Miss Culture and Peace scheduled for March at Mantlwaneng

Miss Culture and Peace International Botswana top 14
Miss Culture and Peace International Botswana top 14

A total of 14 young women will compete in the inaugural Miss Culture and Peace International Botswana scheduled for March 28, 2015 at Mantlwaneng Theatre, Westwood School.

Miss Culture and Peace International Botswana licence holder, Thokgamo Mogapi, explained that the pageant seeks to promote different cultures as well as peace.  She said the pageant is a platform where different countries come together to share and learn about each other’s culture to promote tolerance amongst them regardless of differences in their practices.

She explained that the local pageant has 14 young women aged between 18 and 24, who come from different tribes, including Babirwa, Kalangas, Balete, Bakgalagadi, Bakgatla, and Bakwena.  She said since the pageant concentrates on promoting peace and cultural tolerance, she found it fit for the pageant to be as inclusive as possible.  She said the young women would display culture on stage on the day of the pageant.

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