mall of Asia Arena: All delegates will compete in Cocktail Dresses, Swimsuits and Evening Gowns; National Costume opening pre-taping
- Jan 27: On-Camera Rehearsals, MOA Arena
- Jan 28: National Costume Pre-Taping
- Jan 29: On-Camera Rehearsals, MOA Arena / Final Dress Rehearsal, Mall of Asia Arena, 7-10 pm (to be confirmed)
- Jan 30: 65th Miss Universe Live Telecast, Mall of Asia Arena, 8:00 am (Jan 29 at 7 pm EST) / Coronation Gala, 8:00 pm
- Jan 31: Departures
*Schedule subject to change
Tickets for the Final Gala are being sold through SM; and tickets for the Governor’s Ball are being sold through the telephone.
However tickets for other events such as National Costume Competition, Presentation Show, Dress Rehearsal and Coronation Gala are not out yet to the general public. Information about these should be available any moment now.
Steve Harvey and Ashley Graham are officially confirmed to be the pageant’s hosts for the live telecast on FOX. Social media reports that Miss Universe 1993 Dayanara Torres would be one of the final judges but this information has not been disclosed yet.
The official Host Hotel in Manila will be the Conrad Hotel.
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