Swelia Da Silva Antonio emerging as the front-runner for Miss Universe Angola 2022

06 Aug 2022 | Priya Bhardwaj

Miss Universo Angola 2022 (aka Miss Universe Angola), the 25th edition of the national pageant, will be held on 6th August 2022 in Benguela where stunning beauties will compete for national crown. At the end of the event finale, the winner will be crowned Miss Universe Angola 2022 and will represent the country at Miss Universe 2022.

While all the stunning ladies are strong contenders for the crown, there is one who has made headlines as the crowd-favourite for the crown. Swelia Da Silva Antonio is an Afro-Dutch beauty queen who hails from The Hague, Netherlands. Her family is originally from Angola. In 1999, she and her family moved from Angola to the Netherlands.



Swelia earned her bachelor’s degree in nonprofit, public and organizational management from The Hague University of Applied Sciences. In 2021, she earned her master’s degree in public administration from the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Not new to the pageantry, Swelia was selected as a Miss Africa Netherlands 2017 candidate, but she was not able to participate in the competition. In 2020, Swelia was crowned Miss Supranational Netherlands 2020 in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the age of 23.



While reigning as Miss Supranational Netherlands 2020-2021, Swelia served as an ambassador of education for the Black Ladies Talk organization. Swelia represented the Netherlands at Miss Supranational 2021 on 21st August 2021 in Poland and finished in the Top 12.

With all of her experience, her beauty and confident personality, Swelia will be a strong contender for Miss Universe Angola 2022 crown. She already has the experience of representing a country at an international platform which will be beneficial for her.