Beauties can enter

2018-07-04 06:00
Onalenna Marumo, Miss Kimberley Plus Size 2018Photo: Supplied

Onalenna Marumo, Miss Kimberley Plus Size 2018Photo: Supplied

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Entries for the 2018 Mrs South Africa Plus pageant are open for interested candidates.

Prospective contestants throughout the Northern Cape are urged to make use of this opportunity of being one of ten women to take the title.

Entrants have until Wednesday (11/07) to enter for this unique beauty pageant, in which big is equally beautiful.

The contest is open to all married women and divorcées aged 20 to 40, who reside in South Africa.

The pageant will be presented a third time this year where curvy contestants are given the platform to showcase their plus-sized figures and natural beauty.

Celebrating these women and their beauty,the contest is organised in partnership with the Chief Leeuw Foundation, and Express and Express Northern Cape as the printed media sponsors.

According to the chief director of Mrs South Africa Plus, Samuel Leeuw, only ten spots are available to have the required number of contestants for this year’s pageant.

Thus far entries have been received from the Northern Cape and the Free State.

Onalenna Marumo, who was crowned Miss Kimberley Plus Size 2018 at the Flamingo Casino in March, also entered to brighten her horizon.

She is a member of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF).

“The 2018 Mrs South Africa Plus pageant now offers an exciting opportunity to the overall winner: to compete at the Mrs Plus World pageant,” Leeuw said.

“This is a chance to compete internationally and for plus contes­tants to show the world they are equally beautiful, ” continued Leeuw.

The 2017 title holder, Dipolelo Hou, is expected to represent South Africa at the Mrs Plus World final, to be held in Atlanta, America, on Wednesday, 25 July.

Being from the Free State, she will be the first South African to compete for the international crown of the pageant.

Hou is the second contestant to win the pageant after Puleng Direko, the title holder for 2016.

Hou is an employee of the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation.

She works as a personal assistant to the MEC for Sports‚ Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mathabo Leeto.

For more information about entering the 2018 Mrs South Africa Plus pa­geant, call Leeuw on 072-950-0032 or send an email to chief.leeuw@gmail. com.

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