Liesl Laurie will crown her successor at the end of the event. She has participated in the Miss World 2015 in Sanya, China, as one of 114 contestants. She was one of the Top 10 finalists and became the Continental Queen of Africa, for being the contestant, who was placed the highest of all the African contestants.
The pageant, presented by Sun International in collaboration with Cell C, will be held at Carnival City on 19 March 2016. It will be televised on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) and Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) from 17h00 to 19h00.
This year Six former Miss South Africa title holders will be mentoring the Miss South Africa 2016 finalists ahead of this year’s Miss South Africa pageant. They are Bernelee Daniell (1995), Joan Ramagoshi Madibeng (2003), Sonia Raciti Oshry (1998), Thuli Sithole (2005), Yolanda Kloppers Ward (1978) and Wilma van der Bijl (1987).
Miss South Africa 2016 : Meet the Finalists
MIKAELA OOSTHUIZEN – PORT ELIZABETH, EASTERN CAPE
SARAH BOTES – VANDERBIJLPARK, GAUTENG
ELIZABETH MOLAPO – BLOEMFONTEIN, FREE STATE
FELICIA MUWAYI – NELSPRUIT, MPUMALANGA
REABETSWE LESEGO SECHOARO – PRETORIA EAST, GAUTENG
TAYLA SKYE ROBINSON – ROODEPORT, JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG