LOCAL supermodel, Letwin Tatenda Tiwaringe said she is ready to take up the challenge, when she represents Zimbabwe at the prestigious Miss Summer International set for Las Vegas and Miss Landscapes International scheduled for China in June.
BY WINSTONE ANTONIO
The 25-year-old beauty queen, who will be Zimbabwe’s first ever representative at the two pageants, will leave the country on June 9 for the Miss Summer International boot camp before connecting to China for the Miss Landscapes International.
In an interview with NewsDay Life &Style yesterday, the 25-year-old beauty queen said she was excited to be representing the country at the prestigious pageants and this will give her a lifetime opportunity to network with other models and tour different parts of the host countries.
“I know what it means carrying such a responsibility to represent my nation at these internationally-recognised pageants,” she said.
“I am working hard so that I do my best and definitely raise the country’s flag.
“I have been working on my ramp techniques in preparation for the pageants and I am ready to make the best out of these competitions since I have a strong passion for modelling. Being a beauty queen is a dream come true for me.”
Tiwaringe, who launched her modelling career in 2011, has participated at a number of pageants among them, Miss Southern Africa in 2012, where she was crowned the queen, in 2015 she represented the country at the Miss World Next Top Model and she became the first ever African model to make it in the top five.
In 2016, she represented Zimbabwe at the Miss Cosmopolitan World Competition in Malaysia and the following year she went to represent the country in Egypt at the Miss Eco International World Finals.
During the same year, she participated at the Miss Supranational World Finals and Miss Supranational in Slovakia and Poland respectively.