Edition of the beauty contest is the 60, that in its last edition crowned to the Mexican Ximena Navarrete. The representatives of Kosovo, Spain, France, Venezuela, China or Angola are the favorites. The parades in all type of dresses or suits of bath will decide to Universal Miss 2011. Jeffrey L. Bewkes takes a slightly different approach. List: the favorites to Universal Miss 2011. Candidates of 89 countries will dispute in Sao Paulo the crown of Universal Miss 2011, in a ceremony to choose the successor of the Mexican Ximena Navarrete and that will be transmitted by television to 189 countries. The 60 edition of the world-wide contest of beauty, in the Credicard theater Hall, will reach more than 1,000 million people, according to informed an official notice into the organization, who also confirmed in the section of musical activities the presence of the Brazilian singers Claudia Leitte and Bebel Gilberto. The representatives of Kosovo, Aferdita Dreshaj; of Spain, Paula Guill; of France, Laury Thilleman; of Venezuela, Vanessa Goncalves; of China, Luo Zilin, and of Angola, Leila Lopes; they take advantage between the favorites from the public and the press, but this type of contests reserves surprises for the last moment.
The Latin American beauties more outstanding, besides the Goncalves Venezuelan, have been anfitriona Brazilian Priscila Machado, the Colombian Catherine Robayo, the Bolivian Olivia Pinheiro and the Puerto Rican Viviana Ortiz. With an intense agenda during the two last weeks in Sao Paulo, the candidates visited social hospitals and projects; they had classes of gastronomy and samba; they attended competitions of equestrian and motoring; they played golf, they met with local authorities and they went to paulistas beaches, among others activities. Thursday, in the preliminary phase of the contest with the parades in dresses in full dress, night and of bath, the representative of Sweden, Ronnia Fornstedt, was chosen by a specialized group of photographers like Photogenic Miss, whereas the 89 candidates chose the Montenegrin Nikolina Loncar, like Miss Affection.