The Uganda Pageant Girls 2022 coronation night will take place at the MTN Arena in Lugogo, Kampala, Uganda on August 20, 2022. It is the first edition of the national beauty pageant that selects Uganda’s Miss International, Miss Earth and Miss Planet candidates.
Currently, Uganda has one Miss International placement. The African country has yet to place in Miss Earth and Miss Planet.
Representing Uganda, Evelyn Namatovu Karonde of Kampala became second runner-up to Miss International 2019 Sireethorn Leearamwat of Thailand in Tokyo, Japan on November 12, 2019. Ahlam Ismail of Soroti, Uganda was unplaced when she represented Uganda in the online Miss Earth 2021 coronation on November 21, 2021.
Victoria Atukunda was supposed to represent Uganda at Miss Planet 2020 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, marking the African country’s debut in the international beauty pageant. However, the competition was held neither in 2020 nor in 2021 amid the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
There are 16 women competing for the three crowns at stake at Uganda Pageant Girls 2022. If facial beauty is the only criterion, these will be my Top 8 candidates:
#8. Nabakooza Irene
#7. Namanya Bridget
#6. Caroline Ngabire
#5. Cynthia Achieng
#4. Leilah Namuyimbwa
#3. Mutamba Joanitah
#2. Carol Rukundo
#1. Kisakye Margaret