Shannah Vella Rapa crowned Miss Tourism of Malta 2021

09 Nov 2021 | Angelique Reyes

The Miss Malta organization hosted the grand finale for the title of Miss Malta 2021 on 7th November, 2021 where delegates from all over the country competed to win the national crown and an opportunity to represent the country at the international level. At the same event, Shannah Vella Rapa who represented Madliena was crowned as Miss Tourism of Malta 2021. She succeeded the reigning queen Amanda Bezzina to the title. She will now represent the country at the 24th edition of Miss Tourism International.

Shannah is a professional dancer at ‘Nova Studios’ and is currently pursuing graduation from University of Malta. The queen campaigned against bullying in June, 2021 and took to social media to share her thoughts and wrote, “Bullying impacts people physically, mentally & emotionally every day. I stand AGAINST bullies, now and always.”



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She keeps herself fit and active by consistently working out at the gym and knows every day of training counts. She is also the pet parent of a beautiful black labrador whom she lovingly calls Duke.

The beautiful night also saw the crowning of four other national queens, i.e., Miss Republic of Malta 2021, Miss Malta 2021, Miss Grand Malta 2021, and Miss Top Model Malta 2021 at the same event.

Kirsty Falzon won the Miss Top Model Malta 2021 title while Kimberly Pelham got crowned as the new Miss Malta 2021. Isabel Borg won the crown of Miss Grand Malta 2021 whereas Leah Sammut Mock won the title of Miss Republic of Malta 2021. They will now be representing Malta at the respective international counterpart pageants.



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Miss Tourism International 2021 is all set to be held on 15th December 2021 at 8.00pm (MTY) as a Virtual World Finale, where stunning beauties from all over the world will compete for the international crown. The winner will succeed Miss Tourism International 2020 Carol Vinharski from Brazil, who was also crowned virtually at the start of the year.