Y Plus Pageant

ALL HAIL THE KING AND QUEEN IN THE NORTH

The weekend of 12th October had us in Uganda’s land of the Jewels, Karamoja. We had pitched camp in Moroto, widely acclaimed as the capital city of Uganda’s Northern Region, for our Northern Region of the 2019 Y+ beauty pageant. Life has thrived in Moroto for a very long time, as Archeological finding Morotopithecus, dated 20.6 million years ago can testify. Backed with its rich culture, mountainous terrain and balance between post modernism and raw Karimojong tradition, we couldn’t find a better place to isolate beauty and transitional ideas.

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STARTING OUT THE YPLUS PAGEANT 19 WITH AN AUDITION THAT SLAPPED

Take violence one side, this slapping is all positive, because we couldn’t find a better word to explain the impact of the Central Auditions of the Y+ beauty pageant, the very first one for the 2019 edition. It was not just a memorable crowning but also a two-day experience of rigorous activities, impacting both young and old people with the message of HIV/AIDS Awareness.

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A week Of Crowns and Team Wins

Some weeks are better than others and last week was definitely one of our best. Having only sent out our first announcement for the upcoming YPlus Pageant, we were hyped by the news of our former Miss Y+ Gloria Nawanyaga in the finals for Miss Uganda, a very reputed beauty pageant in the land. While we were at it, we also received a huge visit from our colleagues at Right Here Right Now, and we buckled up to set out for a thrilling experience. If you have time to read 300 words, let us take you down the memories of our past 7 days.

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And This Year’s Winner Of The Fast Forward Golden Egg Is …….!

The title right there was the sentence precedent to us being mentioned winners. And if you are wondering, Yes it is our 2nd win in a row. We are privileged to be winners of the just concluded Fast Forward Golden egg award, at the International AIDS Conference.–AGAIN. The first time the Uganda Network Of Young People Living With HIV/AIDS won the Golden egg award was in July 2017.

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