KAMPALA: The reigning Miss World, Vanessa Ponce, together with the Miss World team headed by CEO Julia Morley will be jetting into the country for a six days visit from July 21-26, 2019.
According to the chief executive officer of Miss Uganda, Brenda Nanyonjo, the visit will include, going to State House, the Pearl of Africa Tour, engagement in ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ projects and conclude at the crowning finale of Miss Uganda 2019.
Nanyonjo said Uganda is one of the countries in the world listed among the friendliest places to visit, “So we look forward to welcoming the queen and the Miss World team to the Pearl of Africa.”
“We for the first time invited Miss World to come to be part of our activities which will be topped with the crowning of Miss Uganda,” she said.
Silvia Vanessa Ponce de León Sánchez known as Vanessa Ponce is the first Mexican model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 2018 besting 117 other hopefuls from around the globe.
In the 2018 miss world contest, Quiin Abenakyo, Uganda’s newly crowned model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Uganda 2018. She represented Uganda at Miss World 2018 in China and was crowned Miss World Africa 2018.
She is expected to be part of the consolidated team that will traverse the country with miss world.