Miss Rwanda 2014 second runner up Marlene Mutoniwase is set to represent the country at the 2014 Miss Heritage beauty pageant to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 13, 2014.
Speaking to The New Times, Marlene said “I’m so grateful for being selected to take part in this competition because it involves many beauty queens representing various countries around the world. I will do my best to make my country proud and to also showcase our Rwandan culture.”
Mutoniwase also called upon Rwandans to start voting for her.
“People can start voting for me by liking the Miss Heritage Rwanda 2014 page on Facebook. I have already began rehearsals as I prepare for the finals,” she added
Miss Heritage is an international competition formerly known as Miss Heritage World. Its objective is to advance World Heritage and it gives women from all around the world an opportunity to represent the most important feature of their country.
The current Miss Heritage is Shequera Grace King, a model from Bahamas. She was crowned in December 2013 in Harare, Zimbabwe.