Malaysia withdraws participation from Miss Universe 2021

17 Aug 2021 | Priya Bhardwaj

Miss Universe Malaysia organization, just hours ago, released an official statement that the 2021 edition will not be held this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The organization stated limited international and domestic travel has hindered the staging of the pageant.



“We have therefore declined the invitation to this year’s pageant and regretfully would not be able to hold a local this year,” Miss Universe Malaysia Organisation said in a statement.

“We wish all delegates the best of luck at the international competition and look forward to participating again in the near future”, they added.

Here is the full statement –



Miss Universe Organisation is all set to host the 70th anniversary of the pageant in Eilat, Israel in December 2021 where Andrea Meza of Mexico will crown her successor at the end of the event finale.