Miss Universe is heading to Israel for its 70th competition. The Miss Universe Organisation announced Tuesday that the pageant will be held this December in the southern resort city of Eilat. Steve Harvey will once again return as host.

The three-hour event will broadcast live on Fox in the US and also in 180 countries and territories across the globe. Cannes 2021: Sharon Stone Makes Jaw-Dropping Appearance in Elegant Dolce & Gabbana Floral Tulle Gown (View Pics).

It will end with the current Miss Universe, Mexico's Andrea Meza, crowning her successor. Meza, a former software engineer, has advocated for women's rights and is also encouraging people to get the vaccine from COVID-19. Soon after she was named Miss Universe, Meza invited the media to cover her first vaccination shot in New York. Cannes 2021: Masoom Minawala, Diipa Buller Khosla, Nidhi Sunil – South Asian Beauties Who Turned Heads on the Red Carpet!

In a statement released by the Miss Universe Organisation, Meza said she hopes “as many people as possible” get vaccinated so they can participate in the 70th Miss Universe contest.

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