Where to watch and more! Everything to know about Saturday's Miss SA pageant

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Shudufhadzo Musida crowned Miss South Africa 2020
Shudufhadzo Musida crowned Miss South Africa 2020
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  • Miss South Africa 2021 will be crowned on 16 October at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town.
  • The winner will receive R1 million in cash, the use of a fully-furnished apartment at Central Square Sandton, and a Mercedes Benz C-Class sedan for the year of her reign.
  • The Miss South Africa live show will feature top local artists, including the Ndlovu Youth Choir, Ntokozo Mbambo and Zakes Bantwini.

Miss South Africa 2021 will be crowned on Saturday at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town. 

Get to know the top 10 ahead of the pageant here:

WHERE TO WATCH? 

Shudufhadzo Musida will crown her successor at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town, on Saturday. The event will be screened live from 17:00 on M-Net (DStv 101) and Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) and streamed online for an international audience on MissSA.live with extra highlights and exclusive content. 

LIVE SHOW TO FEATURE TOP SA ARTISTS

Performing in the show are the Ndlovu Youth Choir, which took the US by storm when they became the first choir in the history of America's Got Talent to make the finals; award-winning gospel singer Ntokozo Mbambo and singer and record producer Zakes Bantwini.  

R4 MILLION PRIZE PACKAGE 

The winner of Miss South Africa 2021 is set to take home a package of prizes and sponsorships worth more than R4 million when she takes the crown from reigning Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida.

The new queen will receive R1 million in cash from the Miss South Africa Organisation, as well as the use of a fully furnished and serviced apartment at the luxurious Central Square Sandton, with fabulous interior decor by Vursa and a Mercedes Benz C-Class Sedan for the year of her reign. (Take a look inside the massive prize package here!)

REIGNING MISS UNIVERSE ANDREA MEZA REVEALED AS ONE OF THE SELECTION PANEL MEMBERS 

The all-women judging panel includes a number of respected and influential personalities, with reigning Miss Universe Andrea Meza, joined by Miss Universe 2015, TV personality, model and actor Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach; former Miss South Africa title holders Basetsana Kumalo (1994) and Tamaryn Green (2018); actor Sharron Esra (The Queen); vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town Mamokgethi Phakeng and radio and TV presenter Dineo Ranaka.

THREE REIGNING QUEENS TOGETHER IN A WORLD FIRST

Miss South Africa is set to make history when the reigning titleholders of Miss World, Miss Universe and Miss Supranational, attend the dazzling pageant finale on Saturday.

Miss World Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica will join Miss Supranational Chanique Rabe of Namibia and Miss Universe Andrea Meza of Mexico when Miss South Africa 2021 is crowned at the Grand Arena. 

ANELE MDODA AND NICO PANAGIO TO HOST MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2021 PAGEANT FINALE

Two of South Africa's best-loved television personalities - Anele Mdoda and Nico Panagio - will be co-hosting this year's dazzling Miss South Africa pageant.

Miss Universe titleholders, 2018 winner Catriona Gray and her 2019 successor, our own Zozibini Tunzi, will be sharing the Miss South Africa stage this year when they serve as backstage presenters during the live broadcast.

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