Monica Jaco, a 17year old student was elected Miss Portuguese South Africa 2017 under a shower of applause at the sold out Marcellus Theatre at Emperors Palace on the 25th of February.
Monica originally comes from Klerksdorp and resides in Wilkoppies, North West Province, about 170km outside of Johannesburg.
Monica winning Miss Portuguese SA has opened up many opportunities to take part in in other international beauty contests, concluding the ‘Big Four’. Monica’s departure to Lisbon has been set for July 2017 where she will take part in Miss Portuguesa. In addition Monica will attend trials for the final gala, as well as comply with social commitments.
You can read this article in Portuguese on: http://www.dnoticias.pt/mundo/monica-jaco-eleita-miss-portuguesa-africa-do-sul-2017-KJ975729