Miss Universe Pageant 2009

Miss Universe 2009 Beauty Pageant Complete Coverage

The Miss Universe Pageant is perhaps the most celebrated beauty pageant of all times. It was highly acclaimed to be one of the 4 largest beauty contests in the world.

The pageant was founded by California clothing company Pacific Mills in 1952. It was first co-owned and organized by Kayser-Roth and then Gulf and Western Industries, then in 1996, it was bought by business tycoon, Donald Trump. In 1998, from the name Miss Universe Inc. it was changed to Miss Universe Organization as well as it's headquarters being moved from Long Beach California, to New York City.

According to pageant experts, the Miss Universe is the only pageant which is going with the flow of our present age and time. They are looking nowadays for beautiful, model-like and has a good runway skill winners.

The 58th Miss Universe pageant, was held at the Imperial Ballroom, Atlantis Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas on August 23, 2009. It was the first back to back victories in Miss Universe history: Stefania Fernandez of Venezuela, was crowned Miss Universe 2009 by outgoing titleholder Dayana Mendoza. 84 countries and territories competed for the title and the pageant was broadcasted live on NBC and Telemundo. On August 22, Jewel Selver representing Turks & Caicos withdrew from the pageant due to illness (dehydration). Only 83 contestants competed in the final on August 23.


  • Sponsor: Diamond Nexus Labs and Carlos Alberto

  • Choose the Crown for Miss Universe 2009 Pageant

  • Schedule of Events

  • Billy Bush & Claudia Jordan to host

  • Official Contestants: A-D   E-I   J-Q   R-Z

  • Supreme Beauty's Top Early Picks

  • Preview: Miss Universe 2009 National Costume

  • Candidate's Arrival Pictures

  • Tour: Fort Charlotte Ardastra Gardens / Bahamas Government House / Rawson Square / Exuma

  • Evening Gown Photo Shoot

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Swimsuit Fashion Show

  • National Costume Presentation

  • Candidates Pre-tape the Opening Number

  • Fashion Show

  • Miss Panama wins Best in National Costume

  • Judges: Preliminary / Final Telecast

  • National State Gift Auction

  • Miss Guatemala wins the River Race

  • Preliminary Competition: Watch full video / Highlight and Review / Evening Gown / Swimsuits

  • Donald Trump in the Letterman Show

  • Float Parade

  • Pageant Format

  • Prize Package

  • Coronation Night: Opening & Introduction / Top 15 / Swimsuit Competition / Top 10 / Evening Gown Competition / Top 5 / Awards / Final Question / Crowning

  • Stefania Fernandez, a day after the crowning

  • Controversy Continues

  • Homecoming in Venezuela

  • In Miss Indonesia Pageant

  • Launch of Miss Bahamas 2010

    "To God be the Glory".