The 2019 Miss Universe pageant is being held this year at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ahead of the pageant, some contestants gathered in Atlanta on Thursday to meet one another and complete their registration forms.
While there, they also participated in outfit fittings in preparation of the big night.
The 2019 Miss Universe pageant airs Sunday December 8 at 7 p.m. ET on FOX.
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It takes a lot of work to compete in a Miss Universe pageant.
Not only do contestants follow strict diets and exercise routines to prepare, but they also must arrive at the pageant early to get fitted for their outfits and meet their fellow participants. On Thursday, some of this year’s contestants did just that when they arrived in Atlanta, Georgia, where the event is taking place.
Here are 15 behind-the-scenes photos that show them preparing for the big event.
Shanel Ifill is representing Barbados in this year’s pageant.
On Thursday, she sat in the makeup chair while wearing her “Miss Barbados” sash.
Julia Horta is representing Brazil in the contest.
Ahead of the pageant, she visited Atlanta, Georgia, and got fitted for her onstage looks.
At one point, she donned an aqua-blue dress.
The dress was seemingly sparkly, though she mysteriously covered it with a semi-sheer shawl.
Contestants like Kadejah Bodden, from the Cayman Islands, had their onstage hairstyles done.
Miss Cayman Islands wore her hair in a ponytail.
Miss Egypt, whose real name is Diana Hamed, posed in a beaded dress with fringe details during her fitting.
The contestant donned a baby-pink dress with long sleeves, a plunging neckline, and beaded fringe. She also wore her “Miss Egypt” sash.
Sissie Luo from Guam smiled at her reflection in a vanity mirror for a photo.
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