The fifth edition of Miss Nepal US was held in New York among a huge crowd of Nepali living in the USA. Two Nepali actresses, Keki Adhikari and Nandita KC had also performed in the event. Actress Manisha Koirala was also present in the event. Other bollywood actors and Nepali actors like Sunil Thapa were also present in the event. Most of these film artists were in the USA to participate in FOG festival in California, held earlier.
Priyanka Thapaliya, a resident of North Carolina, has wont this years Miss Nepal US title. Kaushila Lama and Neha Jha have won the first and second runner up titles respectively. The winners were selected from the pool of ten finalists of the contest.
After the event, Manisha has appreciated the effort of the organizer Amit Shah in a Facebook post. Former CNN anchor, Kiran Chhetry had conducted the program. The proceeds collected from the contest will go to the earthquake relief effort in Nepal.
This was the fifth edition of the contest that started in the year 2011. After that, the contest is being held annually among the US/Canada resident girls of Nepali origin.
Following historical photos were collected to share in Twitter.
Miss Nepal US 2015 was Sujita Basnet:
Miss Nepal US 2013 was Astha Shrestha
Miss Nepal US 2012 was Bartika Rai
Miss Nepal US 2014 was Khusbu Mishra
And, the current Miss Nepal US is Priyanka Thapaliya
UPDATE (photo credit Pradeep Thapa):
Keki Adhikari, Nandita KC and Shankar BC dancing in Miss Nepal US 2015 stage.