Miss Botswana announces Top 30

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Miss Botswana has announced its Top 30 finalists, following auditions, which were held in Francistown and Gaborone.

At the end of the auditions, 30 contestants were selected and put through a rigorous vetting process to ensure they meet all the requirements of Miss Botswana and later on, Miss World.

This saw the young women tested both mentally and physically under the watchful eye of a fitness coach.

The contestants also enjoyed being dolled up for their  first one-on-one camera interviews that would introduce them to the nation.

As promised, the public will have the opportunity to cast their votes for their favourite contestants, securing them a place in the Top 20.

The public will also have the opportunity to vote for the Top 12.

Announcements of those moving up in the competition will be made during the Miss Botswana Fashion Show billed for August 29 at Molapo Piazza. Interested designers have been engaged to dress the contestants for both the fashion show and the Miss Botswana finale to be held on September 29 at Gaborone International Convention Centre.  This is a first for Miss Botswana as contestants do not have to pay for their clothing. Miss Botswana 2015 airs on Btv every Sunday at 6:30 pm.  The 11-episode docu-series, which is produced by Limkokwing University Centre for Content Creation kicked off with footage from the Miss Botswana 2015 Official launch. 

Hosted by radio and television personality, Loungo Andre Pitse, the docu-series takes the viewer on the Miss Botswana 2015 journey.   The second episode, which aired on August 9, showcased the judges’ and the contestants’ audition experiences. The judges shared with the nation what they were looking for in the ideal Miss Botswana 2015 contestants.  Not only that, viewers got a glimpse of what this year’s contestants are bringing to the competition.  “We are looking for a beauty that is an all-rounder with a strong work ethic and commitment to develop themselves,” said judge and brand strategist, Boitshwarelo Lebang.   The footage from the Francistown and Gaborone auditions let the public re-live the judges and the contestants’ experience.  Also to look forward to is more footage on the coming weeks that continue to show the various aspects of putting together the biggest pageant in the land.  In addition, BOFINET has pledged to sponsor the Top 30 contestants with a tablet each, which has internet access capped at 1GB a month for a period of 24 months. 

To vote for your favourite contestant, SMS her number to 17272 (e.g 035 for Lucy Pearl to 17272).

SMS costs P2 across all networks. To view the contestants’ profiles and to choose who to vote for visit the following Official Miss Botswana Digital platforms;

Facebook: Miss Botswana 2015

Instagram: MissBotswana2015

Twitter: Miss_Botswana.

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