Excitement mounts aHead of Miss Soweto Beauty Pageant Finals
Roll up, roll up for one of the most Hotly anticipated events of the summer – the Miss Soweto 2014 beauty pageant at the Soweto Theatre, This Saturday, 6 December at 7:30 pm.
Since it was established Three years after the Soweto Uprisings to give prominence to the courage, strength and determination of the young women of the township, the Miss Soweto Beauty Pageant contest has become an essential fixture on the local Entertainment calendar.
In addition to being a celebration of radiant African beauty and resilience, the pageant has served as a valuable springboard for previous winners who have gone on to achieve professional success and acclaim.
Basetsana Kumalo won the Miss Soweto crown in 1990 before winning the Miss South Africa title; today she is a successful businesswoman and media personality. Augustine Masilela-Chuene clinched the title in 1987 and then dazzled the world as a Miss Universe semi-finalist, before impressing as an SABC1 newsreader. And the 2000 Miss Soweto, Doris Matlejoane, subsequently became Mrs South Africa – and went on to present Forgive and Forget on e.tv.
This year’s 36th annual Miss Soweto pageant will be an extra-special affair, celebrating South Africa’s 20 years of democracy in glittering style. The winner will clinch R30 000 in prizes – but, more importantly, will serve as a role model for young women as well as a cultural ambassador for South Africa’s most iconic township.
Tickets to the Miss Soweto finals cost R150 and are available at the Soweto Theatre in Jabulani. Don’t miss this opportunity to see Soweto’s most beautiful, vibrant and accomplished young stars-in-waiting dazzling on stage!
For more information contact Pamella on 078 772 3502 or Collin Sithole on 078 405 6086.
For media enquiries or interview requests contact Dee’s 011 788 7632
Issued by JT Communication Solutions on Behalf of Drakensberg Promotions