Miss Universe Malaysia 2010(Photo courtesy of Miss Universe Malaysia Organisation)

After months of intense audition rounds, the final eighteen girls vying for the title of Miss Universe Malaysia 2010 were unveiled to the media on April 21st amidst a flurry of flashbulbs and fanfare at The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur, the pageant's official venue.

Now that the formalities were all done and dusted, the eighteen finalists will now have to get down to business. The beat have to brave pageant week, where they will face challenges that will test their ability to handle situations that come with the territory of being Miss Universe Malaysia. Pageant week challenges include runway shoots, media savvy training and practice, and even an ecological education activity - all designed to give the girls a taste of what it will be like to perform in the role as Miss Universe Malaysia 2010.

The Grand Finale to crown the rightful owner of the tiara will be held on 15 May 2010 at the prestigious Royale Chulan Hotel, where the lucky winner will be crowned. Judges for the Grand Finale include ex-Miss Universe Malaysia winners, Datin Josephine Fonseka, Maggie Loo, Dato' Yasmin Yusuff, Dato' Anna Lin, Nancie Foo, and Elaine Daly; Hans Isaac, multi-award winning actor, director and producer; and top Malaysian modelling agency mogul, Andrew Tan of AndrewsModels.

But for the time being, without further ado, MSN Entertainment introduces you the selected eighteen finalists for this year's Miss Universe Malaysia who will be vying for the title of Malaysia's fairest and a chance to represent the country at the world stage. And, umm, stop drooling guys!

Click on the thumbnails below check out the Miss Universe Malaysia 2010 finalists.

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