In the audition held in Kathmandu on January 9, 2016, twenty-five contestants were selected to compete in the Miss Newa 2016 contest. The contest being held for a decade is targeted to the young girls of Newari community. The contest held by Nepalese Fashion Home has been going on for a decade and this year’s Miss Newa contest is the 11th version of Miss Newa.
At the audition, the judges were Bhairaja Tuladhar, Alisha Bajracharya (Miss Newa 2014), Rojin Shakya, Laxman Dangol, Jibeshowor Lal Shrestha and Sushma Mahara.
The training of the contest has already started on Tuesday – January 12. The contestants are trained on the Newari culture, language and other identities. Rojin Shakya and Rohiya Maharjan are the choreographers of the contest.
is Alisha Bajracharya