WATCH: Miss SA heads to USA to compete in Miss Universe pageant

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (Photo:
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (Photo:

Cape Town – Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is on her way to Las Vegas, in The United States of America to compete in this year’s Miss Universe beauty pageant.

The finale of the pageant will take place live on air on Sunday, 26 November. The event will once again be hosted by comedian Steve Harvey

The dark-haired stunner recorded a special video for her fans and posted it on her Instagram after she checked into her flight on Thursday night. 

Watch that video here:

I'm overwhelmed with gratitude for this opportunity, South Africa I carry you in my heart all the way ????

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Here are photos of Demi-Leigh at the airport on her way to Vegas:

???????????? #RoadToMissUniverse #missuniverse #southafrica

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