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Models hit the runway in Kenya’s first deaf beauty pageant

The first Mr and Miss Deaf Kenya beauty Pageant happened on Thursday at the Nairobi Cinema Hall.

Sponsored by the Deaf Artists Culture Association of Kenya and Kenya Film Classification Board, the pageant’s aim is to empower deaf men and women.

“Winners will participate in the Mr and Miss Deaf International Pageant 2019 in Russia,” read’s the poster advertising the event.

The Kenya Film and Classification Board chief executive Ezekiel Mutua, gave a key-note speech about “Inspiring and recognizing talents among people living with disabilities.

KFCB, Kenya Film Commission, and Signs TV are some of the partners of the event.

Here were some of the contestants.

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