Modeling is one creative business that has often had reservations. To be frank Sartuday modeling event was one of its kind in Zimbabwe.
The first ever Miss Inspiration Bulawayo was held at Presbyterian Church in Bulawayo.The event which came in the aftermath of the International Day of People with Disability which was observed on the 3rd of December. The pageant which run under the theme Here we rise.
The main focus is to fight against the stigma of discrimination in the Modeling industry. “I recognised that in modelling shows we disabled people we are not involved, ” said Thandolwenkosi Ndlovu the Founder of the Peagent.
The peagent which was supposed to be graced by 15 contestants however five had to withdraw, because the stage in use wasn’t suitable for them. It also came to light that most of our public buildings the condition’s cannot accomodate people living disability.
The day began by models, modelling in their Casual Wear ,it followed by the Traditional African Attire Category.It was after this that the Top five was announced who then battled for the top 3 spot. Suzzette Gwerena, Patricia T Dube, Paidaishe Tekede, Pamela Ntini and Buhlebenkosi Mpala.
The judges who were looking atconfidence,poise,beauty,face and attire.The eventual winners were 2nd Princess Buhlebenkosi Mpala 1st Princess Suzzette Gwerena and Paidashe Tekede who was Miss Inspiration Bulwayo.
The entertainment for the day was provided by hip hop artiste M.O , E.M.G and renowed singer and former Liyana Band member Prudence Mabhenawho gave a top drawer perfomance.
The Pageant was proudly sponsored by the Joshua Nkomo National Foundation.