Is an African woman going to be crowned as Miss Universe 2009? We will find out on Sunday. Our African beauty queens have been performing well so far, below are photos from the National Costume show which took place in the Rainforest Theater at the Wyndham Hotel in Nassau, Bahamas on Monday, August 10, 2009 as part of the preparations for the Miss Universe 2009 competition. They also competed in the Evening Gown segment of the Miss Universe 2009 Presentation Show at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Nigeria’s representative Sandra Otohwo was dressed by MOMO Couture.
The Miss Universe 2009 competition will air live on the NBC Television Network at 9:00 PM ET from ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, Bahamas on Sunday, August 23, 2009. In Nigeria, the event will be broadcast on Silverbird Television.
Nelsa Alves - Miss Angola2009 - National Costume
Nelsa Alves - Miss Angola 2009 - Evening Gown
Elham Wagdi - Miss Egypt 2009 - National Costume
Elham Wagdi - Miss Egypt 2009 - Evening Gown
Melat Yante - Miss Ethiopia 2009 - National Costume
Melat Yante - Miss Ethiopia 2009 - Evening Gown
Jennifer Victoria Koranteng - Miss Ghana 2009 - Traditional Costume
Jennifer Victoria Koranteng- Miss Ghana 2009 - Evening Gown
Happie Ntelamo - Miss Namibia 2009 - National Costume
Happie Ntelamo - Miss Namibia 2009 - Evening Gown
Tatum Keshwar - Miss South Africa 2009 - National Costume
Tatum Keshwar - Miss South Africa 2009 - Evening Gown
Illuminata Wize - Miss Tanzania 2009 - National Costume
Illuminata Wize - Miss Tanzania 2009 - Evening Gown
Andella Chileshe-Matthews - Miss Zambia 2009 - National Costume
Andella Chileshe-Matthews - Miss Zambia 2009 - Evening Gown
Sandra Otohwo - Miss Nigeria 2009 - Traditional Costume
Sandra Otohwo - Miss Nigeria 2009 - Evening Gown
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