Pictorial: glamour & glitz at Miss Uganda talent night

Miss Uganda contestant No.1 Mariam belly-dancing

Miss Uganda Foundation on Thursday night held its 2019 Contestants “Talent Night” at Kyoga Poolside Sheraton hotel.

It was nothing but love, joy, support and a healthy competitive spirit from the contestants’ friends and loved ones.

The contestants showcased their creativity expressed in dance, acting, singing, fashion designing, skits, make-up artistry, poetry, miming, spoken word, radio presenting and news anchoring.

The event was powered by Kezzi Entertainment, Sheraton Hotel, Radio City, MTN Uganda, Talent Africa, among others.

Victoria University

Glamor coupled with excitement and happiness made the night worthwhile with beauty queens entertaining their audience.

Petronella Acen, contestant no.7, performed a cultural dance from Northern Uganda.

Contestant no.5 Miss Namate Mariam, was lovely host of the evening.

The host of the evening

Mariam Muhamed, contestant No.1, thrilled the audience with her belly dancing that left many entranced.

Miss Uganda contestant Mariam

Among those present were former beauty queens Quiin Abenakyo, Sylvia Namutebi, Phiona Bizzu and Leah Kagasa.

Abenakyo has leveraged on her achievements and aspirations to support the girl child. Her projects aim to to reduce teenage pregnancies.


Now that all the 22 contestants have showcased their talents and skills, it is time to focus on the grand finale.  

The grand finale will be held on Friday 26th and one of the contestants will be crowned Miss Pulse.

Tickets go for 40k, ( General ) and 80k (VIP) available at Sheraton & online https://mookh.com/event/miss-uganda-2019-grand-finale.

Miss Uganda CEO Brenda Nanyonjo speaking

Speaking at the event, Okwi John Paul, Manager Events and sponsorships, said: “As MTN, we are happy to be part of biggest beauty pageant. Thank you for votes, the numbers are overwhelmingly high. Remember to vote for your favourite contestants.”

John Paul

Also notable among the exciting events of the night was a one Lambart who proposed to his sweetheart Maggie right in front of everyone and she said yes.

Lambart proposes


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