The preliminary competition of Miss Universe 2023 is celebrated tonight in The Saviorwhere the Puerto Rican Karla Inelisse Guilfú Acevedo He already took the stage with the rest of the 83 candidates in their mission to bring the sixth crown to Puerto Rico.
The event held at the José Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium in El Salvador and broadcast through missuniverse.livebash.com, is the most important event for the 25-year-old Puerto Rican before the final night. The young woman from Patilla, for her part, was smiling and confident when pronouncing the name of Puerto Rico at the beginning of the ceremony.
According to the Live Bash platform, to see the preliminary gala, the user must pay $5. However, from early in the afternoon, many reported in the social networks the collapse of the official page. And through the organization’s YouTube, it could be seen for free.
The graduate of the Psychology program at the Ana G. Méndez University, GuraboIn addition, she captivated with her swimsuit catwalk. Who obtained a master’s degree in Psychological Counseling, modeled a violet design, which highlighted his skin tone.
The masters of ceremonies, one of them Miss Universe 2022 R’Bonney Nolahighlighted the work of the Puerto Rican beauty on the PAS Line, an emergency line of mental health In Puerto Rico. Among her responsibilities, the “Queen of Charm” provides support to people who communicate in search of emotional and psychological help.
As in these past two weeks at the “Pulgarcito de América”, the instructor of yoga, stole all the attention with her evening dress. The delegate of Puerto Rico gave everything and wore a fascinating dress by the Puerto Rican designer Angel Guzmanwith the “encounter with the universe” as inspiration in the design.
In an interview with El Nuevo Día, Edgar Ramos, Guilfú Acevedo’s stylist, assured that the objective of the “look” of the preliminary night was to conspire with the universe and attract the sixth crown to Puerto Rico. “We wanted her to look like a Miss Universe from today,” the person who is in the Central American country explained enthusiastically.
“Karla was working on today’s dress hand in hand with us. It is a design that she has not used before to compete, she looks incredible and super glamorous, like a Miss Universe. The dress has many details that we worked on and that we wanted to project so that everything could be seen on camera and off camera,” explained the person in charge of the beauty queen’s style.
This night closed with a flourish with the announcement of the finalists of “Voices of change”. The candidates from Angola, Brazil, Chile, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Ukraine, Zimbabwe named. The name of the three winners will be announced on Saturday night.
During the competition, all the delegates paraded in swimsuits and evening dresses in front of the jury. This year, the Puerto Rican presenter Giselle Blondet occupies a place on the panel of judges.
On Thursday night there will be the typical costume competition in which the Puerto Rican will parade her trousseau representing the San Sebastián Street Festival, a creation by Joshuan Aponte.
Guilfú Acevedo was crowned as Miss Universe Puerto Rico on August 26, 2023, in the Luis A. Ferré Fine Arts Center, in Santurce.
Just minutes after being proclaimed the most beautiful woman on the Isla del Encanto, the model was enthusiastic about her return to El Salvador as the Puerto Rican representative.
“I’m ready to go to El Salvador, I feel super excited. I was in El Salvador in a pageant in 2018, a teenage pageant, and I feel that it is all part of God’s divine plan. I will return there and represent my country for the second time,” she revealed.