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UKTodayNews.com: The stage is set for the much-awaited 61st Miss Universe pageant 2012, which will be held on December 19 2012 and broadcast live  around the world from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. During the event, Leila Lopes from Angola will crown the new winner towards the end of the ceremony.

This year, the pageant will see beauties from 89 countries and territories participating for the coveted crown. The event will be broadcast live by NBC, Telemundo & other international broadcasters. The official website for Miss Universe and Xbox will show the preliminary and national costume shows.

The third runner up from Miss Universe 2011, Shamcey Supsup will host the official web contents. Meanwhile, the final event will be hosted by Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic.

Miss Angola Marcelina Vahekeni, Miss Mexico Karina Gonzales, Miss Brazil Gabriela Markus, Miss South Africa Melinda Barn, Miss USA Olivia Culpo, Miss Venezuela Irene Sofia, Miss Czech Republic Tereza Chlebovska, Miss Puerto Rico Bodine Koehler and Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon are among the favorites and will be fighting it out with other contestants to win the title of Miss Universe 2012.

Miss Angola Marcelina Vahekeni
Miss Brazil Gabriela Marcus
Miss South Africa Melinda Barn
Miss Sweden Hanni Beronious
Miss USA Olivia Culpo
MIss Venezuela Irene Sofia
Miss Mexico Karina Gonzales
Miss Czech Republic Tereza Chlebovska
MIss Puerto Rico Bodine Koehler
Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon
Miss Universe Kosovo 2012 Diana Avdiu


Miss Universe Jamaica 2012 Chantal Zaky


Miss Universe Japan Ayako Hara


Miss Universe Poland 2012 Marcelina Zawadska


Miss Universe Romania 2012 Delia Monica Luca


Miss Universe Haiti 2012 Christela Jacques
Miss Universe Russia 2012 Elizabeth Golovanova
Miss Great Britain 2012 Holly Hale

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