The much awaited finale of the Miss Universe 2013 is here and the excitement has reached a feverish pitch.
The whole world waits with bated breath as the stunning contestants from 86 countries will compete in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and personal interview round and battle it out to win the coveted crown.
The reigning miss world, Olivia Culpo of USA, will crown her successor at the end of a two-hour programme at Moscow's Crocus City Hall on 9 November.
Where to watch Miss Universe 2013 Finals Live
An estimated one billion television viewers will watch the finale of the 62nd Miss Universe pageant worldwide.
The viewers can follow the NBC live stream from anywhere in the world and watch the programme live in their respective time zones.
The contest can also be watched online through live streaming on the official website of Miss Universe Organization.
Miss Universe 2013 Finale Highlights
The pageant's official swimwear partner, Italian swimwear and lingerie maker YAMAMAY, is also all set to surprise the world during the finale. They will unveil a spectacular emerald, ruby and diamond swimsuit valued at one million dollars.
The newly crowned Miss Universe 2013 will wear this unique swimsuit, which has travelled from Milan, Italy, to Moscow (with armed guards) just in time for the event, a day after the coronation.
Miss Universe 2013: Hosts
SNBC Live's host Thomas Roberts and America's Got Talent's judge, Melanie Brown or Mel B of the Spice Girls, will host the gala which will be telecast live from Moscow at 9 pm ET (2 am GMT).
The judges for the spectacular finale are acclaimed Chef Nobu; gold medalist skater Tara Lipinski; television personality Carol Alt; supermodel turned actress and author, Anne V; one of the pageant's sponsorers, Farouk Shami; Italo Fontana, pioneering designer of U-BOAT Watches; the iconic russian pop-star, Philip Kirkorov and last but not the least, Steven Tyler, Aerosmith's front man and lead singer.
The finals of Miss Universe 2013 will witness an exclusive musical performance by Grammy-nominated band Panic! At The Disco and international recording artist EMIN. Steven Tyler will also take the stage for a special performance, in addition to his judging duties.
Have a look at the official teaser of the event (Video Courtesy: Youtube/OfficialMissUniverse)