Miss Limbu 2013 – second edition of Limbu beauty contest announced

The application for the second edition of the Miss Limbu beauty contest is open and the auditions are scheduled to be held in Dharan and Kathamndu. The auditions in Dharan are going to be held in the second week of Shrawan and that in Kathmandu in the third week of Shrawan. miss limbu

The requirement of participation:

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Call for Miss Global International 2013

Call for the participation in Miss Global International 2013 is announced recently. The beauty contest is the third edition of the contest. In the announcement the final contest is scheduled to held on July 27, 2013 in Army Officers Club in Kathmandu.

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Talented and beautiful girls can participate in the contest by submitting forms within June 28, 2013. The audition to select the finalists from the pool of applicant will be conducted on June 29. After the audition former Miss Nepal Malvika Subba will choreograph and train the participants to prepare themselves for the finale of the contest.

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Malvika Subba answers to racist comments

Racism is a disease in Nepali society. People are still raising issues of caste and culture. Malvika Subba wrote a long Facebook post in response to ‘Limbu daju bhai’ who criticized her, a Limbu, to marry a person of Newar caste. Malvika asked people to be positive and understand her choice of the best person she could find for her life. It is not a matter of caste but the person you are attached to.

malvika subba marries riyaj shrestha

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Lumana Shakya is Global College Miss SLC Nepal 2013

A beauty contest held among the SLC examiners, Global College Miss SLC Nepal 2013, was held in Kathmandu on June 16. Lumana Shakya has won the Miss SLC Nepal 2013 crown and Miss Academy title.

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The first runner up of the contest was Tsering Palmo. Palmo also won Miss Leadership title. The second runner up was Samata Shrestha, who was also Miss Talent. Other title winners include: Kabita Malakar – Miss Photogenic, Suchitra Gurung – Miss Popular, Kajal Khadgi – Miss Viewer Choice, Purnima Subedi – Miss Creative, Anjila Hamal – Miss Personality, Sunaina Chhetri – Miss Beautiful Smile, Samriddhi Bhatta – Miss Beautiful Hair, Muna Sunuwar – Miss Discipline, Lahima Rana – Miss Friendship and Tanuja Luitel – Miss Best Dress.

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Amrita Adhikari is SLC Princess 2013

In the final of SLC Princess 2013 final held on June 15 in Rastriya Naachghar Kathmandu, Amrita Adhikari was declared the winner.

slc princess 2013 winners

Saloni Bhattarai was declared the first runner-up of SLC Princess 2013 and Ayusha Basnet was the second runner up. The third and fourth runner ups were Prachi Aryal and Aanchal Dawadi respectively.

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Mr and Miss Urlabari – first time in Urlabari

A beauty and talent contest titled Mr and Miss Urlabari is going to be held in Urlabari of Morang. The organizers have told that it is the first such contest in the place.

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In the first round of the contest 40 contestants were selected to participate in the contest. The second round of audition will be held in a couple of weeks.

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Aswini Thakali is Miss Thakali 2013

Thakali beauty Aswini Thakali has become the first Miss Thakali in the contest held on June 1, 2013 in Pokhara. After winning the title, Aswini was awarded a check of Rs. 50,000.

miss thakali 2013 winners

Sandhaya Gauchan and Manila Hirachan bagged the first runner up and the second runner up title respectively. After winning the titles, Sandhaya received a cash prize of Rs. 20,000 and Manila received Rs. 15,000.

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miss thakali 2013 winners

Photo credit – Miss Thakali 2013 organizers.

Prabal Gurung designing All Nippon Airways uniforms

US based Nepali designer Prabal Gurung is going to design the uniforms of Japanese airline, All Nippon Airways  (ANA). Prabal is going to design the uniform in modern perspective while incorporating the history of the airline. Prabal’s design will be used by all 10,000 staffs including flight attendants and ground staffs.

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ANA is the largest airline in Japan and Gurung has established himself as one of the most loved fashion icon in the world. 

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