Prax Gardens, a local hang out in Kira division has organised a beauty pageant in which the winner will earn herself and a person of choice a treat to unwind at a beautiful resort in Zanzibar.

The pageant dubbed “Miss Kampala Beauty Contest 2016” is open for registration at the premises located 500m from Kira roundabout towards Kasangati till November 10 after which candidates will be prepared for the finals set for December 29.

Prax Gardens, the organisers of the event.

“We shall give the winner two plane tickets to a resort in Zanzibar, she knows whom she may want to take with her. This is another way of building capacity and empowering young girls. Through this pageant, they (girls) will learn how to express and present themselves, which is a key marketing tool," the organisers said.

Prax Gardens is a new hang out in the hood, apparently owned by a Ugandan in Denmark. It among other services offers day/night parking, a washing bay, massage and sauna as well as food deliveries.