The organization of Miss Universe sent an e-mail to the national directors and have stated that 69th edition of Miss Universe i.e., Miss Universe 2020 will be held on 16th May 2021 in the United States. The competition will be held in the span of 7 days and all safety precautions for Covid-19 will be followed like Miss USA 2020 and Miss Teen USA 2020 competition. The venue for the competition is yet to be announced.
The mail read, “With the utmost respect and consideration for your hard work, after many internal discussions, in addition to consultations with health officials and immigration experts, we are pleased to announce we have set our schedule for the 69th Miss Universe competition to be held in 16th May 2021 in the United States. While we will have more information on the COVID protocols which we will need to follow in the coming weeks, we anticipate we will be observing the strict procedure we established and followed at the Miss USA event this past November, including a reduction in audience capacity.”
Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi from South Africa who has been performing her crown duties with utmost sincerity and honest even in tough times like pandemic will be crowning her successor at the end of the event finale. The representatives of respective countries have expressed their sheer excitement towards the date that has been revealed for the pageant and have started to prepare for their final night. The organization posted a video on their YouTube channel where the divas could be seen showcasing their confident and graceful walk from their homes.
Miss Universe Organization’s vice-president Shawn McClain had mentioned “There’s is a chance we change a bit, change some things about Miss Universe. I can’t say many details now, but changes in some parts of the show, some aspects of the competition to make it more a little 2021 as like an evolution of Miss Universe. We have a ton of people, a huge team thinking, creating the new format, new way of doing things and we are working on that. Now the pandemic brought many negative things, but also many positives.”
A few weeks ago, there were rumors about Miss Universe Organization in talks with the Costa Rica government to host the pageant in Costa Rica this year but the recent email to the national directors have made it clear that the pageant will be held in the United States.