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.


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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.

Keki Adhikari selected Brand Ambassador of Miss Nepal US 2012

Nepali actress Keki Adhikari is selected the brand ambassador of the second edition of Miss Nepal USA, to be held in the USA. As a brand ambassador, Keki will help in the promotion of the event.

Nepali actor, living in USA, Saroj Khanal is also selected as the cultural coordinator of the event.

Miss Nepal USA 2012 is going to be held in Washington DC on August 11. The application for the c
ontest is open for the beauties of Nepali origin, living in the USA. The application deadline is May 15th, 2012.

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Sujita Basnet is Miss Nepal USA 2011

The title of Miss Nepal USA 2011 was crowned to Sujita Basnet in an event held on August 20, 2011 in New York. The first runner-up of the title was Tilasmi Bista and the second runner-up was Nabina Basnet.

This was the first time such beauty contest among Nepali participants was held in the USA. The judges of the event included Kiran Chhetri (CNN journalist), Puskar Malla, Amod Mishra, San Khadka, Dilli Bhatt, and Sadiya Salin.

Julie Gauchan was awarded Miss Parsonality and Best Walk award. Bandana Sharma was Miss Popular, Feri KC was Miss Best Smile, Triyuga Ghimire was Miss Best Hair, Samjhana Jarki was the Miss Talent, Usha Nagarkoti the Miss Photogenic and Rubi Adhikari the Miss Dress.


The event was organized jointly by E-Planet P. Ltd. and Event Planet Inc America.

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