The Miss Francophone South Africa (MFSA) held their night of finals on November 18th in Hatfield at Xhale night club where the pageant culminated. The pageant, according to the founder Franklin Ngoh Njume was about French speaking ladies living in South Africa. The initiative sought to create a platform to regroup all French speaking communities as awareness is raised regarding the issues faced by the community in South Africa.
The red carpet event offered a night of entertainment accompanied with lights camera and action as music and dance acts kept the crowd engaged while the models were given time in between themes backstage. The involvement of dignitaries and embassy representatives also ensured that there was legitimate support as guidance was given towards the success of the initiative. The MFSA 2017 went to Miss Luce Keshia Barrault who won a cash prize of R10000 including a gift card worth R7500 from numerous sponsors including but not limited to TOMY K Fashion boutique, Lo’real South Africa, Internal beauty Spa and Waptrendz.com.
(PICTURE: winner of MSFSA 2017-Luce Keshia Barrault)
Sandra Loumouamou, who was one of the contestants says her inspiration for entering came from the encouragement she received from many people around her. She further highlights that she enjoyed meeting everyone as well as the experience she had throughout the various activities that the pageant had them doing. “For a very first edition of Miss Francophone the organization team did a great job and I would encourage many girls to join the next on. . . as they do, they should remember to enjoy every second of it and keep their mind on the prize.”
(PICTURE: Sandra Loumouamou)
The event will be happening at the end of each year around the October-November months. “I would like to thank all the contestants of this first edition for their hard work, enthusiasm and patience; we will forever be grateful to them. I cannot end without thanking my team members to whom I owe the success of the event as they did their utmost best to set the standard high as we planned.” Franklin Ngoh Njume added.
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