Miss Malawi UK beauty pageant has made into the Beffta Award in UK with the reigning queen and former title holder both nominated for an award.
BEFFTA (Black Entertainment, Film Fashion Television and Arts) awards, which will be in the sixth season, are to take place on 24th and 25th October at The Hippodrome, London.
The awards that were started by philanthropist Pauline Long in 2009 are always expected to be celebrated in a very grand style, bringing together several international and UK stars under one roof with a common goal to celebrate and honour both unknown and known hard working and extremely talented personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.
Online voting started on October 15 and will end on October 22.
Rose Mmangisa, the current Miss Malawi UK title holder has been nominated for a BEFFTA Award, under the category of Best Beauty Queen, her predecessor trained lawyer Alexina Phiri has been for Best Former Beauty Queen at the BEFFTA awards.
“I am so humbled to have been nominated for such a prestigious award. To be able to represent Malawi is always an honour for me,” said Phiri.
She appealed for Malawians to vote.
“I would like for us to take best former beauty pageant queen home, so we need to get voting,” she appealed.
The Miss Malawi UK Beauty Pageant has also been nominated for another award under the category of Best Beauty Pageant.