History of Albania at Miss Universe
Miss Universe Albania was established in 2006 in Tirana, Albania. The pageant formatted to choose a representative to compete at the Miss Universe by Fadil Berisha. Miss Universe Albania is not related to Miss Albania, Miss Shqipëria or Miss Shqiptarja.
Anisa Kospiri was the first Albanian delegate at the Miss Universe pageant. She went to compete in San Juan, Puerto Rico and in the grand final she was the first girl to be called in the Top 10. She competed in both Swimsuit and Evening Gown competition and scored 8.51 and 8.34 respectively. However, her average score was not high enough for her to advance in the next phase of the competition. Until 2010 she held the record of the highest placing Albanian candidate in the Miss Universe pageant.
In October 2013 Miss Universe Albania withdrew from the Miss Universe 2013 pageant because the security of Albania's contestant could not be assured in Russia.
Megi Luka via her facebook page
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