Delegates have been announced and public voting has commenced for Mr Gay World™ 2020. Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 and 2021 versions of the competition will be streamed via the Mr Gay World™ Youtube channel with Mr Gay World™ 2020 first to be streamed, starting this coming Saturday 9 October 2021. Delegates from across the globe will take part in all aspects of the competition virtually including pre-recorded pieces from all delegates as well as visuals from areas across South Africa. In a history-making event, nine delegates have signed up to represent their countries including: ● Delegates from Europe, Asia, Africa and The Americas ● All delegates are aged between 29 and 39 ● One has a PhD, two with masters qualifications and one is currently studying Sports Psychology ● 11 different languages can be spoken by the nine delegates including one who is fluent in sign language Delegates will compete against each other in challenges that will be judged by a panel as well as public voting. Challenges include an online questionnaire, personal interview, social responsibility campaign, public vote alongside pageant categories such as swimwear, formal wear and national costume. At the end of the two-week judging process, Mr Gay World™ 2020 will be crowned. Mr Gay World™ 2020 will be shown on Saturday 9 October 2021 and on Saturday 16 October 2021 and you can vote now for your favourite by going to Mr Gay World™ 2020 online voting deadline has been extended by popular demand and will now run until 10pm (GMT) Tuesday 12 October 2021. Each vote will cost ZAR8.00 and you can vote as many times as you want. Use your voice, make it count, VOTE! Mr Gay World™ 2020 Delegates <ENDS> For more details or to arrange interviews please contact Tony at Select images for use by media are available here. Web: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: YouTube: #MGW2020 #MGW2021 EVENT CREDITS Gay World Events and Gay World Pageants in partnership with Gay World Foundation in association with The Impact Hub presents Mr Gay World™ 2020 and Mr Gay World™ 2021 The Virtual Editions. Director: Kosie Smit Writer: Wim Vorster Producer: John O’Neil Assistant Producer: Johann van Niekerk Executive Producer: Eric Butter Audit Firm: Mazars South Africa Auditor: Ian Ferreira-Massyn Presenters: Elzabé Zietsman, Earl Gregory Communications: Tony Richens (Gay Nation), Nicole Austin (The Impact Hub), Jacques Marais (Write Touch) Editor: Kosie Smit First Unit: Garden Route Media Camera: Stefan Kloppers Lighting Technician: Damian Hennessy Sound: Snowy du Preez Second Unit Camera: Rudi du Toit Hair/Makeup: Jovan Calvert Locations: Villa Castollini Knysna, Rexford Manor Knysna, Private residence of Tony & Ansie Berbridge Knysna, The Greens Guest House Knysna Gay World Foundation Non-Profit Company Registration Number 2021 / 301119 / 08 SARS PBO Number 9179400248