If you are young girl of Nepali origin living in USA or Canada, you can apply for the fourth edition of Miss Nepal US beauty contest. The application deadline is June 10, 2014 for the competition to be held on August 9, 2014 in New York, USA.
The applicants are required to be between 18 and 29 years of old at the time of application. They should be unmarried and must be living in North America. Each applicants should pay a non-refundable $50 for the registration.
One of the 16 finalists of Miss Nepal US(A) 2013, Bartika Rai, was crowned this year’s title. With crown, Miss Nepal US(A) 2013 Bartika Rai was awarded scholarship equivalent to a cash prize of $5,000. Bartika is also appointed the brand ambassador of Nepal Tourism Board.
This year’s first runner-up is Anuja Thapa Magar received scholarship equivalent to $3,000 and the second runner-up is Sony Pathak received $2,000 in scholarships.
The Miss Nepal US(A) 2012, Astha Shrestha, has posted a photo with the US president Barak Obama and and the first lady Michelle Obama.
The caption Astha Shrestha wrote goes like:
I had to honor to meet with president Obama and the first lady and sing for them at the white house with the Watkins Mill High-school chamber singers directed by Mrs. Lisa Itkin.
UPDATE: The contestant profiles of Miss Nepal US 2012 contestants are consolidated in a single post.
The American beauty of Nepali origin, Astha Shrestha, was crowned Miss Nepal US(A) 2012 title in an event held to select this year’s Miss Nepal US out of 28 contestants. Nurja Shrestha is selected the first runner-up and the second runner-up title was awarded to Aashma Dhakal.
After winning the title Astha told:
One of the greatest experience of my life! Winning the title of Miss Nepal USA was an honor but it wasn’t the only thing I won. My greatest achievement at Miss Nepal USA is the family that i am now a part of and will always be. All the 28 beautiful contestants of this pageant were talented and equally deserving and we are all winners because we are going back home with an unforgettable and inspiring experience. A special Thanks to all the family members of Miss Nepal USA and everyone who supported the event!
The title winners include:
- Miss Nepal US 2012 and Most disciplined – Astha Shrestha
- Miss Nepal US 2012 1st Runner up – Nurja Shrestha
- Miss Nepal US 2012 2nd Runner up – Aashma Dhakal
- Best Smile – Sujana Rajkarnikar
- Best Catwalk – Kinjalk Dwa
- Most Popular – Sangita Dhakal
- Most Friendly – Kandu Shrepa
- Best Personality – Rakshya Khatri
- Best Dress – Roshani Gurung
- Best photogenic – Michelle Lama
- Most Talented Personality – Swechha Baral
- Best hair – Prabina Bhattarai
In the 10th Republica Miss Teen Nepal organized in Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi by Kathmandu Jaycees, 19-year-old Astha Shrestha was crowned the Miss Teen Nepal 2011 title. One of the 17 participants in the contest, Astha also won Miss Personality title.
The food technology student’s following answer to the judge’s question about her message to Nepali citizen won her the title:
We need to rise and fight and make Nepal a symbol of peace and prosperity.
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