Miss Earth Uganda will officially be announced tomorrow at Imperial Royale hotel, Kampala. Another beautiful, intelligent and environment-conscious young lady will take the crown from Victoria Nabagereka, the reigning Miss Earth.
Nabagereka represented Uganda at the international Miss Earth competitions way back in 2008, and for the last six years Uganda has not had representation at the Miss Earth competitions.
Of the 20 contestants selected from 20 districts, only 11 have made it to the finals. Nabagereka, also the pageant’s director, said knowledge of the environment was vital and the standard requirement for the contestants, but unfortunately some were very ignorant about the subject.
The girls who made it to the finals were selected from Jinja, Kabale, Kampala, Mukono, Masindi, Mbale, Wakiso, Lira, Kitgum, Tororo and Mbarara districts.
Nabagereka said the girls have been in boot camp for the last two weeks where thorough training and education has been conducted and the young ladies are ready to showcase what they have learnt.
“Apart from beauty, there will be talent shows, national costume showcasing and a question-and-answer session before a winner is selected,” Nabagereka said.
The winner in the 2015 final will be an environment conservation ambassador in the country as well as represent Uganda at the Miss Earth International which will be held on December 5, in Vienna, Austria .