The American state of Louisiana will play host to the prestigious Miss Universe pageant on January 14, 2023! New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will be venue of the event. LaToya Cantrell, the mayor of New Orleans made the announcement Monday night.

“The city of New Orleans and the Miss Universe Organization share common values of celebrating inclusion, culture and the empowerment of women,” said Mayor LaToya Cantrell. “Hosting this event demonstrates the significant global impact an international city like New Orleans has on the world’s tourism and cultural stages. We are honored to host the 71st annual Miss Universe pageant and show people around the globe why New Orleans is the best in the world at executing major events, festivals, conferences, and conventions with a culture that is absolutely unmatched.”