Miss World Pageant To Be Broadcast Live
SABC3 to broadcast Miss World pageant live
Miss World 2018 the world’s oldest and best recognised international beauty pageant – will be broadcast live on SABC 3 on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 13h00 to 16h00.
Miss World 2018 will be the 68th edition of the Miss World pageant and takes place in Sanya, China on December 8 when Manushi Chhillar from India will crown her successor at the end of the event.
East London’s Thulisa Keyi will carry the flag for South Africa at the Miss World pageant in China competing with other contestants for the coveted title. Keyi was crowned Miss World South Africa at the Miss South Africa pageant in May this year. Driven by her passion to succeed, Thulisa’s is a Senior Accountant and would like to continue in her field and one day run her own investment company. She enjoys reading, keeping fit and performing on stage. Pasta and Lobster Thermidor are her favourite foods and her favourite book is 'David and Goliath' by Malcolm Gladwell. Personal Motto: 'Never give up. Rise above your circumstances and keep moving forward.'
The Miss World ethos puts significant emphasis on charity work and each contender is required to volunteer their time or raise funds for charity. This hard work and dedication to philanthropic work are what puts contestants in the running for the Beauty with a Purpose award during the international contest. The enduring popularity of the Miss World pageant and the notable charity work done for those in need encourages the young women who participate to work together to make the world a better place.
The glitzy event will be broadcast live from the Sanya Stadium and will feature finalists from 32 nations vying for the prestigious title of Miss World. The Voice UK runner up, 17-year-old Donel Mangena has just been announced as the first performer of Miss World 2018.
Since November 2018, the 118 beauty queens from around the world gathered in China competing for points to get them into the fast track selection at the main event in the Chinese city of Sanya.
Who will walk away with this year’s coveted title? To find out tune in for the Miss World 2018 finale at 13:00 on 8th December 2018 on SABC 3, “The Stage is Yours.”