Joe Christa Giraso, Miss KIST 2011 was on August 12th 2012 crowned Miss Kigali, Johali Nsengiyumva first runner up and Vanessa Ingabire second runner up.
Miss Kigali beauty contest was the last of the events that has been happening in all provinces of Rwanda and Nyarugenge district to choose beauty pageants that will compete in Miss Rwanda contest.
Joe Christa Giraso, 20 years old is a 4th year Architecture student at KIST (Kigali Institute of Science and Technology), 1st runner up Johali aged 19 years completed senior six at Ishyogwe secondary school and 2nd runner up Vanessa Ingabire is 18 years old and senior six student at APACE in Computer Sciences and Management.
The winner, 1st runner up and 2nd runner up were given $100 each, hygiene items and others.
During the event, master of ceremony (Mc) was Anita Pendo known for entertaining people and a journalist at Radio One. Different artists like Uncle Austin, Bruce Melodie, Kigali Live Music Band and others graced the occasion.
It is expected that Miss provinces and their runner ups will be gathered in one place, trained for 15 days and compete for Miss Rwanda replacing Grace Bahati on September 1st 2012.