Miss Mexico, Andrea Meza, 26, was crowned Miss Universe 2021 on Sunday night in Hollywood, Florida. While it is an apolitical function, Miss Myanmar gave it a political touch by highlighting the plight of her country.
Here’s how the event unfolded after one year of pandemic-infused cancellation….
The 21 finalists were on the stage, revealing their costume designs and giving performances before the judges. American actor Mario Lopez and television personality Olivia Culpo were hosting the event and assisting the competition analysts and commentators that include winner of the 2017 title Demi-Leigh Tebow and former Miss Universe contestants Cheslie Kryst and Paulina Vega.
The competition drew close between Mexico, Brazilian, and Peruvian finalists and the panelists voted for Miss Mexico. Andrea Meza finished first and crowned Miss Universe 2021 in the grand event.
The world saw Andrea Meza being crowned….
A teary-eyed Andrea Meza performed the catwalk in a sparkling red evening gown for the first time as Miss Universe 2021 and rushed back to get a group hug from fellow contestants on finishing the catwalk.
Miss Myanmar gave the event a political touch….