Interview with Paula Calleja – Miss Swieqi

Name: Paula Calleja

Status: In a relationship

Occupation: Secretary

Locality you represent: Swieqi

Describe yourself in one word: Sociable.

Why did you enter the Miss Malta contest?

To meet new people and have another new experience.

How did you feel when you found out that you had been chosen as one of the 12 finalists?

When they called me for the audition the second time, I was speechless, surprised and excitement was starting to kick in.

Which foreign country do you like best? 

Germany – I loved the Oktoberfest where you can see everyone having fun, drinking beer and also enjoying the rides and each others’ company.

Which country do you wish to visit?

Thailand as I’d enjoy the adventure and amazing surroundings.

What object can’t you live without?

My mobile phone.

…and a person you cannot live without?

My mum :) she is always there, in good and bad times, although we sometimes clash I can’t imagine myself without her.

Stranded on an island you can take only four objects, what would you take?

Food, books, water and survival equipment.

How did you enter the world of modelling and at what age?

I started doing photo-shoots at the age of 15 which led me into the modelling industry. Consequently, I thought of taking part in some competitions.

If you won the lottery what would you do with the money?

Pay off my car, save up some of it, give some to charity, shop till I drop and go around the world.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years time?

A married women with a lovable family, a wonderful house and to advance in my career.

What makes you angry?

Speaking to someone and noticing that they are not paying attention.

Who is your hero? 

My father, for the support he gave me throughout my life.

Romantic dinner or clubbing?

Romantic dinner.

Morning or evening? 


Wakes early or sleeps late?

Sleeps late.

What do you do in your spare time?

Apart from the modelling industry, I love to sleep, read, socialise and have a good time with my boyfriend and closest friends :)


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