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2009 Miss Universe

About 2009 Miss Universe

Miss Universe 2009, the 58th Miss Universe pageant was held at the Atlantis Paradise Island, in Nassau, Bahamas on August 23, 2009. Stefania Fernandez, Miss Venezuela is crowned Miss Universe 2009

Contestants began arriving in Nassau, capital of the islands-nation, just 55 miles off the east coast of Florida, on Aug. 2 and have been preparing for the event and touring the country. The Islands Of The Bahamas have celebrated the event with a special week of activities that have introduced the women to the people, culture and geography of the country.

Events have included:

  • Reception of Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza and the contestants at Government House in Nassau
  • Tour of legendary Bimini for Miss Great Britain Clair Cooper, Miss Singapore Rachel Kum, Miss Puerto Rico Mayra Matos Perez and others along with sunbathing on the beach and dancing with local residents
  • Picnic on Stocking Island beach on Exuma for Miss Costa Rica Jessica Umana, Miss Dominican Republic Ada Aimee De la Cruz, Miss New Zealand Katie Taylor and other contestants with conch salad from the famous Chat n Chill beachside restaurant
  • Luncheon and tour of Great Abaco and stunning Treasure Cay beach with Miss Bahamas Kiara Sherman
  • Swimsuit show with Miss USA Kristen Dalton, Miss Canada Mariana Valente, Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez and all other contestants on Grand Bahama Island

Miss Universe 2009 Participants

2009 Miss Universe in News

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