UYAI AKWA IBOM PAGEANTRY
UYAI AKWA IBOM is a pageantry aimed at showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Akwa Ibom State through aesthetic contest. UYAI as it’s being called is an efik-ibibio name given to a person that is beautiful and unique either by her wears, manner, interraction, etc.
UYAI AKWA IBOM is a cultural beauty pageant designed to be the most extensive and unique effort in promoting the Akwa Ibom State’s TOURISM and building the leadership quality in the GIRL-CHILD.
Considering Akwa Ibom State to be a unique melting pot of cultures, UYAI AKWA IBOM will educate on how to preserve values, reveal and promote the State’s natural heritage, equisite architecture, pleasant cuisines, tradition and culture.
The contest then is to showcase the beauty of a real Akwa Ibom lady representing the thirty-one(31) Local Government Areas in the state through contests, personality traits, intelligence, talent, and answers to judges’ questions.
Activities involved in the Uyai Akwa Ibom Pageantry are:
- First Auditioning
- Second Auditioning
- Tour and
- Grand finale
This event; Uyai Akwa Ibom will be hosted ANNUALLY.