A 24 year old girl Chuma Khondowe, was crowned as first Miss Malawi Cape Town event at Camps Bay High in Cape Town, South Africa on Boxing Day in a highly contested competition where she managed to outclass seven other contestants.
During the contest, Charmain Itimu, a 19-year-old from Machinga was voted first princess with Dalitso Mankhambera, a 25-year-old from Nkhata Bay came second princess.
Chairman of the Malawians Association in Cape Town Dr Thomas Nyirenda , said his group which is responsible for the welfare of Malawians there, said they decided to have the beauty pageant “to promote the Malawian culture, tradition and the warm beauty of Malawians.”
Nyirenda’s deputy Harry Chakhaza said the event will be taking place annually.
Nyasa Events who were given the responsibility organise the contest has promised to have a more better event this year.
“The event was welcomed by Malawians living in Cape Town. Since the event was launched successfully, we have decided that it is going to be an annual event,” Nyasa Events director Thoko Kuwali.
Malawian artists in names of Seers Movement and Lean performed at the event.