Astha Shrestha is the Miss Nepal US(A) 2012

A Nepali beauty, Astha Shrestha, is selected the new Miss Nepal US(A) 2012 in an event held at the Johnson Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia on on August 11, 2012. In the event, Nurja Shrestha was the first runner-up and Aashma Dhakal the second runner-up. The title winner Astha was also awarded the Most Disciplined award.


The first Miss Nepal US 2011 was Miss Sujita Basnet crowned the ne
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After crowning the new Miss Nepal US 2012, Miss Nepal US 2011 Sujita Basnet told:

Passing this precious symbol of dignity, leadership, and womanhood to Astha Shrestha. I am so proud of you love our Miss Nepal USA 2012, enjoy this crown and remember always hold your head straight there are going to be many up’s and downs but you must always learn to hold your h
ead straight. Not too high, not too low it’s not easy balancing a crown on your head!

Other award winners include:

  • 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

Miss Nepal US(A) 2012 Grand Finale on August 11 (This was posted on Aug 10, 2012) – consolidated to delete the post.

The grand finale training/preparation for the Queens & Classic Diamond Miss Nepal US(A) 2012 has been going on since August 2, 2012 with 28 finalists contesting for the title of Miss Nepal US(A) 2012.

The Grand Finale of Miss Nepal US (A) 2012 will be held in the Johnson Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA on August 11, 2012 (on Saturday at 7pm).


Details on the 28 participants in the final is available in Badmasi.