Twenty seven female and 20 male Contestants will battle for the title of Miss & Mr World Malta, and the winners to take part in Miss & Mr World finals. With last year’s winner, Michela Galea, landing the talent award at the Miss World pageant, expectations are high and pressure is mounting. The winners will be announced on Saturday 19th May , and crowned by Michela Galea and Timmy Puschkin, Mr World 2016.

This year is the 24th Anniversary when Modelle International have obtained the licence to send a Maltese representative to participate in Miss and Mr World. Miss World is Britain’s most successful ever international television show. This is not only an opportunity or up-and-coming modelling industry talents, but also a spectacular show where fashion houses will display their showcase, such as JD Formal wear, L’infini. Bliss, Raja & Co, Herman Vassallo presenting Roma Collection, Exclusive, Victor Azzopardi Jewellery and a Hair show Vitality, Mark Stafrace & Team.

Contestants in preparation. Photo credit: Jason Spiteri/ Miss World Malta

All the contestants will have to pass through a judging session on their personality few days before the final night. Other marks will be given to them during the final judging with different set of judges when appearing on stage with different outfits. A spectacular opening with all the contestants will be choreographed by Jes Sciberras followed by and evening parade until the 12 female and 10 male semi-finalists will be announced. They will then parade in swimwear until they are judged again and the five of each title will be announced to select the winners.

As our past interviews show, the pageant can be a life-changing event. Together with 160 other contestants from all over the world, the awardees will spend a month rich in various activities.

The organisers Sue Rossi & Claudia Calleja are very satisfied with this year turn out this year. All contestants have appeared on the TV program “Gateway To Miss & Mr World,” where they have participated in various photoshoots, interviews and other features in the same program which gave them all good exposure and different experience during these months.

Several titles, including the most popular award with the Miss World “Beauty with a Purpose,” will be awarded during the night. Once again this year all contestants have got together with DR Klown NGO, which will receive a financial contribution.

The final night event will be hosted by Mr Keith Demicoli and co-hosts Ryan Borg & Josmar. The event on the 19th of May to be held at Piazza Teatru, and will be transmitted live on ONE at 9.00 pm.