Jan Mukiibi

 

Miss Uganda UK 2017 Winners

 

19-year-old student Jan Mukiibi is the newly crowned Miss Uganda UK.

The 7thannual crowning of the prestigious Miss Uganda UK pageant saw 9 finalists from around the UK battle it out to become the next Queen taking over Bridget Katungi. The grand finale that was held in South London was a great hit selling out for the 2ndtime consecutively and showed why it’s the leading event within the Uganda Community in the UK.

The grand finale kicked off in a different style seeing the finalists opening the show by singing both the Ugandan and British national anthems.  Five finalists (Jan, Leena, Renah, Shamim and Sarah) performed a talent round which consisted of traditional dances, singing and poetry. Entertainment on the night was from UK-Ugandan artists iLLamadi, Clinton Elvis, African Pearl dancers and Bantu Arts with a special surprise performance from Eddy Wizzy who had travelled from Uganda, kept the crowd on their feet throughout the evening with their energetic, uplifting performances. The guest of honour on the night was the newly appointed Uganda High Commissioner in London H.E Julius Motto.

19 year old Jan Mukiibi emerged the winner on the night, Jan who was contestant number 2 was also awarded The People’s Queen Award as she had the most votes by public voting online via the Miss Uganda UK official website, also awarded, Miss Eloquent & Best Creative Wear by the judges on the night. Miss Mukiibi will be carrying out the official Miss Uganda UK campaign alongside Jubilee Campaign UK raising awareness against Child Sacrifice in Uganda and is now the official ambassador & face and voice of Jubilee Campaign UK. In 2nd place (1stPrincess) was contestant No. 4 Renah Nassuna who was awarded Best Creative wear & Best Catwalk, 3rdplace (2ndPrincess) was awarded to contestant no.3 Leena Kyabula who was also won Miss Personality, Best Ambassador and Rising Woman award sponsored by Elevate Design Studios.

Other mini awards on the night went to:  Proscovia Kongai - Miss Photogenic 2017 & Best Swim Wear.  Shamim Nalule -  Miss Talent 2017.  Rehema Sekabira -  Best Creative Wear 2017.  Florence Nakate - Best Evening Wear 2017.   Sarah Mwaka – Most Outstanding 2017.

Thank you to all our sponsors and partners we are truly grateful for the support you have shown us through out this campaign. World Remit, AfricandotWorld, Elevate Design Studio, TGM Radio UK, Equity Bank, Frank Wesley London and KeraCare.  Partners: Club 701, Jubilee Campaign. AILTV and AMBTV for the media coverage and Jose Jobs Link for the security.

To the Ugandan Community within the UK and well-wishers, thank you for embracing and supporting our pageant and queens for the past years. Photo coverage of the 2017 grand finale can be found on our official website and a DVD will be up for sale once compiled at £10. 

Miss Uganda UK is a prestigious pageant owned and managed by J.M Promotions.

MISS UGANDA UK 2018 – Saturday 29th September!

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