It was a magnificent show, which opened with an energetic number to the sound of a remix of Little Mix´s hit song "Power". Indonesia won the first award of the night, Best in National Costume, before Vietnam was named Miss Health and Beauty. The 20 quarter-finalists were called in no particular order and went back on stage to compete in the popular swimsuit competition, all wearing bikinis by MGI. They walked the runway to "Falling", by Alesso. Costa Rica was named the Best in Swimsuit.
Then it was time to reveal the names of the 10 semi-finalists. Indonesia won the popular voting and was granted a direct spot in this stage of the competition. The other 9 completed the group and all of them got ready for the Stop The War speeches.
As the 10 semi-finalists gave their moving speeches, the other delegates stood behind them carrying Vietnamese lamps. It was a beautifully produced number, showing some of the local culture.
Standouts here were Indonesia, Peru, Puerto Rico, who spoke about the devastating effects of the two hurricanes that hit her island territory, and South Sudan, who shared with the audience that she did not have the opportunity to attend school due to being a refugee in her country.
It was a tough job for the judges, but only 5 candidates could continue in the competition and they were Peru, Puerto Rico, Czech Republic, Philippines and Venezuela. After a final question, which asked them what law they would implement to punish people criminals, and the Final Look walk, it was time to announce the name of Ariska´s successor.