Miss Universe 2023 witnessed many wonderful moments during today’s national costume competition.
But for the cryptocurrency sector, it came when Alejandra Guajardo of El Salvador took to the stage dressed as Bitcoin.
BTC on the Miss Universe stage
The 27-year-old actress and model showcased the evolution of her country’s currency through a dress she wore to the Miss Universe contest. She came on stage dressed as gold bitcoins, holding a scepter with the BTC logo on it.
In striking resemblance to the BTC logo, her outfit featured three prominent colors – gold, silver, and bronze. Guajardo had a large coin on the reverse, with the name of her country engraved on it.
Guajardo’s bitcoin outfit is quickly becoming the talk of the cryptosphere. Designed by Salvadoran artist and fashion designer Francisco Guerrero. According to him, the garment describes the evolution of currency in his country – from cocoa to colones, US dollars and bitcoins.
The finals of the ongoing 71st Miss Universe pageant are scheduled to take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 14.
Essence of beauty
Earlier, in a statement seeking support from her fans in her campaign for the Miss Universe title, she said, “Transformational leadership is when you work in harmony with others who have similar goals in order to improve the lives of others.”
On her profile, the official Miss Universe website says, “Alejandra Guajardo seizes every opportunity that is dear to her heart. She is so grateful for all the motivation and love she receives from her loved ones and supporters. She has a degree in International Business, and her deep sales skills go back to when he was She is only five years old and has started selling handcrafted stones to her neighbours.
BTC strategy in El Salvador
Guajardo wears a bitcoin dress at today’s Miss Universe event coinciding with her country’s legislature passing a law allowing the issuance of bitcoin sovereign bonds.
Recently, El Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele blasted the mainstream media for attacking his campaign to buy more bitcoin, including through the upcoming Bund Volcano. To advance the bitcoin strategy, the Bukele government launched a National Bitcoin Office in November to coordinate various initiatives related to bitcoin and cryptocurrency both locally and globally.
The country also decided to buy 1 bitcoin per day to take advantage of the economic downturn, with BTC down nearly 65% since its all-time high in November 2021.
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