The winner of Miss Peru 2016 will have the opportunity to compete at Miss Universe 2016. The outgoing titleholder of Miss Perú 2015, Laura Spoya, will crown her successor at the end of the event. The pageant will be televised live on Panamericana Television.
Wurtzbach is considered to be in a “hostile” territory. Local press pointed out that months ago, Laura Spoya threw her support to Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez who was wrongly crowned as the winner. Laura twitted months ago that she believes Ariadna is the true Miss Universe. However, Laura took a u-turn as this time around, she was all praises to Pia Wurtzbach.
"Just arrived in Peru. Loving it already and I can't wait for tomorrow's activities. Oh and by the way, it's my first time in Latin America."