The Gala evening for the crowning of Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo was held on Saturday 26 September. This Prestigious event hosted by die Garden Route Casino in Mossel Bay took place at Pinacle Point next to the Garden Route Casino in Mossel Bay Paul Rothman an ex Mr. South Africa and Pasella presenter was the master of ceremonies. Top South African artists like Flip a Coin, Nadine and Gift Gwe impressed with their performances. Lalakoi wish to congratulate the Garden Route Casino on a superb event!
Louise Muller (18) from Mossel Bay was crowned Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo 2009. Louise with her outgoing personality will be the "Face of the Garden Route for 2009" and also the ambassador for tourism in the region. The second runner up was Nathalie Graaff (23) from Mossel Bay and the first princess Jeandre de Villiers (19) from Oudtshoorn.
We want to congratulate Noluthando Mkhobeni on a successful year as Miss Garden Route and Klein Karoo 2008 and wish her all the luck for her future and all the other beauty contests where she plans to take part in.
Lalakoi also wishes Louise Muller a successful year as Miss Garden Route and Klein Karoo 2009 and she can be assured that we will follow her beauty career.
The organizers of the competition also arranged a make over for the women from the four shelters – Creating Effective Families (Mossel Bay), Phambili (George), Malibongwe (Oudtshoorn) and Women who Care ( Knysna) who will benefit from this event. The make over winner is Annalise Arendse from CEF (Creating Effective Families)
(Photographs by Denise Lloyd )