On Friday, August 14, in the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Bratislava was held the final of Miss Slovakia (Miss Slovensko) 2020 pageant. Twelve girls competed for the crown and title of the most beautiful Slovak’s woman. The winner of the pageant is 23-year-old Leona Novoberdaliu from Bratislava, who in the next year will represent Slovakia in the Miss World 2021!
In this year, the Miss Slovensko pageant celebrated it’s 25th anniversary. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the final of this year’s edition took place behind closed doors, without the presence of the public and journalists! Moreover, all participants, as well as the staff working on the organization of the event were tested for COVID-19 twice.
For the crown and the title of the most beautiful Slovak’s woman competed twelve girls, but only one could be the winner! The jury decided that the crown and title of the Miss Slovensko 2020 will go to 23-year-old Leona Novoberdaliu!
Leona is 173 cm tall and comes from Bratislava. She is a graduate of Political Economy from King’s College London in London! Currently, she working in an investment company. Her hobby is primarily sport. She has been practicing gymnastics for ten years. She also enjoys swimming and playing tennis. In the past, she was a volunteer. She cooperated with the Red Cross and the Children’s Hope Club.
(Leona Novoberdaliu from Bratislava, photos: Leona Novoberdaliu/Instagram)
For the victory in the Miss Slovensko 2020 pageant, Leona was awarded a contract with the LGM agency, a Hyundai car, a vacation in Oman and a modern, three-room apartment! She will also represent Slovakia in the jubilee 70th edition of the Miss World pageant, which will take place in the second half of 2021.
(from the left: Kristína Víglaská, Leona Novoberdaliu and Viktória Podmanická, photo: Miss Slovensko/Facebook)
The title of the 1st Runner-Up of Miss Slovensko 2020 was won by 18-year-old Viktória Podmanická from Banska Bystrica. A middle school student, a great fan of art, sports and volunteering will most likely represent Slovakia in the jubilee 60th edition of the Miss International election in 2021.
20-year-old Kristína Víglaská from Zvolen became the 2nd Runner-Up of Miss Slovensko 2020. Everything indicates that an international communication student, a great fan of athletics, basketball and floorball will represent Slovakia in the Miss Supranational 2021 pageant.
(from the left: Viktória Podmanická and Kristína Víglaská – Runners-Up of Miss Slovensko 2020, photos: Miss Slovensko/Facebook)
PHOTO: Leona Novoberdaliu/Instagram