Delegates will participate in swimsuit, evening gown and national costumes competitions, but the organisers insist the contest looks at more than just beauty.
In 2014 Elvira Devinamira from Indonesia won Best National Costume. Her costume themed "The Chronicle of Borobudur" inspired by Buddhist temple, Borobudur Temple in Magelang, Indonesia.
Meet the 2015 Miss Universe Contestants in their National Costumes
Nena France, Miss Universe Great Britain 2015, takes part in a pre tape segment
Vanessa Tevi Kumares, Miss Universe Malaysia 2015
Claudia Barrionuevo, Miss Universe Argentina 2015
May Bayani Thaw, Miss Universe Myanmar 2015
Nena France, Miss Universe Great Britain 2015; and Wendy Esparza, Miss Universe Mexico 2015
Toria Nichole, Miss Universe Bahamas 2015
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