To create a platform for the young ladies of Bhutanese origin living in USA, a beauty contest is going to be organized in June of 2014. The beauty pageant titled Miss Bhutan USA 2014 is open for the girls aged 18 to 26 years old.
Miss Venezuela 2004, Monica Spear, a 29-year-old star of soap opera was killed in front of her 5 years-old daughter who sustained injury in her foot. Monica Spear was in a vacation with her ex-husband Thomas Henry Berry, 39, who was also killed in the incident. The killers are believed to be robbers.
According to the officials, Monica’s car had broken down on a highway in northwestern Venezuela. The police believes that the robbers killed the couple to rob their belongings.
The Baraha Jewellery Miss Rai 2070 (Miss Rai 2014) is going to be held on January 15 at Old Sinamangal Kathmandu. The beauty contest among Rai girls is conducted to promote Kirat/Rai culture and language among young girls. The contest is held among girls of age between 16-24 and of height more than 5 feet.
According to Kirat culture, the Yale Sambat is running on 5074 years. So, some also prefer to call it Miss Rai 5074.
The contestants of this year’s Miss Rai are :
Photos of the contestants:
Photo credit – Miss Rai organizers