Part 1: Miss Universe 2008 Review

This year's edition of Miss Universe 2008 Beauty Pageant is one of the hottest event ever. The evening started with a production number with all the 80 delegates together with the reigning Miss Universe Riyo Mori. Then the hosts Jerry Springer and Melanie Brown introduced the ladies wearing their National Costumes. After a break, the panel of judges was named. Then the top 15 quarter finalists were revealed.

As expected to be in the Top 15 were Miss Venezuela, Miss Mexico, Miss Vietnam, Miss South Africa, Miss Australia, Miss Japan, Miss Dominican Republic, Miss Colombia, Miss USA and Miss Spain. And ofcourse there will be some surprises to be up there, Miss Kosovo, Miss Italy, Miss Russia, Miss Hungary and Miss Czech Republic.

The early favorites Miss India, Miss Puerto Rico, Miss Korea, Miss Norway and Miss Thailand was expected to be in the semi-finals but they didn't make it.

Then the top 15 competed in the first round of competition, the swimsuit competition. With the upbeat sounds of the musical guest, Lady Gaga's latest single just dance, the delegates ramp in their swimsuits.

After the swimsuit competition, Miss Venezuela, Miss Mexico and Miss Colombia really stood out. And also Miss Russia showing good moves on stage that night. The scores were tallied, and the top 10 was named (ranked):

Top 10
1)Miss Colombia- 9.433
2)Miss Venezuela-9.327
3)Miss USA-9.207
4)Miss Spain-9.150
5)Miss Mexico-9.071
6)Miss Dominican Repubic-8.983
7)Miss Russia-8.414
8)Miss Kosovo-8.120
9)Miss Australia-7.814
10)Miss Italy-7.671

Rest of top 15:
11)Miss Czech Republic-7.386
12)Miss Hungary-7.229
13)Miss South Africa-7.133
14)Miss Japan-7.100
15)Miss Vietnam-7.050

An up-close and personal video interview of the top 10 semi-finalists was shown to know the delegates more.

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