Miss Tabata 2011 will be held on June 10 at Dar West Park, it was been announced. The co-ordinator of the event, Joseph Kapinga, said yesterday that 25 contestants were busy rehearsing to succeed Consolata Lukosi who won the title last year.
Aspirants are current training at Daí West Park under trainer Joyce Kaniki. They are Marion Augustino (19), Lucy Mboya (21), Neema Marwa (18), Catherine Julius (20), Hawa Rajabu (19), Lilian William (20), Godliver Mashamba (22) and Dorice Mutabingwa (21).
Others are Sweetlily Suleiman (21), Maria John (21), Happyness Emmanuel (18), Cresensia Haule (20), Mariam Manyanya (21), Angela Benard (18), Agustina Mshanga (20), Nasra Salim (21), Faiza Ally (19), Mgayo Haruna (21) and Edina Mnada (21).
There are also Angela Fortunatus (21), Lucia Joseph (20), Neema Mwakibinga (21), Lilian Brayson (22), Rita Mvungi (21) and Willieth Wilson (22).
Miss Tabata is sponsored by Dodoma Wine, Vodacom, Redds Original, Integrated Communications, Paris Pub, Fabak Fashion, Freditto Entertainment, Chicken Hut, Travel Partners, Ben Expedition, Screen Masters, Sean Entertainment, Screen Masters and Michuzi blogspot.
Reigning Miss Tabata Consolata Lukosi emerged runner-up at Vodacom Miss Tanzania final last year. She also crowned Miss Redds Ambassador.
Miss Tabata is organized by Bob Entertainment and Keen Arts.