Miss Universe Brazil 2009 Larissa Costa, 26, of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil will crown her successor at the Memorial da América Latina in São Paulo, Brazil on May 8, 2010. It will be the 56th edition of the national beauty pageant that selects Brazil’s Miss Universe candidate.
Currently, Brazil has two Miss Universe crowns, which were won by Ieda Maria Vargas in 1963 and Martha Vasconcellos in 1968. Costa was unplaced at Miss Universe 2009.
Representing Brazil’s one federal district and 26 states, there are 27 women competing for the Miss Brazil 2010 crown. Here are the candidates: