Here are Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi homecoming celebration details. Her tour and various stops have been released.
The tour starts on February 8th, Tunzi will carry out a weeklong visit to various cities across the country that will include street parades, a visit to her hometown in the Eastern Cape, and even attending President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address (Sona) as the president’s personal guest.
Tunzi has also taken to social media in the lead-up to her visit, posting about her excitement of returning home with the Miss Universe Crown.
Here’s a breakdown of Tunzi’s official itinerary:
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Tunzi’s first day will be marked by an official welcome at Joburg’s OR Tambo — which will include a performance by the Soweto Gospel Choir and welcome from minister of communications and telecommunications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and deputy minister of arts and culture Makhotso Sotyu.
The next leg of Tunzi’s tour will include “the most special part of her trip” — a visit to her birthplace, Tsolo, where she will meet “my home people who are also my most ardent fans”.
She’ll receive an official welcome at Mthatha airport and arrive at her village on Saturday afternoon on a colourful float, draped in the colours of the SA flag.
The beauty queen will then unveil a mural created in her honour on Sunday before attending a lunch where she will be entertained with traditional dancing.
On Monday, Tunzi, accompanied by her mother Philiswa Nadapu, will visit her primary school, Canaan Academy, in Dutywa.
Thursday will see Tunzi return to Johannesburg where she’ll embark on a parade in an open-topped bus through the streets, before leaving to Cape Town where she will be the personal guest of Ramaphosa at his Sona in parliament.
Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi will continue her Cape Town tour with a street parade where she will many fans will be waiting and excited to see ans meet her.
Miss SA Sasha-Lee Olivier, who assumed the mantle when Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe, will also be on hand to welcome her predecessor.
Image’s screen shot /Instagram /zozitunzi.