Philippines bet Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach kicked off her Miss Universe 2015 campaign on a good start as she broke into the semifinal round of Miss Universe 2015 Monday morning (Philippine time).
Pia was the ninth candidate to be called. The top 15 candidates for this year’s pageant are: Brazil, Australia, Indonesia, Dominican Republic, France, USA, Curacao, Belgium, Japan, Venezuela, South Africa, Colombia, Mexico, and Thailand.
The top 15 finalists were chosen based on their performances at the Preliminaries held on Wednesday, December 16 (Thursday, December 17 in Manila).
The semifinalists were announced at the Miss Universe 2015 Coronation Night on Sunday, December 20 (Monday, December 21 in Manila).