Staff Correspondant With the recent Miss Zimbabwe held in Harare amidst glamour and spoil, and the local ZIWA awards that set a classy standard, the organisers for Miss Zimbabwe UK have upped their notch to outmatch the scoreboard. A reliable inside source has hinted a boot-camp and photo-shoots lined up to prepare the short listed models for the big day. Themed an iconic event to inspire and empower young Zimbabwean girls while at the same time celebrating the cultural, ethical and traditional beauty of the Southern African nation has begun preparations for the 2014 Grand Finale. Ladies groups on social networks have started buzzing with honey-drools of promos and anticipation pledges. This year’s finale, billed for Saturday 23rd August at Quality Skyline Hotel in Luton will be hosted by one of the famous musical duo, Kazz of BKay & Kazz who is a highly celebrated musical talent in his own standing. BKay & Kazz produced Seven Wonders of Zimbabwe, a song that Miss Zimbabwe has formally endorsed as theme song, inviting the world to visit and experience the wonderful hospitality Zimbabwe has to offer. Kazz will be flanked on stage by Victoria Nqo Nkomo, affectionately known as Vickie Storm. Vickie is an award winner Radio Presenter and a Television personality, currently signed with Zimbo Live. ZimboLive Red Carpet, a cutting edge Zimbabwean Media corporation in UK which introduced live streaming of high profile events and talk shows has also weighed in and anchored the media division of the event. They will be complimented by another high profile and award winner media giant, Marrie Jernie Media who have travelled with the brand from yesteryear. “We are excited to be part of the Miss Zimbabwe UK project as it is the defining gateway event to our heritage, culture and pride”, bellowed Timothy Rusike, ZimboLive boss at signing in. The highlight of the evening will be the showcase of modest, class and glamour of fashion and beauty. Zuwa Re, a name that has echoed success and acknowledgement beyond the Zimbabwean community have also put signature to the event. Winner of the coveted BEFFTA award, the ZIMAA award and the ZIWA award respectively all in recognition of outstanding service in Fashion and Designing. In recognition, Zuwa Re accepted the offer to head the Fashion & Design division of the project and take responsibility of pulling all Zimbabwean designers and make the event all inclusive and reflection of diverse talent. “Delighted to be part of the Miss Zimbabwe UK project. I commend the organisers for such an ambassadorial role in our society to represent our culture and creating a platform to showcase the same. Our quest hence then must be planning and executing the event with excellency and precision”, Zuwa Re added. Miss Zimbabwe UK organisers and team cordially invites the world to walk with us as we celebrate beautiful Zimbabwe and restore the pride of being Zimbabwean. Registration for shortlisting is still open via a simple application on web portal. Expected to sell out within the month, the Grand Finale will be strictly by advance reservation only, organisers urge all patrons intending to attend to buy their tickets in good time and avoid missing out. For more information, registration and tickets, visit www.misszimbabweuk.com.
UK Zimbabwean community eager for Miss Zimbabwe pageant