A Pristina resident, Blerta Veseli, was crowned Miss Universe Kosovo 2020 in a national competition held at the Adorions Palace in Tirana on Saturday, September 18.
The 23-year-old Gjilan-born architecture student succeeds last year’s winner, Fatbardha Hoxha. She will represent Kosova at the 69th Miss Universe pageant to be held next year.
In a post on social media, the beauty queen expressed that she is ready to take this new road in her life, humbled and grateful to be given this title.
“I will do my best to represent and to show the world that our women, women from Kosovo are powerful, intelligent, smart, beautiful, creative, and above all independent.”
Kosovo made its debut at Miss Universe in 2008 with Zana Krasniqi who placed Top 10. Its highest achievement in the pageant was second runner-up in 2010 with Marigona Dragusha.
Photos: Blerta Veseli / Instagram