On Friday night of October 25th, 2013, all Miss Universe 2013 contestants attended the first official meeting “Welcome Dinner Party” at the Italian Restaurant Zafferano restaurant on the third floor of Lotte Plaza in Novinsky Boulevard. Reigning Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo, Russian show sponsors (president and vicepresident of Crocus Group Aras and Emin Agalarovs), were present at the event.
Photos of Miss Universe 2013 delegates at the Welcome Dinner Party:
Misses Switzerland and Czech Republic pose for photographers during the welcome dinner party for the Miss Universe 2013 delegates.
Miss Universe Canada Riza Santos with Miss Universe United States Erin Brady at the Welcome Dinner Party for Miss Universe 2013 delegates
Miss Universe 2013 Welcome Dinner at the Zafferano. This is the first official meeting of all Miss Universe 2013 contestants.
Some Miss Universe 2013 candidates from the Americas at the Welcome Dinner Party: Bolivia Alexia Viruez, Colombia Lucia Aldana, Peru Cindy Mejia, Costa Rica Fabiana Granados, Guatemala Paulette Samayoa, Ecuador Conztansa Baez, Nicaragua Nastassja Bolivar, Mexico Cynthia Duque & Panama Carolina Brid.
Miss Universe Namibia 2013 Paulina Malulu and Miss Universe Philippines 2013 Ariella Arida pose for the photographer at the Miss Universe 2013 Welcome Dinner Party.
Asian delegates from Japan, Malaysia, China, Indonesia and Philippines at the Miss Universe 2013 Welcome Dinner Party.
Miss Universe France 2013 Hinarani de Longeaux and Miss Universe Korea 2013 Yu-mi Kim at the Miss Universe 2013 Welcome Dinner Party.
Miss Ukraine 2013 Olga Storozhenko and the reigning Miss Universe Olivia Culpo at the Miss Universe 2013 Welcome Dinner Party.
Delegates from China, Vietnam ,Malaysia at the Miss Univere 2013 Welcome Dinner Party
Delegates from Italy, France, Ukraine at the Miss Univere 2013 Welcome Dinner Party
Miss Universe Poland 2013 Paulina Krupińska and Miss Universe Venezuela 2013 Gabriela Isler at the Miss Univere 2013 Welcome Dinner Party.
Video of Miss Universe 2013 Welcome Dinner Party: