Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach (center) waves to the crowd as she leads the Miss Universe candidates during its Kick Off Event at the Conrad Manila in Pasay City on Saturday night. With Miss Universe Philippines separating from Binibining Pilipinas in 2019, the first edition of Miss Universe Philippines i.e. Luisa Baptista competes on stage in a silver Yamamay bikini at the 65th Miss Universe preliminary competition at the Mall of Asia Arena in … It has retractable seats and a … —MGP, GMA News. The Mall of Asia Arena is an indoor arena within the SM Mall of Asia complex, in Bay City, Pasay, Philippines.It has a seating capacity of 15,000 for sporting events, and a full house capacity of 20,000. Miss Angola. The coronation night will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on May 3. The Miss Universe Philippines will be under the umbrella of the Miss Universe Organization. The Miss Universe competition, one of the most prestigious beauty pageants in the world, held its 65th Grand Coronation Night at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. BEAUTY AND GRACEMiss Philippines Maxine Medina dazzles during the preliminary competition of the Miss Universe pageant held at the Mall of Asia Arena Thursday night. MUP said a total of 52 women across the country will compete for the Miss Universe Philippines crown at the Mall of Asia Arena on May 3. Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados will crown her successor by the end of the event finale. RELATED CONTENT. Miss France Iris Mittenaere poses after being declared winner in the 65th Miss Universe beauty pageant at the Mall of Asia Arena, in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 30, 2017. It is the third time that the Philippines hosted the Miss Universe since its establishment in 1952. This year’s batch – a mix of newcomers and pageant veterans – was presented to members of the media at the Manila Hotel on Friday. It was once again postponed, with the final date for the coronation night set on October 25 . Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach crowned Mittenaere, who was born in the northern French town of Lille, at a glittering ceremony at Mall of Asia Arena. The first-ever Miss Universe Philippines competition was initially set on May 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, but was moved to June 14 due to the COVID-19 crisis. MJ Lastimosa on her Miss Universe journey: 'I have no regrets' The Arena officially opened on May 21, 2012. Miss Universe Philippines 2020 will be hosted on 3rd May 2020 in Mall of Asia Arena, Bay City, Pasay, Metro Manila. (Jay Ganzon) One of the big events for the country this year is hosting the 65th Miss Universe which will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena on January 30, 2017. Expect a “new normal” in the selection of Miss Universe Philippines 2020 when the pageant happens on October 25 at the Mall of Asia Arena after the Miss Universe Organization recently announced the new guidelines in the 2020 pageant.