Miss South Africa beauties: Ntando Kunene, Bokang Montjane, Tamaryn Green, Liesl Laurie and Rolene Strauss. Pic: Paul Samuels.
The LFP Group, South Africa’s leading provider of turnkey BEE aligned solutions and compliance services, has come on board as a major sponsor of Miss South Africa 2019.
The pageant takes place on Women’s Day, Friday, August 9, at Sun International’s flagship venue, the Sun Arena at Times Square, Pretoria, and will be aired live on both M-Net and Mzansi Magic.
LFP Group CEO, Louis Pulzone explained why the company wanted to be involved with Miss South Africa.
“LFP is passionate about women empowerment and promotes diversity across all races and genders. Miss South Africa aligns closely with our values of leadership, focus and passion and it’s an honour for us to be associated with this reputable brand and coveted title. Miss South Africa represents the essence of our country – she is bold, fearless in her pursuits and looks to empower others,” said Pulzone.
LFP’s staff and learner compliment comprises of 75 percent to 85 percent females.
“We pride ourselves in upskilling and empowering women in all aspects of our business,” he added.
The group is delighted that the 2019 finale is being held on Women’s Day.
“What better way to salute all the power women of South Africa than by hosting this prestigious pageant on Women’s Day! It’s a true celebration of females and is a constant reminder of the difference that women make in our society. LFP has chosen to sponsor Miss SA as our commitment to South Africa and females around the country. We are proudly South African and are pleased to help bring one of the country’s most loved events to life,” he stated.
There’s close to R3 million in prize money and sponsorships for this year’s glittering pageant, with the winner walking away with R1 million in cash as well as a car and other fabulous prizes.
The first princess takes home R250, 000 in cash. All 16 finalists receive R25, 000.Entries are now open and close on June 10. Enter at www.misssa.co.za.
The 16 finalists will be announced on July 11.
Miss South Africa is presented by Weil Entertainment in association with Sun International and the LFP Group.