Malta wins Miss World 2017 Talent Fast Track

Malta’s Michela Galea has earned a coveted spot in the Miss World 2017 Top 40 after winning the Talent Fast Track Challenge, held a few hours earlier. The 25-year-old singer comes from a family of musicians and has a considerable fanbase back in her homeland.

Check out her cover of Duffy‘s Mercy in a past TV guest appearance:

Michela beat 19 other short-listed candidates in the Fast Track challenge.

The other Top 5 finalists were:
England – Stephanie Hill
Fiji Nanise Rainima
Italy- Conny Notarstefano
Mexico- Andrea Meza.

Included in the short-list were:
Cameroon – Akomo Minkata
Cyprus – Helena Tselepi
Denmark – Amanda Petri
Guam – Destiny Cruz
Hungary – Virág Koroknyai
Indonesia – Achintya Holte Nilsen
Japan – Haruka Yamashita
Netherlands – Philisantha van Deuren
Northern Ireland – Anna Henry
Paraguay – Paola Oberladstatter
Scotland – Romy McCahill
Spain – Elisa Tulian
Trinidad and Tobago- Chandini Chanka

Turkey – Asli Sümen
Ukraine – Polina Tkach

With Michela’s victory, she is now the second Maltese woman to place in this pageant after Mary Brincat in 1969.

22851787_1522209131179195_5983362306997965726_nCongratulations, Michela and to Malta for this huge milestone! 

Photos from Michela’s Facebook Fan Page 




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