LUSAKA'S Mulungushi International Conference Centre tomorrow night comes alive as 12 finalists compete for the prestigious Miss Zambia 2010 title, motivated by the theme," Beauty with a purpose and vision".

The show, which is expected to be spiced by music performances from singing sensation Jordan Katembula (JK) , upcoming artiste Mutinta and a local dance troupe will engage the contenders in three distinct categories namely Cocktail, Traditional and Evening.

The finalists who have in the last few weeks been exposed to a number of projects as a build-up to tomorrow's finale are all eyeing the crown currently held by Winfridah Mofu.

Tomorrow's winner will represent Zambia at the Miss World and Miss Africa pageants later this year, and will also be expected to promote public awareness of community social issues, charitable organisations and the plight of the needy in society.

The following are the contestants:
Joan Kalombo, 20 years old and a student in hospitality.

Regina Phiri, 18 is a school leaver and the youngest contestant.

Yvonne Phiri is a 21-year-old artist, while Susan Bwalya, 20 is a student and entrepreneur.

Others are Margaret Chapa 21, an accounts student.

Irene Banda is also 21, Mukonde Daka, 22, Zindaba Hanzala is a 20-year-old sales agent. Priscillah Nyirongo is a 25-year-old peer educator while Miyanda Kalyala, 24 is a designer.

Lastly, but not the least are Christine Mwaaba, 21, a journalism and public relations student and Lily Singelegele, 19 a music producer and beading artist.