The Miss Junction 21 contest, held on 5 June at Junction 21 Indoor Market, brought glitz and glamour to Boksburg. Contestants strutted their stuff and gave it their all to impress the prestigious judges, all in a bid to be crowned the winner and first and second princesses in various age categories, as well as represent the East Rand.
The winners walked away with amazing prizes, including: cash, set of nails, cosmetics, hair cuts and blow waves, meals, food vouchers and discounts, costume jewellery and evening tops, soft toys, bath salts and bubble bath, flowers and bouquets, photography, modelling sessions and more.
Judges included: current Miss Johannesburg Chanel Engelbrecht; Sir Elite South Africa Tylor Kotzé; Lourdes Holder, who has won various titles and has almost 9 years of modelling experience; Bianca Birnie, African Queen Foundation ambassador and Godfrey Matenchi from Less Ordinary Piece, a tenant at Junction 21 that sells art pieces and antiques.
Besides watching the talented contestants, the crowd was entertained by various acts, including 10-year-old Boksburg singer Zehan Venter, and they could shop at the stalls of various tenants, who provided delicious food, unique gifts, stylish fashion, hair and nail services and more.
The results are as follows:
3-6 years category Winner: Taliyah Davis. First Princess: Kaylee Lues. Second Princess: Skyla Michelle Piek.
7-9 years categoryWinner: Laritza Booyens. First Princess: Chenique Horn. Second Princess: Isabelle Kemraj.
10-13 years category Winner: Alaska Opperman. First Princess: Katlego Mathuke. Second Princess: Zanelle Huyzers.
14-16 years categoryWinner: Chante Werner. First princess: Marche Beneke. Second princess: Mathabo Moroeng.
17-19 years categoryWinner: Charne van Emmenis. First princess: Katelynn Strydom.Second princess: Crystal Horgan.
20+ categoryWinner: Nicole Bosch. First Princess: Sibonginkosi Moyo. Second Princess: Kelly Tank.
Thank you to our prize sponsors: Ace Models, Bear Hugz, Bornfree Barbers, Crema beauty Salon, Del Forno Boksburg, Elite Hair, G Fashion and Accessories, Hanna's Beauty, HS Media Photography, Joburgers, Model Manifest Modeling Academy SA, Ocean Basket, Plant Genie, Poplas Flame Grill, Relax Rejuvenate Refresh Aesthetics, Sharmone Perfumes, Shoperiffic, Sovereign Safety Gear, Snip Nails and Beauty, Spotlite, T & Bake, The Bed Shop, Tri Samoosa, Unique Hair and Nails, Worshond, Zawos Thrift Closet.
Conveniently situated in the East Rand, Junction 21 is the place to be, the place to meet and the place to enjoy good craft, artisanal food and shopping. Follow Junction 21 social media pages for the latest updates on what is planned.
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