Miss South Africa 2020
Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) and M-Net (DStv 101)
For the first time in its 62-year history, the finale of the Miss South Africa pageant will be hosted in Cape Town.
Miss South Africa 2020 will be crowned at The Table Bay hotel in an event which will be screened live on M-Net and Mzansi Magic, and will be streamed live for a paying international audience.
The pageant will be hosted by actress Nomzamo Mbatha. The judges for the finals are Zozibini Tunzi, Peggy-Sue Khumalo, Anele Mdoda, Leandie du Randt amd Kim Engelbrecht.
Miss South Africa 2020 will take home a package of prizes and sponsorships worth in excess of R3-million.
The winner will receive R1-million in cash from the Miss South Africa Organisation, as well as the use of a fully furnished and serviced apartment at Central Square with interior décor by Enza Home and a Mercedes Benz C200 Cabriolet for the year of her reign.
The prizes include:
Bacher & Co: Fragrance sponsorship for year of reign
Cahi Dental: Dental and oral hygiene care
Central Square: Use of a luxurious two-bedroom apartment in the heart of Sandton
Firepower Group: Empowering Miss South Africa with self-development workshops
Havaianas South Africa: Casual summer shoes for year of reign
KISCH IP: Assisting Miss South Africa with her official trademark and IP needs
Lajawi Hair: Official styling sponsor for year of reign
Mercedes Benz: The use of a C200 Cabriolet for her year of reign
Miss South Africa Organisation: R1-million in cash
Neda Beauty & Healing: Care of Miss South Africa's brows
Optimum Medical Aesthetics: Skin treatments and IV drips
Pilates on 7th: Pilates fitness partner for year of reign
Sparkle Cosmetics/Gelish/Morgan Taylor: Nail care for year of reign
Top Drawer Collection: Luxury sleepwear
Woolworths: To sponsor Miss South Africa with WBeauty and Woolworths home products throughout the year of reign
The 1st runner-up takes home R250,000, the 2nd runner-up gets R100,000 and all 10 finalists will receive R25,000.
The first round judges were presenter Anele Mdoda and former Miss South Africa title holders Bokang Montjane-Tshabalala (2010), Liesl Laurie (2015) and Adè van Heerden (2017).
For the first time in the history of the Miss South Africa pageant, the top three finalists will represent the country at the world's three most prestigious pageants: Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss Supranational.
Performers at the live event include MiCasa, Sho Madjozi, Ami Faku, Jimmy Nevis and Sun El-Musician.
The 10 finalists, vying for the Top 3 places and the ultimate prize of Miss South Africa 2020, are (in alphabetical order of their first names):
Aphelele Mbiyo (24)
Aphelele was born in Mthata and raised in Port Elizabeth but currently lives in Johannesburg.
She holds a BA in Integrated Marketing Communications.
Busisiwe Mmotla (27)
Busisiwe is from Soweto and is a Senior & FET Phase teacher who graduated from the University of Johannesburg.
She is currently studying for a diploma in personal training.
Chantelle Pretorius (24)
Chantelle is from Tshwane, Gauteng.
She is a full-time international model who is also finishing her B.Com Business Management degree through UNISA and has a diploma in nutrition.
Jordan van der Vyver (25)
Jordan comes from Greenpoint, Cape Town, and is a full-time model who spends her time between local and international markets.
Karishma Ramdev (25)
Karishma hails from Chatsworth in KwaZulu-Natal.
She is now based in Joburg working as a medical doctor at the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital.
Lebogang Mahlangu (24)
Lebogang is from Soshanguve, Gauteng.
She is a food scientist working in research and development for a large multi-national.
Melissa Nayimuli (24)
Melissa is from Butterworth in the Eastern Cape but now lives in Sunninghill, Johannesburg where she works as an account manager for a marketing agency.
Natasha Joubert (23)
Natasha is from Centurion, Tshwane.
She has a B.Com in Marketing Management and works in PR at a firm of attorneys.
Shudufhadzo Musida (24)
Shudufhadzo comes from Ha-Masia in Limpopo and has a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Pretoria.
She is currently doing her BA Honours in International Relations at the University of Witwatersrand.
Thato Mosehle (25)
Thato hails from Klerksdorp in the North West and is a medical doctor currently completing her internship with the aim of becoming an anaesthesiologist.
Miss South Africa is presented by Weil Entertainment in association with M-Net, Mzansi Magic, Sun International, Brand South Africa and the City of Cape Town.
TVSA Show Page: Miss South Africa 2020
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