The annual Mr/Miss Just Juice Umhlanga Pageant which falls part of the Umhlanga Summer Festival was another resounding success this year with over 140 entries lined up to walk the stage for the judges.
Age groups ranged from youngsters to Moms and some really gorgeous ladies and men strutted their stuff. Prizes valued at close on R30 000 were shared among the winners and included weekends away at Lord of the Manor Boutique Hotel, Cabana Beach Hotel, Umhlanga Sands Hotel, and various gifts from Lizzard, Lizzy and other local establishments.
Umhlanga Life Guards Lloyd Zulu and MJ Mkhize took the opportunity of lining up with this year’s winners. First in the Open Men was Nhlanhla Ntombela from Inanda, Jenna O’ Brien from Cowies Hill was crowned 1st of the Teens. Overall Queen of the Day was won by Pinetown’s Savannah Wessels and Sthembile Mnyandu took away first place for the Open Ladies.
Umhlanga Tourism Chairman Peter Rose said that he was thrilled with the turn out and success of the event.