September 1st, 2017
Maria Nakasiga who contested with ten more girls and won the Miss Kyaggwe county beauty pageant was yesterday Friday 1st September crowned the new Miss Buganda beauty pageant 2017-2018 in a stiff beauty competition that happened in Lubiri Mengo Palace.
During the competition, members exhibited various dress codes that mostly traditional in addition to checking the intelligence quotients. However, the majority of the contestants struggled to answer given questions posed to them by the judges especially matters concerning cultural and traditional ways in Buganda kingdom.
The 2017 edition launched on THE 24TH of July 2017 transformed from Miss Tourism Buganda to Miss Buganda to make it general and strengthen full ownership of the brand to Buganda Kingdom generously sponsored by Sure Deal Beauty Center, Victory school of beauty, Roanm International school Biyem Hotel among others with packages money and offers to cater for the edition.
Nakayondo Resty from Buddu was the 2nd Runners up and Beatrice Nakabugo of Busiro was the 1st Runners up.
Nakasiga and her 1st and 2nd Runners up will represent Buganda Kingdom in the National Miss Tourism Uganda contest where they will compete with other 12 winners from the other regions of the country.
Nakasiga 24 is a graduate of Makerere University in Information Technology and as of now she engages in making crafts after resigning from her job to concentrate in the Miss competitions.
She believes it’s high time to involve the young in the Kingdom activities as well as informing them the goodness and the opportunities that the tourism industry is endowed with.