The Preliminary Show or the Presentation Show is taking place Tuesday night, October 5, 2013, at the Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia (early morning Wednesday, October 6, MLA Time).
Read on for updates based on the live stream provided by the Miss Universe Organization, available via its official website, missuniverse.com. Said live stream video is also embedded below.
12:20 AM MLA Time: The preliminary show has already started... and the 86 candidates make their introduction one by one on stage. Based on the crowd response, highly applauded are the candidates from Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, Venezuela and of course, Russia.
12:34 AM Judges are introduced.
12:36 AM The preliminary swimsuit competition begins.
Miss Australia Olivia Wells
Miss Czech Republic Gabriela Kratochvilová
Miss France Hinarani de Longeaux
Miss Great Britain Amy Willerton
Miss India Manasi Moghe
Miss Indonesia Whulandary Herman
Miss Israel Yityish Aynaw
Miss Philippines Ariella Arida
Miss Spain Patricia Rodriguez
Miss Venezuela María Gabriela Isler
1:23 AM Time for the preliminary evening gown competition.
Pinay Miss Canada Riza Santos (The host mentioned that Miss Canada won $25,000 from joining a reality show in the Philippines. Yeah, that reality show is Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition 2 where she finished 1st Runner Up.)
Czech Republic, Gabriela Kratochvilová
Dominican Republic, Yaritza Reyes
Moe Set Wine, the first Miss Myanmar to join Miss Universe in 53 years
Paraguay, Guadalupe González
Philippines, Ariella Arida
Spain, Patricia Rodriguez
USA, Erin Brady
Venezuela, María Gabriela Isler
2:06 AM Surprise Announcement. The Best National Costume winner was announced and she is Miss Nicaragua Nastassja Bolívar.
That's it. The 2013 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition. The finals will be this coming Saturday already, November 9. (Nov. 10 MLA Time)