Excitement is building up as South Africans eagerly awaits the grand finale of Miss World South Africa, set to take place on Saturday, October 28 at the prestigious South African State Theatre in Pretoria.
Today, organisers of the annual beauty pageant announced more additions to the line-up of hosts led by media personality Minnie Dlamini, who has clinched a deal as the official host for Miss World South Africa for the next two years.
The 2023 programme has also added well-known TV presenter and actor Lunga Shabalala, reality TV star Yaya Mavundla, Forbes 30 Under 30 list maker Zareef Minty, marketing and advertising professionals Shirley van Wyk and Thami Nkadimeng to the versatile line-up.
This highly anticipated event promises to be “a night of beauty, grace, and empowerment,” a statement from the organisers said.
Dlamini, a household name in South Africa’s entertainment industry, is renowned for her radiant personality and extensive hosting experience. Her magnetic presence will undoubtedly light up the stage and keep the audience captivated throughout the event.
Nkadimeng, a rising star in the world of hosting, is known for her wit and charisma. Her ability to connect with the audience and engage with contestants will make for an unforgettable evening.
Van Wyk, a celebrated marketing specialist and fashion enthusiast, brings her unique style and expertise to the table. Her passion for the fashion world will add an extra layer of glamour to the evening’s proceedings.
Cosmo Sexiest Hunks list maker Lunga Tshabalala will bring his suave charm to the red carpet, ensuring that every arrival is a moment of elegance and style.
A trailblazing transgender actress and activist known for her appearance on the Mzansi Magic’s reality TV hit series, ‘Becoming‘, Mavundla will add her own unique flair to the red carpet experience. Her presence is a testament to the inclusivity and diversity of Miss World South Africa.
Also added to the mix is a dynamic entrepreneur, media personality and Afribiz CEO Zareef Minty, whose insightful commentary, dynamic entrepreneurial spirit and deep industry knowledge will ensure that there’s no dull moment on the red carpet ahead of the much-awaited stage moment.
“The combination of these hosts for both the in-event proceedings and the red carpet promises a night of glamour, entertainment and inspiration,” organisers said. “The Miss World South Africa continues to shine a spotlight on the beauty, intelligence, and empowerment of South African women, and this year’s hosting lineup is the perfect embodiment of these values.”