A Letter From Andrea Spyron

Each contestant entered Miss Hellene 2016 for a specific purpose. Whether it was to challenge themselves and prove that they could accomplish something they never thought would interest them; or to do what they could to give back to the Hellenic youth of South Africa – through this prestigious platform.

Be Hellenic golf day

Yesterday a few of the Miss Hellene 2016 finalists along with myself, 2014 first princess-Callie Bofilatos and 2014 contestant Annoula Spyridis joined the Be Hellenic Pretoria community at their annual golf day.  As Miss Hellene ladies, we hosted a "Greek Corner" where the golfers at our hole could enjoy some Greek

Alyssa Kleovoulou

I am 20 years old and I am currently studying BCom Law at Wits University. I was born in Johannesburg, South Africa but my Hellenic roots stem from Paphos and Rizokarpaso in Cyprus. Although I have never been to Cyprus, I am extremely proud and passionate about my heritage and culture

Daniela Christos

I am currently doing my masters in Industrial Psychology and work as a flexitime human resources candidate practitioner. I am 26 years old and I am lucky enough to descend from both Greece and Cyprus. My Greek roots come from Ithaka and Pelopponiso and my Cypriot heritage is from Anavargos

Georgina Nichas

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” I am 21 years old from the beautiful city of Jacarandas. I am currently in my final year of Brand Building and Management at Vega. My family originates from a small village called Agios Nikolaos, which is in the bottom

Irini Agathagelou

I am 23 years old. I am currently a qualified Somatologist and second year Psychology and Labour Relations student at the North West University I am also a proud Cypriot woman. My favourite vacation spot in Cyprus is the beautiful Limassol. An interesting fact about myself is that I love to

Jakita Kapatos

I'm twenty-two years old from the vibrant city of Johannesburg but my Hellenic roots stem from Athens and Kefalonia. I'm an interior designer and a dancer. I enjoy trying all kinds of new things, for example, extreme sports or experimenting with strange food combinations like oranges and peanut-butter. Every challenge comes

Penny Coundouris

I am 20 years old and I’ve grown up in a loving Greek home in Pretoria. Raised by both of my Greek parents, who have instilled values and morals in my life from an early age, and who have imprinted true Greek ‘paradóseis’ in my heart which I carry with

Thalia Avvakoumides

I'm 21 years old. My Hellenic roots are from my grandparents who came from Thessaloniki and I stay in Johannesburg and Pretoria. I am currently studying a BPolSc (Political science and International relations being my core modules) at the University of Pretoria. I want to be a diplomat as my end goal. I entered