Miss Universe Brazil 2014 Melissa Gurgel, 21, of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil will crown her successor at the Citibank Hall in São Paulo, Brazil on November 18, 2015. It will be the 61st 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. Gurgel finished in the Top 15 at Miss Universe 2014.
Representing Brazil’s one federal district and 26 states, there are 27 women competing for the Miss Brazil 2015 crown. Here are the candidates: