Stylist Juan Bautista, wearing a protective face mask and shield, applies eyeliner to Lara state beauty pageant contestant Jhosskaren Carrizo, in a Venevision television station dressing room, before a meeting with judges, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Quarantine rules and social distancing has forced the contestants to train at home and online with limited access to the venue itself where strict measures are in place. The pageant is due to take place on Sept. 24. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
For the first time in decades of Miss Venezuela competitions, the pageant powerhouse’s socalled most beautiful night will not be live as organizers try to put on a compelling contest virtually amid a pandemic lockdown.