Insta-famous models may actually be able to call themselves real models soon as the very first international Instagram pageant is set to take place this year.
South Africa will be amongst the 19 countries to “host a national stage” of the first international Instagram beauty contest, ‘Miss Virtual World’. Women over the ages of 18 from the 19 participating countries may enter. Participants will need to apply before midnight on August 19 2019. Once applications are closes, each of the 19 countries will “host” national stages of online voting.
Only 19 finalists will move on to the final round of Miss Virtual World – one representative of each country. The finale of the international competition will be held in Cancun, Mexico and the winner will receive a Porsche Cayman 718 which is sponsored by ride-sharing app inDriver.
Miss Virtual World is the most democratic and transparent beauty contest. Any girl from the list of countries over 18 years old can take part in the competition. Place of residence, marital status or having children are not important. The participation in the competition is absolutely free, but in order to apply, you just need to tag your photo on Instagram with the hashtag which is determined by the country of living.”
If you are interested in applying, you will need to submit via Instagram – your entree photo should include your last name, first name, your age, city and the hashtag #mvw_zaf. Be sure to check that your profile is open or organizers will not be able to view your entry. Within 3 working days, the organizers will contact you to confirm whether your application has been accepted or not
Ten applicants from each country with the most votes by September 8, 2019, will qualify and progress to the next round which will take place on the inDriver website. Finally, one woman from each country with the most votes by September 30, 2019, will move on to the finale in Cancun Mexico top compete for the overall title and grand prize
Visit the Miss Virtual World website for more information and be sure to enter before midnight August 19 2019. Read more on the latest local news right here.