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
● 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


For more details or to arrange interviews please contact Tony at

Select images for use by media are available here.

#MGW2020 #MGW2021


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

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
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

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