The Miss Universe 2016 candidates have been preparing almost non-stop since landing in the Philippines.
They've already made several appearances in different parts of the country, and now, the girls must put their best foot forward as we close in on both the preliminary event on January 26 as well as the grand coronation on January 30.
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But have you ever wondered just what goes on during their rehearsals, and what they actually look like? Dyan Castillejo lets us in on a sneak peek at the girls’ most recent dry run.
Candidates listen as Paula Shugart, President of the Miss Universe Organization, talks before them.
They practice strutting down a pseudo runway. Once they’re in position, they say their name and the country which they represent...
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They walk as music blasts throughout the venue. Can you guess which lady is substituting as Flo Rida?
Breaks are spent bonding with other candidates (and learning new dance moves!).
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One by one, the girls fall in line. The clothes they wear vary, but look how high their stilettos and platforms are!
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Photographs from news.abs-cbn.com and Instagram.com/dyancastillejo / Artwork by Jana Jimenez