A HUMBLE AND DOWN TO EARTH PRINCESS
he describes herselfapure Swazi girl, Temakhosi Princess Dlamini was crowned Miss Cultural 1st Princess. The 18 year old said she is going for her first year at Workers University College. “I’m a Christian, humble and down to earth.” After winning Miss Cultural heritage Eswatini as the 1st Princess she says she feltsomerry.“Iknew God was showing hisgreatnessthrough me, my life has changed greatly, I am now the representative of young girls is the country which means I should make sure that I’m a goodexamplecountrywide,” With her role she hopestocreateaplatformwherebyyouth could be taught about the importance of keeping culture. For example: broadcasting it on radios and social media
“To make an impactinthesociety I had planned to start an organizationwherewe canteachtheyouth more especially young girls how tomaketraditional jewelry like emagcebesha so thattheydon’tget tempted in taking drugs and early sexual activities which can spread STDs.” She says she has entered Miss Workers University College beauty pageant andMissCultural heritageWUCthis year and won 1st Princess in both competitions.
She says winning the tow pegeants was not enough as she is still to join more pageants “I would really love to take a step further and enter more pageants in the future, maybe MissEswatinioreven MissCulturalHeritage African.”
“My goal is to achieve academically through hardship. So when I look at women like Khosi Dlamini who is my big sister and role model I really get inspired to work hard eachday.She’syoung but living the life of her dreams already.”
Asked what she thinksabouttheSwazi culture the 1st princess said she cannot imagine being Swazi. “I think Swazi culture is the best. I’m not trying to brag but imagine not being a Swazi, oh I can’t. Many can agree with me on that Swazi culture attracts many celebrities who tendtocomeastourists to learn more about our culture. They usually visit Eswatini during the Umhlanga reed dance, Incwala, Lusekwane, emaganu and many more.”