Artnesa Krasniqi was crowned the title of Miss Universe Kosovo 2014 at the conclusion of the national pageant held on October 9th, 2014. Artnesa is 25 years old and stands 5’8”. She is expected to represent Kosovo in the Miss Universe 2014 pageant, scheduled for January 2015 in Florida, USA.
Artnesa Krasniqi being crowned Miss Universe Kosovo 2014 by the out-going queen Mirjeta Shala, Miss Kosovo 2013.
Artnesa is a professional model. She was earlier crowned Miss Tourism Albania 2014, and in the year 2008, she was awarded the Ford Super Model of Kosova.
This marks the comeback for Kosovo at Miss Universe after one year hiatus. Last year, the Miss Universe pageant was held in Moscow and Russia refused Kosovo representative for Miss Universe 2013. Russia does not recognize Kosovo as a country.
At the same event, Kaltrina Neziri was the first runner-up and was crowned the title of Miss Earth Kosovo 2014 by her predecessor Donika Emini, Miss Earth Kosovo 2013. She will now represent Kosovo at Miss Earth 2014 pageant to be held in Manila, Philippines on November 29′ 2014.