Singer/Model Aferdita Dreshaj was crowned Miss Universe Kosovo 2011 in a pageant held on January 15, 2011. The 25 year old beauty bested 24 candidates for the crown. She will be representing her country in the Miss Universe 2011 pageant that will be held in Brazil on September 12, 2011. Gentiana Cana (first runner up), Heroina Bajra (second runner up), Fitore Berisha (third runner up) and Diellza Aslanaj (fourth runner up) were also adjudged runners up during the competition.
Dreshaj became a well-known personality in both Kosovo and Albania when her music single “Kiss Me” made waves in both countries. She is also in a relationship with Macedonian singer Shpat Kasapi who has participated in Festivali i Këngës 47 for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009.Dreshaj was crowned by Miss Universe Kosovo 2010