Xhorha – Mr and Miss Rand mark 2018/2019 was held on the 28th December in eXhorha. This programme is a project hosted by Randmark (a local clothing brand) that aims to develop the youth and those with growing talents as it wants to make sure that contestants are coached and mentored by those who have walked the road before (ngesi Xhosa sithi inyathi ibuzwa kwabaphambili). The show is an annual event that grows bigger a better each and every year with a huge attendance from our rural communities. The winners received prizes ranging from cash, shopping vouchers, goodie bags, and Rand mark clothing depending on the positions in the competition. Winners and those that were part of the competition are then mentored so that as they enter and take part in other events and competitions they can be well prepared.
The Mr and Miss Randmark 2018/2019 contestants were: Bulelani Mthimkhulu, Musa Vakele, Andile, Buyisile Nqatha, Afika Mbityana, Okuhle Phongomile, Amahle Mndende, Inga Sawulisi, Khensani Mavathulana, Ncebakazi Boqwana. And the winners from Mr and Miss Randmark 2018/2019 were Okuhle and Andile while Buyisile and Ncebakazi came second place, Afika and Andile were on the third place. The judges for this prestigious event were Luyolo Ndzotyana, Zethu Cwelana, and Nasizo Mndende.
The founder of Randmark Zukisa Luyenge closed the show with a music performance that wowed the audience. The event’s MC was the ever energetic Azole Jezile better known in the entertainment industry as Minister who is also a well known radio presenter from a local community radio station based in eGcuwa, Khanya FM 106.1
The Randmark brand and its management would like to thank all those who supported the event, and the brand call all those who are still willing to be part of the program to check us on our social media platforms we are Randmark.
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