Miss Universe Kosovo 2021 Shkurtesa Sejdiu, 20, of Gjilan, Kosovo will crown her successor at the Venom Club in Magjistralja Prishtinë-Ferizaj, Pristina, Kosovo on June 10, 2022. It is the fifth edition of the national beauty pageant that selects Kosovo’s official Miss Universe candidate and it will be held simultaneously with the Miss Universe Albania 2022 coronation.
From 2008 to 2016, Kosovo was represented at Miss Universe by the Miss Kosova winner. The country was not represented in the international beauty pageant in 2013 and in 2017.
Currently, Kosovo has four Miss Universe placements including the second runner-up finish of Marigona Dragusha in 2009. Representing the European country, Zana Krasniqi finished in the Top 10 in 2008 while Aferdita Dreshaj and Diana Avdiu finished in the Top 16 in 2011 and in 2012, respectively.
There are eight women competing for the Miss Universe Kosovo 2022 title. Here are the candidates:
#5. Leona Komani, 18, Dukagjini
#4. Artiola Sylejmani, 21, Podujevo
#3. Edona Aliu, 25, Gjilan
#2. Lumbardha Morina, 22, Prizren
#1. Arbenita Jakupi, 22, Shtime