Tshepiso Makhele
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19 Mar 2016
5:07 pm

The moment of truth approaching

Tshepiso Makhele

Soon Mzansi will know who Miss South Africa is.

FILE PITCURE: Miss SA Ziphozakhe Zokufa, accompanied by former Miss SA Claudia Henkel,right, is introduced to the media at official start of her reign at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton, 17 December 2014. Ziphozakhe takes over from Rolene Strauss who won the Miss World pageant. Picture: Refilwe Modise

While the twelve Miss South Africa runner-up’s are anxiously waiting to take the stage and know their destiny, with one being crowned the winner, guests and members of the media are speculating and trying to predict which of the girls will be the next to receive the sparkling crown. Talking to the Citizen former Miss SA Claudia Henkel explained the amount of pressure the hopefuls are under.

“There is pressure but it’s not only about that. It’s a combination of excitement, anxiety and also relief; things that will assist them in their performance on stage.”

Rocking a black dress with shimmering glitter, as if conforming to the dominant black colour at the event, Jen Su explained the pageant as a brand worth taking note of.

“Miss South Africa pageant is at another level,” she said, adding that the pageant works with some of the most amazing woman that are hardworking and sincere, with respect for the Miss SA brand.” I am anticipating that Elizabeth Molapo wins,” she casually said.