Tuesday, May 24, 2016

You Are Invited | Miss Vilakazi Street 2016

A week ago my sister and I plus a couple of friends attended the launch of Miss Vilakazi Street 2016 and it being the first official event as a blogger from around Soweto I must say *honoured*.   

Vilakazi Street in Orlando West (Soweto) is a place of great heritage in South Africa, as it is where Hector Pieterson was shot in 1976 during the Soweto uprising as a result of resistance to the laws of apartheid. It is also the only road in the world to birth two Nobel Peace prize winners such as Desmond Tutu and the late father of our nation Nelson Mandela. Due to the rich history of the Vilakazi Street, it is now a very popular tourist attraction heritage destination.

Miss Vilakazi Street is the brain child of Former Miss Soweto Lungile Buhale, The pageant launched this year aims to groom and cultivate young women. The core and central aspects of the pageant are to harness five important female traits which include; Education, Wellbeing, Health, Beauty and Community humanity.

The pageant will be held on the 12th November 2016. To enter the competition, you need to be between the ages of 19-24, reside in the Gauteng province and have an average matric pass rate of 60%.
You can also apply online by visiting www.missvilakazistreet.co.za .
Other means of entering will be done through social media scouting, mall and tertiary activations and day registrations. There are awesome prizes to be won so don’t miss out on such an exciting opportunity!
May the best lady win!!!

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