Miss Botswana 2015 Top 30 finalists were announced this week. The list was drawn from the creative hard work of the organisers after they arranged auditions in the two cities, Gaborone and Francistown to select beautiful, brainy Batswana ladies.
After the first leg of the auditions was successfully held in Francistown, the second leg of Miss Botswana 2015 auditions was held in Gaborone on August 1st and 2nd at the Grand Palm Hotel. Those who made it to the Top 30 are a true reflection of the diversity that is Botswana, and are from the different corners of the country.
Young women with a passion for adventure, a strong sense of philanthropy that fully embraces the Miss World’s “Beauty with a Purpose”; ethos and a strong will to wear the Miss Botswana 2015 crown attended the auditions.
Miss Botswana 2015 is well on its way, successful round of auditions were hosted, and the pageant recorded one of the highest turnouts in the history of Miss Botswana pageant auditions. Pageant hopefuls came in their numbers from all over Botswana to try their luck to be drafted into the biggest pageant in the land.
There are many innovations this year, including the Docu-Series, the Miss Botswana Fashion Show and other initiatives.
If the Botswana Television (BTV) aired Miss Botswana 2015 Journey Docu-Series is to go by, then we are in for a treat. Aired on BTV every Sunday at 18:30, the 11 Episodes Docu-series which is produced by Limkokwing University Centre for Content Creation (CCC) kicked off with footage from the Miss Botswana 2015 Official Launch which also unveiled the initial sponsors.
Hosted by the talented radio and television personality; Loungo Andre Pitse, the Docu – series gives the viewer a never before experience of seeing the ins and outs of the Miss Botswana 2015 journey.
The second episode which aired on August 9th 2015 showcased the judges and the contestant’s audition experiences. The judges shared with the nation what they were looking for, in the ideal Miss Botswana 2015 contestant and we 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 one of the judges; Brand Strategist Boitshwarelo Lebang.
The riveting footage from the Francistown and Gaborone auditions let the public re – live the judges and the contestants experiences and will in the coming weeks continue to show the various aspects of putting together the biggest pageant in the land.
At the end of the auditions, 30 contestants were selected and put through a vigorous vetting process to ensure they met all the requirements to enter Miss Botswana 2015 and later on Miss World.
This saw the girls 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 favorite contestants, securing them a place in the top 20. The public will also have the opportunity to vote for top 12 which will be selected from the top 20 contestants. Announcements of those proceeding in the competition will be made during the Miss Botswana Fashion Show billed for August 29th 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 29th Gaborone International Convention Centre, Grand Palm. This is another first for Miss Botswana as contestants do not have to pay for their clothing.
To vote for your favorite contestant, SMS her number to 17272 (e.g 035 for Lucy Pearl to 17272). SMS costs P2.00 across all networks. To view the contestants profiles and to choose who to vote for visit the following Official Miss Botswana Digital platforms;
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On Saturday 29 October 2022 (11:00- 15:00) Bash Connektor will be presenting their 1st TatsoConnekt Leading Women Brunch which will be hosted by Basadi’Bash’Masimolole. Tatso. A Setswana word. Taste .Tatso / ta-tso/. verb.
The Brunch will be held at Myhomecafe by Mogobane Dam and tickets are selling at P650 per person. Only 50 tickets available and sold through pre-booking. The value of the offering will be a brunch meal + bottomless mimosas + connekting conversations that matter with leading women in corporate and entrepreneurship. This is an inspirational / empowerment connekting session for Women.
Bash Connektor is a Marketing Company with a twist founded in March 2022 by Basadi Bash Masimolole who has 15 years plus Marketing Experience. The INTENT of Bash Connektor is to Link People, Experiences, and Brands. The K instead of C is INTENTIONAL. We are all about contributing towards AMPLIFYING brand and country messages through curating experiential offerings and connekting conversations that matter, said Basadi Masimolole.
With a sponsor or funding, Basadi Masimolole’s ultimate goal is to have visual podcasts and empowerment connektor sessions at villages as part of cultural tourism and contributing towards the Botswana Government’s Rural Areas Development Program (RADP).
Individuals interested in purchasing the limited number tickets or Brands interested in participating on the TatsoConnekt Leading Women Brunch through sponsorships/ brand placement opportunities can reach Basadi’Bash’Masimolole on +267 7140 6660 / email@example.com / Bash Connektor Facebook page.