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Miss Supranational 2022 Lalela Mswane visits Vietnam for Harper's Bazaar Star Awards

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South Africa's reigning Miss Supranational Lalela Mswane will touch down in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday, November 28 for her first-ever visit to Vietnam. The beauty queen will be the VIP guest at the Harper's Bazaar Star Awards 2022, an event celebrating the people and organizations who made outstanding contributions to Vietnam's luxury market. She will be opening the fashion show and walk for one of Vietnam's top fashion designers. Lalela will also be shooting for several top fashion magazines, including the cover of Harper's Bazaar Vietnam. In addition to attending the special event, she will be reunited with her second runner-up at Miss Supranational 2022, Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen, and they will visit one of Kim Duyen's charitable projects during the week-long visit to the southeast Asian country. "It's my first visit to Asia and I am beyond excited to visit Vietnam. I have heard amazing things about this country and I cannot wait to experience everythi

South Africa's Miss Supranational 2022 Lalela Mswane returns home

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Miss Supranational 2022 from South Africa, Lalela Mswane, has returned to her home country two weeks after winning her international title in Poland. The 25-year-old arrived at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Friday, July 29. She was warmly welcomed by her friends, family, acting CEO of Brand South Africa Sithembile Ntombela, and the Miss South Africa organizers. At a press conference, Lalela reiterated that her win was not only for herself but for South Africa as a whole. She reaffirmed her commitment to working harder than ever on her projects, which will be focusing on issues surrounding unemployment. With the full support of the Miss Supranational Organization, she will also start addressing the issue of cyberbullying which is something that is affecting many people the world over. Lalela bested 68 other contestants to win her country's first-ever Miss Supranational in a glittering competition held at the Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz, Małopolska,

CROWNING MOMENT: Lalela Mswane, first South African and woman of color to win Miss Supranational

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South Africa's Lalela Mswane has last night made history not only for winning her country's first Miss Supranational but also for becoming the first woman of color to win the coveted title. "I’m simply at a loss for words," the newly crowned Miss Supranational 2022 said in a statement on social media the day after winning the glittering competition at Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz, Poland. Lalela succeeded last year's titleholder, Chanique Rabe of Namibia, after beating 68 other women during the 13th edition of the Poland-based pageant. "With this crown I carry the hopes, dreams of women who have come before me and those to come. It serves as affirmation that no dream is too small, no journey insurmountable to conquer. May it be a constant reminder to allow your feet to lead you to wherever it is your heart desires," the 25-year-old shared with a video of her emotional crowning moment. Lalela hails from Richards Bay, in the KwaZulu-Natal prov

Miss Supranational 2022 is South Africa's Lalela Mswane

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Lalela Mswane from South Africa was crowned Miss Supranational 2022 at the Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz, Poland on Friday, July 15. The 25-year-old law graduate and model who hails from Richards Bay in the KwaZulu-Natal province bested 68 other contestants from around the world to win her country's first Miss Supranational crown. She succeeds last year's winner from Namibia, Chanique Rabe. Praewwanich Ruangthong of Thailand was named first runner-up while Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen of Vietnam finished second runner-up. The representatives from Venezuela, Ismelys Velásquez, and Indonesia, Adinda Cresheilla were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. Completing the Top 12 were Colombia, Czech Republic, India, Kenya, Mauritius, Peru, and Poland. Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Malaysia, Namibia, Philippines, Romania, and Trinidad and Tobago were the rest of the Top 24. The new Miss Supranational is no stranger to pageantry. She won

LIVE UPDATES: Miss Supranational 2022 Final Competition Results

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Miss Supranational 2022, the 13th edition of the Polish-based international pageant, is taking place tonight at Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz, Poland. Sixty-nine contestants from around the world are competing for the international crown. Three countries that debuted this year are Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, and Lesotho. A new crown designed by renowned Mexican jewelry designer Ricardo Patraca was introduced during the preliminary competition on Tuesday, July 12. Miss Supranational 2021 from Namibia, Chanique Rabe will crown her successor at the end of tonight's event that airs live on Miss Supranational Official YouTube channel from 8 p.m. (Poland time). The show is hosted by Ivan Podrez (presenter of the Miss Supranational challenges), Anita Nneka Jones (presenter for Sky News, BBC Radio London and Premier League), and Martin Fitch ( Polish presenter and actor). The judges (panel of experts) include Anntonia Porsild (Miss Supranational 2019), Chanique Rabe (Miss Supranatio

Miss Universe 2021 second runner-up Lalela Mswane receives warm homecoming welcome in KwaZulu-Natal

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For the first time since winning Miss South Africa in October last year in Cape Town and competing at Miss Universe 2021 pageant in Eilat two months ago, Lalela Mswane has finally touched down her province KwaZulu-Natal for a homecoming. The 24-year-old beauty received a warm welcome upon her arrival at King Shaka International Airport last Friday, February 4. Her busy schedules included a welcome ceremony at KSIA, attending the class of 21 Matric Awards, and visiting the Inanda Newtown Comprehensive School for the handing over of a renovated consumer studies classroom. One of the highlights of her incredible homecoming tour during the weekend was becoming the first Miss South Africa to visit the Zulu Kingdom and meeting the royal family and His Majesty, King Misuzulu Zulu KaZwelithini. "To all our sponsors, partners, stakeholders, family, friends, community, and South Africa at large, because of you, this was a homecoming beyond my wildest imagination. I can never thank you enoug