Meet The Finalists of Miss Nepal 2016
Nepal has begun the quest of its next beauty queen. The grand finale of Miss Nepal 2016 is scheduled to be held on April 8th 2016 at Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu. Evana Manandhar, Miss World Nepal, Dibyata Vaidya, Miss Earth Nepal and Medha Koirala, Miss International Nepal, are reigning as the current titleholders of “The Hidden Treasures Miss Nepal”. At the conclusion of the grand finale of Miss Nepal 2016, these beauty queens will pass on their crowns to their successors.
This year 16 finalists are vying to win the coveted crown of Miss Nepal 2016. They are- Anusha KC, Sajum Katuwal, Sachina Shrestha, Aayushma Shrestha, Roshni Khatri, Lazmee KC Pokharel, Soniya Sharma, Kushum Thapa Magar, Asmee Shrestha, Karuna Khadka, Sandipa Limbu, Barsha Lekhi, Nikita Shrestha, Srijana Regmi, Prativa Dawadi, and Prerana Adhikari.
Meet the 16 contestants right here-
The Miss Nepal beauty pageant was instigated in 1994 in Kathmandu. The 21st edition of Miss Nepal will be broadcasted live via NTV & NTV PLUS. The winner of Miss Nepal 2016 pageant will serve as the brand ambassador of Fanta and WWF Nepal during her reign. In addition, she would also be awarded with Rs. 100,000 as the winning prize money.
Nepal has been giving a decent performance at international pageants and has also won the “Beauty with a Purpose” segment at Miss World during its participation through Ishani Shrestha, who also placed as a top 10 finalist at Miss World 2013 and won 2nd runner up in Multimedia segment. Nagma Shrestha placed as Top 8 finalist during Miss Earth 2012. However, Nepal has never placed at Miss International pageant.
Nepal also sends representatives in other minor pageants like Miss Grand International, Miss Tourism Queen International, Miss Globe International, Miss Heritage and Miss Asia Pacific World.
Who do you think will be next Miss Nepal 2016? Do share your favourites and opinions with me!
Picture Courtesy: Miss Nepal Official Website