Ingabire Grace Is Miss Rwanda 2021
Ingabire Grace has been crowned Miss Rwanda 2021 in a colourful ceremony that took place at Intare Conference Arena, Rusororo, on Saturday, March 20.
Ingabire (No.7) was representing the City of Kigali. The 25 years-old, beat Amanda Akaliza to the crown in a tightly contested final, taking over from Miss Rwanda 2020, Naomie Nishimwe, to drive home a brand new Hyundai Creta 2021 series, valued at Rwf38m.
Ingabire, who is a University graduate with a Major in Dance, a concentration in Globalization and Philosophy and Psychology, was shocked when she was announced the winner in a tense final minutes of the pageant.
Beaming with excitement and wide smile, Ingabire was crowned by Nishimwe in a glamourous show which was aired on Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) and on Youtube.
Akaliza, who was one of the top favourites, emerged the first runner-up while Umutoni witness took the 2nd runner-up slot.
The grand finale was not attended by the public due to COVID-19 guidelines. Up to 9 contestants got awarded in the most impactful Miss Rwanda in history, with at least 9 titles up for grabs and the top 20 being eligible for a scholarship.