Miss South Africa is ready to represent Mzansi on global stages
This year’s Miss South Africa top three contestants are set to represent the country on three different global stages in 2021.
Reigning Miss South Africa 2020 Shudufhadzo Musida are going to be participating within the Miss World pageant and can be hoping to follow within the footsteps of Rolene Strauss who took the title in 2014.
Thato Mosehle are going to be participating within the Miss Supranational contest, the primary person under the official Miss South Africa |African country|African nation”> South Africa Organisation banner to try to to so as Miss Supranational South Africa 2020. Natasha Joubert are going to be the official South Africa n entrant at the Miss Universe pageant as Miss Universe South Africa 2020.
Previously, the Miss South Africa Organisation sent a representative to Miss Universe and Miss World only, but next year are going to be fielding a candidate to Miss Supranational. Last year Miss South Africa 2019 Zozibini Tunzi represented the Rainbow Nation at Miss Universe and won the title, while first runner-up Sasha-Lee Olivier took part in Miss World.
Miss World, the oldest existing major international beauty pageant and which started within the UK in 1951, proudly celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2021 when Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica will crown her successor. The edition was originally scheduled for the top of 2020 but postponed thanks to Covid-19. The pageant is scheduled to require place within the last half of 2021.
Musida are going to be following within the footsteps of three Miss South Africas: Strauss, Anneline Kriel, and Penelope Coelen who won the Miss World title in 2014, 1974, and 1958 respectively.
“I am so excited to be getting to Miss World, particularly because it celebrates a milestone anniversary, and following within the footsteps of these who have gone before me. it’s a tremendous opportunity and that i can’t wait to represent this country and have the words ‘Miss South Africa’ blazoned across my chest. i would like to try to to South Africa proud!,” says Musida:
The first Miss Supranational competition began in 2009 in Poland with 40 countries from round the world represented. There are now quite 80 competitors from every continent. The 12th edition, which was scheduled for this month, was also postponed until next year due to the worldwide pandemic.
“South Africa are going to be a part of this pageant for the primary time ever under the Miss South Africa umbrella. I desire I’m being given the privilege of holding the pen which will write the history for South African women during this competition. The values that the Miss Supranational Organisation has include being aspirational and inspirational while still being faithful oneself which is that the essence of who i’m . I’m so excited to represent my country in Poland next year and I’m getting to do my best to become the primary person from this country to require the title,” comments Mosehle:
Three women from South Africa have won the title of Miss Universe – Margaret Gardiner in 1978, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in 2017, and Zozibini Tunzi in 2019. This pageant, too, has been postponed to 2021.
Natasha Joubert is aware that she has big shoes to fill when she heads off for Miss Universe next year: “I am truly honored and humbled to be representing my beloved South Africa . Never during a million years did i feel a year back, as I watched our reigning Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi being crowned, that i might be chosen because the woman to travel and defend the title and show the planet how strong, powerful, diverse, and unique South Africa n women are! It’s been a lifelong dream that i buy to measure out and can forever be grateful to the Miss South Africa Organisation for granting me this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I hope to form my country proud and show the remainder of the planet what South Africans are made from , even as all the ladies who came before me did so well!”