Each of the 83 candidates wear their costume with pride and glamor since it represents their country's culture and heritage. Venus Raj (Watch YouTube Video) and Rima Fakih were among the favorites to win the Best in National Costume in the Miss Universe 2010.
The Miss Universe 2010 will air live on NBC and Telemundo, Monday, August 23 (9-11 p.m. ET) from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. It will be hosted by rock singer Bret Michaels and NBC icon Natalie Morales.
NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, President of the Miss Universe Organization (MUO) also announced the panel of judges that will compose the Miss Universe 2010. The Miss Universe 2010 panel of judges includes: Criss Angel, illusionist and mystifier; William Baldwin, actor, producer and writer; Sheila E, world-renowned percussionist and drummer; Tamron Hall, anchor of "MSNBC Live"; Evan Lysacek, 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist and 2009 World Figure Skating Champion;
Chazz Palminteri, Oscar nominated actor and director best known for his work in A Bronx Tale; Chynna Phillips, American singer and actress; Jane Seymour, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner and Niki Taylor international supermodel.
Here are some of the photos of the Miss Universe 2010 in their National Costume plus a video on YouTube choosing the Miss Universe 2010 Top 15 pics for the National Costume.
Now the Top 15 picks for the Miss Universe 2010 Best in National Costume made by a YouTube user.
For more updated information on Miss Universe 2010, you can catch them at the following connections:
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• Twitter: TheRealMissU
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