Miss Universe Organization, along with Yugen Events, announced that Dubai is hosting the first-ever Miss Universe UAE in the emirate.
The beauty pageant will be held at La Perle in Al Habtoor City, Dubai, organizers announced yesterday at the Armani Ristorante in Burj Khalifa.
The casting and application for the pageant started yesterday, October 7, and can be done through online registration at missuniverseuae.com.
Qualified residents are between the ages of 18 and 28.
If the applicant passed the initial casting, she will be called for a personal casting call on October 15 at Al Habtoor Palace, Hotel.
Only 30 will advance to the live show on October 20.
Candidates will undergo several activities, including a photoshoot, runway challenges, commercial shoots, preliminary activewear, evening gown, and close door panel interview between October 20 and October 30.
The winner will then advance to the international stage during the 70th edition of the Miss Universe, which will be held in Israel in December 2021.
After 70 years, Dubai is hosting Miss Universe for the very first time.