Miss Universe - Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

August 1, 2009

JC Penney Store Appearance

Dayana will make a store appearance at the opening of
JC Penney in Manhattan!

August 3, 2009

Welcome to the Bahamas!

The final Miss Universe 2009 contestants arrive at Atlantis, Paradise Island to kick off a month long of exciting events!

August 5, 2009


Dayana travels to the Bahamas to kick off the 2009 Miss Universe competition.

August 5, 2009

Ardastra Gardens

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants visit Ardastra Gardens, famed for its beautiful pink flamingo display, on Chippingham Road in the Bahamas.

August 5, 2009

Sandals Resort

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants visit the Dock Boardwalk at Sandals Resort.

August 6, 2009

National Art Gallery

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants tour the Bohemian National Art Gallery.

August 6, 2009

Government House

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants tour the Government House and have tea with Bohemian dignitaries.

August 7, 2009

Welcome Event

The Balmoral Club hosts a welcome reception and dinner in honor of the 2009 Miss Universe contestants

August 8, 2009


Several of the 2009 Miss Universe contestants fly to Exuma Island and tour Moriah Harbour and Elizabeth Harbour and feed stingrays, go snorkeling and explore the many sandbars of the island.

August 8, 2009


Several of the 2009 Miss Universe contestants fly to Bimini Island and tour Ansil's Boat House, Bimini Bay Resort and visit the Bimini Sands Marina for Fountain of Youth.

August 8, 2009

Band From TV

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants rock out with the charity cover band "Band From TV".

August 9, 2009

Grand Bahama

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants eat breakfast at the Grand Bahama Yacht Club and than take in the beautiful Garden of the Groves.

August 9, 2009

Swimsuit Event

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants take part in a Swimsuit Event sponsored by Miss Universe Official Swimwear Sponsor, BSC Swimwear, with photo ops from Infinity Pool.

August 13, 2009

National Gift Auction

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants take part in the National Gift Auction at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Hotel.

August 15, 2009

Lazy River Tube Race

The 2009 Miss Universe contestants compete in a race down the lazy river at Atlantis.

August 16, 2009

Preliminary Competition

The first round of the competition begins when the 2009 Miss Universe Contestants stage a Presentation Show featuring swimwear and evening gown competitions.

August 18, 2009

Dayana in Maxim

Dayana will grace the pages of Maxim Magazine due on newsstands today!

August 23, 2009

Miss Universe Pageant

After a tremendous year, Dayana will crown her successor at the Miss Universe Pageant, live from Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas at 9pm ET only on NBC.

August 25, 2009

And the NEW Miss Universe Is...

Fresh off her recent victory at the 2009 Miss Universe competition, Stefania Fernandez travels to New York to begin a whirlwind year as Miss Universe 2009.

During her year, Stefania will be champion the official causes of the Miss Universe Organization. She will be committed to increasing HIV/AIDS awareness by focusing on women's health and reproductive issues and forging relationships with organizations committed to research and education such as the Latino Commission on AIDS, God’s Love We Deliver, PSI/YouthAIDS and Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

August 27, 2009

The Today Show

At 9 AM today, Stefania will have her first live interview at ‘The Today Show.’

August 28, 2009

Fox & Friends

At 8 AM today, Stefania will be a guest on the show ‘Fox & Friends' on Fox News.