Miss Universe pageant 2017 has been finalized to be held at The Axis in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. It was in the year of 1952 when the California-based clothing company Pacific Knitting Mills founded the Miss Universe Pageant, and since then, it is conducted in every year. The 2017 pageant will be held on 26th November. Last year winner Iris Mittenaere of France will crown the winner of the show.
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1.1 About The Axis in Las Vegas
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Where will the Pageant be Held?
The news has been confirmed by the Miss Universe Organization that the pageant will be held at The Axis, Las Vegas, Nevada in the US. The show will be aired live from the Planet Hollywood on November 26th on Fox TV and in different other media and online streaming options in worldwide.
The Planet Hollywood was also the venue during the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant. The 2016 Miss Universe Beauty pageant was hosted by the Philippines, and it was in the news that they were offered to host the 66th edition too, however, due to some concern they had to turn down the offer.
After some serious discussions among the top officials, it has been decided to conduct the 66th Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas. This show will be aired in over 190 countries with over half-a-billion audiences.
News has also got confirmation that even after the significant controversy of declaring the incorrect winner name in the last year Miss Universe pageant, Steve Harvey will again announce the winner’s name this year. Hope this time he doesn’t repeat the same error.
About The Axis in Las Vegas
The Axis is located at Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip and is a mid-sized auditorium and hosts a lot of events, charity shows, and award functions and most frequently for hosting beauty pageants.
It has hosted many beauty shows including Miss Universe, Miss America and also the USA. Along with this, since 2007, The Axis is the home to the annual concert of Justin Timberlake. It is even voted as one of the best concert halls and theaters in the Las Vegas in the year of 2011, and it is also the largest theatre of its type.
The auditorium had several names, at first, it was known as Aladdin Theatre for Performing Arts, the name was there from 1976 to 2006. After that, it was named as Theatre for the Performing Arts which was there from 2006 to 2007 after that Planet Hollywood for the Performing Arts from 2007 to 2012.The auditorium was renamed to “PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino” on 28th June 2012 and on 19th December 2013; the same was renamed to “The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.”
The Axis has hosted many prestigious shows like Justin Timberlake and friends, Britney: Piece of Me, Paris By Night, Jennifer Lopez: All I Have and many Miss Universe pageants for several years 1991, 1996, 2012 and 2015.