The Miss Nepal 2008 contest was canceled at the last minute.
The contestants of Miss Nepal 2008 completed the training and on the last day of the finale, the event was canceled. The Maoist parliamentarians and the organization they were affiliated with were threatening to do harm if the contest went through despite of their protest. The party was the ruling party and the risk was not worth taking for the organizer.
Some of the contestants later participated in the 2009 edition of the contest. The Miss Nepal 2009, Zenisha Moktan, was one of the contestants of 2008. Miss Nepal Earth 2009, Sahana Bajracharya was also one of the contestants of 2008.
Name – Priyanka Adhikari
Address – Kathmandu
Age – 22 years
Height – 5’4″
Education – Undergraduate
Alisha Rai has won the Miss Rai 2017 crown in an event held in Kathmandu by Kirat RAi Maulik Kali Sanskriti Kendra. After winning the title, Alisha was awarded with the crown, trophy, and Yamaha Facino scooter. In addition to the crown, Alisha also won the Best Friendship sub title in the contest.
With Alisha Rai, there were 12 contestants in the contest trying to win the crown. Ishara Rai won the first runner up crown and Asmita Rai won the second runner up title. The third runner up was Roji Rai.
The winner of Miss Chitwan 2017, Suman Gurung, is going to get the direct entry into Miss Nepal 2017 to be held a while later. The application of Miss Nepal 2017 has already been called and the deadline is April 13, 2017. The last Miss Chitwan – Miss Chitwan 2013, Sitoshma Ban, got direct entry in Miss Nepal 2014 and also won a sub title. (Read the Contestant Profile of Sitoshma Ban and the full report on Miss Chitwan 2013)
The beauty contest Miss Chitwan, held on March 24, 2017 was the third edition of the contest. After winning the Miss Chitwan title, Suman Gurung was crowned by the current Miss Nepal Asmee Shrestha. If she could win the Miss Nepal title, Asmee would be the person who will crown her again in the Miss Nepal contest.
The runner ups in the contest were:
- 1st runner up – Manisha Bhattarai
- 2nd runner up – Suvekshya Sharma
- 3rd runner up – Sujita Neupane
- 4th runner up – Urusha Adhikari
(Read all about the winners in xnepali and the full list of the winners of the sub-titles.)
Miss Nepal 2016 Asmee Shrestha has gone to the USA to represent Nepal in the Miss World beauty contest. Asmee left Nepal to Washington DC on Friady, November 25, 2016. On leaving Nepal, Asmee told that she will do her best to bring home the crown.
The 66th edition of the Miss World 2016 contest is going to be held on December 18, 2016. In the Miss World 2013, Miss Nepal Ishani Shrestha had won Beauty of Purpose title. That was the most Nepali contestant have ever achieved in the international contest. For this year’s Beauty with purpose title, Asmee had worked in children and education.
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Miss International Nepal 2016, Barsha Lekhi, has won the Missiology Public Choice Awards at the Miss International 2016 beauty contest held in Tokyo Japan on October 27, 2016. Barsha was one of the representatives of 69 contestants, who were representing their countries.
What is Miss International ?
Miss International is one of the top 4 beauty contests in the world comprising of the Miss World, Miss Universe and the Miss Earth beauty contests. The Tokyo-based international beauty pageant was held for the first time in 1960 in Long Beach, California, USA. The contestants in the beauty contest are expected to serve as “Ambassadors of Peace and Beauty”, demonstrating tenderness, benevolence, friendship, beauty, intelligence, ability to take action, and, most importantly, a great international sensibility. According to the official document, the ultimate goal of the Miss International beauty pageant is to promote world peace, goodwill, and understanding.
In the 8th Miss Pokhara finale held at Pokhara Sabhagriha, Sadichha Pandey was crowned the Miss Pokhara 2016 title. 21 years-old Sadichha, selected from the pool of 11 Pokhareli contestants, was also Miss Viewers Choice and Miss Popularity sub-title winner. The first runner up of the contest was Rashmi Thapa. The second runner up was Unnati Gurung.
Miss Pokhara 2016, Pandey, was awarded Rs. 50,000 in cash prize and a scooter. She would also be the confirmed participant of Miss Nepal 2017. The first runner up Thapa was awarded Rs. 30,000 and the second runner up Gurung was awarded Rs. 20,000 cash and a mobile phone each.
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For the first time in Nepal, Miss Bishowkarma beauty contest was held in Kathmandu. The winner of Miss Bishowkarms 2016 was Chetkumari Bishowkarma. The first runner up of the contest was Bhawana Lamgade and the second runner up was Sujan Shah Shankar.
In the beauty contest organized by Creative insight Media, the contest was held at the Army Officers Club, Sundhara. The chief guest of the event was minister Shankar Bhandari. The judges of the contest were singer Sitaram Kharel, actor Ramesh Upreti, journalist Saroj KC, journalist Gita Adhikari, and Dr. Ayushman Ghimire. The chief judge was Min Bishowkarma.
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The first Mrs. Tamang, Mrs. Tamang 2016 was held in Kathmandu among 18 contestants. Shanti Tamang of Darkha, Dhading won the title in the contest held on September 13, 2016. After winning the title, Shanti was awarded with Diyo Scooty from Hero and a 3G mobile of CTV.
The first runner up of the contest was Anu Kumari Rama. Anu Kumari was awarded Rs. 50,000 in cash and a 3G mobile. The second, third, fourth and the fifth runners up were Anita Lama, Sunita Ghalan, Shyam Maya Lama and Radha Thokar respectively. In the first phase of the contest top 10 were selected from the pool of 18 contestants. These contestants were awarded with different sub-titles including Mrs. Photogenic, Co-operative, Intelligent, Facebook, Popular, Walking, Friendship and Dress.
In the 2016 edition of Miss Teen College 2016 beauty contest, Aditi Tuladhar of Little Angels College. The 17 years-old winner, Aditi has completed her 12th standard in the college. In addition to winning the crown, Aditi had also won Miss Personality and Miss Best Stylist awards.
Out of the 28 contestants, the first runner up was Pratikchhya Tamang of Dakshinkali, Pharping. In addition to winning the first runner up title, 17-years old Tamang also won the Viwers Choice award. Another 17-years old, Pratha Basnet of Xavier International College won the Second runner up title and Miss Creative Award. Sonam Khadgi of Redon College, Samakhushi won the third runner up title and the fourth runner up title went to Barsha Basnet of Saint Lawrence College, Chabahil.
In the contest organized by Seasons Media, Nabina Maharjan was Miss Beautiful eyes, Rabina Kharel was Organizer’s Choice, Rejina Khadka was Miss Best Skin, Nisha Raut won Miss Discipline, Aanchal Dhami was Miss Friendship Anisha Shrestha was Miss Best Walk, Sushma Shrestha was Miss Healthy Smile, Miss Photogenic was Arati Lama, Anu KC was Miss Popular, Sirjana Raut was Miss Talent, Rushma Tamang was Miss Innocent, Sakshi Pyakurel got Facebook Award, Samjhuta Rai was mIss Fitness, Swastika Adhikari was Social Award winner, Kalyani Shrestha was Best Hair and Urmila Shrestha had won Miss Leadership title.
The winner of this year’s Miss Purwanchal is Kritika Giri. The 2016 edition of the beauty contest is the seventh edition of contest. In the finale of the contest held on June 25, 2016, there were 19 finalists competing for the crown.
A resident of Sanischare, Jhapa, Kritika Giri was crowned the title and was also awareded the Miss personality subtitle. After winning the title, she was awarded a scooty. She was also awarded a Bangkok package tour.
The first runner up of the contest is Mamata Karki of Dharan and the second runner-up is Iksha Madem, also from Dharan. Madem also won the Miss Charming title.