Miss Malta

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Miss Malta
Formation 1963
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Valletta
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss Earth
Official language
Maltese
Management
Joanne Parascandalo
Staff
Vince Taliana
Website missmalta.net

Miss Malta is a national Beauty pageant in Malta.

History[edit]

The Miss Malta contest was established in 1963 by the late George & Deggie Gatt Mangion as GM Productions. Over the years, the contest gave an opportunity to some 980 participants to show off their inner and outer beauty locally and abroad through representing Malta at International Beauty Contests around the World. Mrs Joanne Parascandalo has now the exclusive rights of the national pageant Miss Malta. In 2016 Edition the organization of such a prestigious contest is under the management of Glamorous Entertainment, directed by Mr Vince Taliana who took over the complete organization of the event with the aim to re-brand it and give it a new and complete makeover. Glamorous Entertainment has been in the modelling industry since 2002, organizing various beauty pageants and events. Glamorous Entertainment has in the past participated in many international beauty pageants like Mrs Universe, Mrs Europe, Mrs Globe, Mrs Commonwealth, Mr Universe Model and Miss Earth.

Miss Malta is the eldest pageant in Malta celebrating its 53 rd year this year. Miss Malta is the only pageant which gives emphasis to the various localities around Malta and our sister island Gozo. Mayors of the various local councils will fully support their respective contestant. Miss Malta will be televised live on national television.

Miss Malta is not linked with any other contest or organization being held in Malta and no other contest can represent his model as MISS MALTA.

National franchises[edit]

In the early years the winner participated in Miss World pageant. Between the years 1968 and 2001 the Miss Malta winners participated in the Miss Universe pageant,returning to the pageant in 2016. Rosalie Theuma was the last Maltese representative in Miss Universe. After this, starting from the year 2013,[1] the Miss Malta winner took part in Miss Intercontinental and managed to make it into the Top 15 semi-finalists in the year 2007 with Jasmin Schellmann.[2] Previously, Miss Malta also handled Miss World, Miss International and Miss Europe contests. As from 2016 the winner of MISS MALTA will be the national ambassador during the MISS EARTH pageant established by Carousel Productions in 2005, with the emphasis on preserving MOTHER EARTH

Titleholders[edit]

Miss Malta[edit]

The following is a list of all Miss Malta titleholders since 2013.

Year Miss Malta Province First Runner-up Province Second Runner-up Province
2016 Christie Refalo Hal-Luqa Bernadette Bajada Valletta Maria Abela Santa Venera
2015 Sarah Mercieca Balzan Nicola Grixti Gzira Louisa Abela St. Paul's Bay
2014 Pearl Haber[3] St. Julian's Maria Abela Hamrun Rodianne Gatt Birkirkara
2013 Jade Cini[4] Valletta Natalya Galdes Sliema Mandy Micallef Zurrieq

Miss Universe Malta[edit]

The winner of Miss Universe Malta automatically represents Malta at the Miss Universe. The license holders of the Miss Universe Malta title are Glow Promotions directed by Alan J. Darmanin and Jeff Francalanza. The Miss Universe Malta organisation has nothing to do with the Miss Malta organisation. The runners-up will go to Miss Grand International and Miss Supranational. The following is a list of all Miss Universe Malta titleholders since 2016.

Year Miss Universe Malta Province First Runner-up Province Second Runner-up Province
2016 Martha Fenech St. Julian's Christine Mifsud Fgura Dajana Laketic Swatar
2017 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

Representatives at Miss Universe[edit]

  • 1968 Kathlene Farrugia
  • 1969 Natalie Quintana
  • 1970 Tessie Pisani
  • 1971 Felicity Celia Carbott
  • 1972 Doris Abdilla
  • 1973 Marthese Vigar
  • 1974 Josette Pace
  • 1975 Frances Pace Ciantar
  • 1976 Mary Grace Ciantar
  • 1977 Jane Benedicta Saliba
  • 1978 Pauline Lewise Farrugia
  • 1979 Dian Borg Bartolo
  • 1980 Isabelle Zammit
  • 1981 Susanne Galea
  • 1982 Rita Falzon
  • 1983 Christine Bonnici
  • 1984 Marisa Sammut
  • 1985 Fiona Micallef
  • 1986 Antoinette Zerafa
  • 1987 Kristina Apap Bologna
  • 1988 Stephanie Spiteri
  • 1989 Sylvana Sammut Pandolfino
  • 1990 Charmaine Farrugia
  • 1991 Michelle Zarb
  • 1992 Julienne Camilleri
  • 1993 Roberta Borg
  • 1994 Paola Camilleri
  • 1995 Sonia Massa
  • 1996 Roseanne Farrugia
  • 1997 Claire Grech
  • 1998 Carol Cassar
  • 1999 Dorianne Muscat
  • 2000 Jolene Arpa
  • 2001 Rosalie Theuma

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Caroline (September 29, 2013). "MISS MALTA : JADE CINI IS MISS MALTA 2013". Caroline Fashion styling. Retrieved November 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ Miss Malta Organization. "HISTORY OF MISS MALTA PAGEANT". Miss Malta Organization. Retrieved November 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ Pearl Haber, Miss Floriana, is the newly crowned Miss Malta 2014
  4. ^ Jade Cini, the most beautiful Miss Malta ever

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