Romain Virgo jets in tomorrow

HARARE - Jamaican musician Romain Virgo arrives in the country tomorrow where he will perform at this year’s Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe (Bofoz) 2016 on Saturday.

He will share the stage with Dobba Don, Probeatz, Freeman, Soul Jah Love, Ammara Brown, Jah Prayzah and Fungisai at the Glamis Arena in Harare.

Bofoz is a pageant that seeks to identify a brand ambassador for Black Opal in Zimbabwe.

The competition is open to Zimbabwean women aged 18 and above.

The 26-year-old lovers’ rock style of reggae musician is best known for his rendition of international hit songs, including Soul Provider, Stay With Me and others.

He confirmed the gig in a video clip, “Yes, Zimbabwe this is Romain Virgo getting ready for Bofoz September 17, you cannot miss this one alright. Chipaz Promotion represents this one, I will be coming soon,” he said.

Bofoz spokesperson Tanaka Ngorora said they want to provide a dancehall-themed event.

“Black Opal is an international brand, hence the decision to engage international musicians.

“At Bofoz, we run with different themes each year, we had African, Dress to Kill (Red Carpet), now it’s Dancehall. ZimDancehall is big and it has been accepted by the entire population.”

Last Friday, the contestants had a pre-judging with the adjudicators and had one-on-one engagement as well.

The finalists are Nicola Carr, Zoe Mpofu, Samkeliso Ndlovu, Marcia Chigogo, Tabeth Nyahasha, Hazvineyi Chihota, Robin Chivanga, Angela Mafuku, Gugulethu Nyathi, Mazvita Chakawa and Gina Mutemeri.

Previous winners of the pageant include Betty Moyo (2013), Tendai Farai (2014) and Cynthia Mafume (2015).

Comments (2)

mo fire

knox - 14 September 2016

Thumbs up to ol the fans...c u ther!

Petronellah bobbie - 15 September 2016

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