IN PHOTOS: 2013 Miss Universe National Costume competition

PRE-CORONATION NIGHT EVENT. Reigning Miss Universe Olivia Culpo co-hosts the National Costume competition in Vegas Mall, Moscow, Russia. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera/OPMB

PRE-CORONATION NIGHT EVENT. Reigning Miss Universe Olivia Culpo co-hosts the National Costume competition in Vegas Mall, Moscow, Russia.

All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera/OPMB

MANILA, Philippines - The 2013 Miss Universe National Costume competition took place on Sunday, 9 pm, November 3, at the Vegas Mall in Moscow, Russia (Monday, 2 am, November 4, Philippine time).

Reigning Miss Universe Olivia Culpo co-hosted the simple program, which saw each of the 86 candidates go on stage to show off her national costume.

The Philippines' Ariella Arida wore a terno designed by Colombian designer Alfredo Barazza.

Check out the national costumes of all the candidates in Rappler's exclusive photos:

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The 2013 Miss Universe Preliminary Competition is on Tuesday, November 5, at 11 am. Coronation night is on Saturday, at 9 pm, November 9, at Crocus City Hall. It will be simulcast live in Manila via Star World on Sunday, 2 am, November 10.

Rappler will live blog.

The 2013 Miss Universe Official Fan Vote is ongoing until November 8. The winner will automatically be included in the semi-finals. (To vote for Ariella Arida, click here.)

Voters are required to have a valid email address. To vote, go to http://www.missuniverse.com or http://www.telemundo.com

Whose national costume do you like best? Let us know by posting your comments below. - Rappler.com


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