Our new Miss South Africa is 23-year-old Shudufhadzo Musida from Limpopo.
And our new Miss South Africa is 23-year-old Shudufhadzo Musida from Limpopo.
Musida stepped off the stage with the coveted title, taking home a package of prizes and sponsorships worth more than R3-million.
Her prizes include R1-million in cash from the Miss South Africa Organisation, as well as the use of a fully furnished and serviced flat at the luxurious Central Square and a Mercedes-Benz C200 Cabriolet for the year of her reign.
The 62th Miss South Africa is passionate about mental health issues and said that if she was to mobilize a movement she would call it the “Mindful Movement.”
Her runners up are Thato Mosehle from North West Province in second and 22-year-old Natasha Joubert from Gauteng in third place.
The pageant which took place at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town was hosted by actress Nomzambo Mbatha, and judged by Kim Engelbrecht, Zozibini Tunzi, Anele Mdoda, Peggy-Sue Khumalo and Leandie Durant.
The show took on an usual format with mostly pre-recorded photo shoots and just a few live stage presence.
The new look swimsuit section was presented as a swimwear photo shoot on Clifton beach where the finalists frolicked on the sandy beach showing off their summer ready bodies, and sharing their views on what a healthy body is.
For some of the contestants it was their first swimsuit shoot.
The evening wear section was pre-recorded on the incomplete bridge on Cape Town foreshore with the city lights as the backdrop.
The contestants stunned in creations by fashion designer Lena Lisa.