Rita Bitton Reis to represent Portugal at Miss International 2022

14 Sep 2021 | Angelique Reyes

Miss Portuguesa 2021, the 2021 edition of the national pageant, held the finale on 11th September 2021 at the Casino Estoril, where Rita Bitton Reis was adjudged as the first Lady of Honor and crowned as Miss International Portugal 2021. Rita will represent Portugal at the 60th edition of the Miss International pageant. She succeeds Miss International Portugal 2019 Ana Rita Aguiar for the title.

Born in and a resident of Lisbon, Reis is a 21 year-old graduate in a fashion and acting course, a degree in Communication Sciences and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Communication, Television and Film. She knew from an early age that she wanted to trace her professional path in the Portuguese television entertainment world, but without leaving her second passion behind, writing.



After being crowned as Miss International Portugal 2021, Rita took to her social media as she wrote, “It still feels like a dream! It is with great pride that I announce that I am the 1st Lady of Honor Miss Portuguese and Miss International Portugal 2021! I would like to thank the president of the organization from the bottom of my heart.”

“Representing Portugal will be a privilege and believe me I will do my best to make our country, our culture, language and traditions known! It was a pleasure to meet all the people who came across me on this route! Thanks for everything,” she added.

Rita is a fun and smiling person who is always available to help those in need. Her ambition is to defend children who suffer from abuse, fight the abandonment of the elderly and help animals that are treated badly. She published her first book, at the age of 20, called ‘The Secret of Fairyland’.



She will represent Portugal at the upcoming edition of Miss International contest. As announced recently, the Miss International 2021 pageant has been cancelled amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the 60th Miss International Beauty Pageant i.e., the next edition will be held in the fall of 2022.