The host, the finalists, and the R3 million prize - All you need to know ahead of Miss SA 2020

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Miss South Africa finalists at the Two Oceans Aquarium Penguin Exhibit.
Miss South Africa finalists at the Two Oceans Aquarium Penguin Exhibit.
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  • Miss South Africa 2020 will be crowned at The Table Bay Hotel during a closed event on Saturday, 24 October.
  • The event will be broadcast live on Mzansi Magic and M-Net from 17:00.
  • Previously, the Miss South Africa Organisation has sent a representative to both Miss Universe and Miss World, but will also now be fielding a candidate to Miss Supranational.

Miss South Africa 2020 will be crowned on Saturday 24 October and here is everything you need to know about this year's pageant.


The event will be broadcast live on M-Net and Mzansi Magic and will be streamed live online for an international audience.

The pay per view cost is $6.99 (R99.99 excluding VAT) and will include an exclusive pre-show hosted by a special surprise international guest, online streaming of the Miss South Africa 2020 pageant finale, the opportunity to see what happens backstage at the event and access to an exclusive post-crowning interview with Miss South Africa 2020. (find out more here


The top 10 finalists are competing for a place in the top three, and the ultimate prize of Miss South Africa 2020. 



For the first time in the history of the Miss South Africa pageant, the contestants who make the top three will represent the country at the world's three most prestigious pageants - Miss World, Miss Universe and Miss Supranational. 

Miss South Africa 2020 will take home a package of prizes and sponsorships worth in excess of R3 million


TV personality Nomzamo Mbatha has taken over the reins from Bonang Matheba as the host of this year's Miss South Africa pageant.


Two of this year's acts are no strangers to Miss South Africa - Mi Casa performed at the Sun City finale in 2014 when Rolene Strauss took the crown, and Sho Madjozi wowed the crowds at Time Square last year when Zozibini Tunzi triumphed. 

Joining them for the 2020 pageant are Ami Faku, Jimmy Nevis and Sun El-Musician.

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