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Manicaland celebrates national dress and crowns Miss Uhuru 2024

by Bustop TV News

A glamorous National Dress Dinner in Mutare, Manicaland, drew prominent figures for an evening highlighting cultural pride. Inspired by the First Lady’s national dress initiative, the event featured a dazzling Miss Uhuru pageant.

Guest of honor, Minister Barbara Rwodzi, spoke of the national dress as a symbol of patriotism and heritage. She commended the First Lady for promoting “gastronomy tourism,” to be showcased at a UN forum later this year.

The highlight of the evening was the Miss Uhuru pageant. Models showcased various designs of the national dress, with Life Deliwe Matunzeni from Manicaland being crowned Miss Uhuru 2024. She received a $2,000 prize, while the first and second runners-up received $1,500 and $700 respectively.

Event coordinator Zinzile Mantiziba expressed gratitude to all involved, including YoungWomen4ED and government officials. She shared aspirations of expanding the Miss Uhuru pageant to other provinces and empowering young women.

The dinner and pageant were a resounding success, celebrating Zimbabwean culture and national identity. The vision of the First Lady and the hard work of organizers, including YoungWomen4ED and Zinzile Mantiziba’s committee, were instrumental in making the event a grand showcase.

Social media buzz followed the event, with ICT Minister and YoungWomen4ED chair Tatenda Mavetera commending the winner and the collaborative spirit. All participants received a $100 prize, and sponsors like Better Brands were acknowledged.

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