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Miss Universe Nepal 2022 is Sophiya Bhujel

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Sophiya Bhujel was crowned Miss Universe Nepal 2022 in a glittering show held Thursday, August 25 at Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu. The 26-year-old beauty, who holds a degree in business management, bested 19 other finalists to win her national title. She succeeds last year's winner Sujita Basnet and will represent her country at Miss Universe 2022, whose date and venue are yet to be announced. Bipana Adhikari was named first runner-up while Ashma KC finished as second runner-up. Sefina Joshi and Monalisha Parajuli were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. This year's competition was the third edition of the Miss Universe Nepal pageant under the leadership of former titleholder Nagma Shrestha. The new Miss Universe Nepal is no stranger to pageantry. She joined Miss Nepal 2019, where she placed in the Top 7, and also participated in the Global Asian Model and Miss Eco International pageants. Nepal debuted at the Miss Universe pageant in 2017 and its highest placeme

Miss Universe Nepal 2022: Meet the official Top 20 contestants

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The Top 20 semi-finalists vying for the title of Miss Universe Nepal 2022 have been officially revealed. This year's edition will take place on Thursday, August 25 at Nepal's finest 5-star luxury Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu and the winner will compete in Miss Universe 2022. Reigning Miss Universe Nepal Sujita Basnet will crown her successor among the 20 beauties at the end of the event. Here are the official Top 20 contestants: 1032 Monalisha Parajuli 1004 Bipana Adhikari 1033 Reeju Khadka 1018 Srishti Hada 1025 Monika Chaudhary 1005 Diksha Khati 1049 Rupsi Shrestha 1039 Dr. Aayushnova Dhungana Chhetri 1021 Jasmine Khadka 1015 Samana Karki 1010 Aakriti Manandhar 1029 Shristi Tamang 1040 Renuka Chaudhary 1030 Anu Anmol Chettri 1061 Ashma KC 1044 Sophiya Bhujel 1059 Prativa Maharjan 1016 Priyanshu Mahat 1045 Sefina Joshi 1048 Rajani Mishra The most voted contestant via  Khalti or Miss Universe Nepal app will automatically advance to the final Top 10. Photos: Miss Universe

Miss Nepal 2022: Meet the newly crowned Nepalese beauties for Miss World, Miss International and Miss Earth

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Three titles were at stake during the Miss Nepal 2022 final competition organized by The Hidden Treasure on Saturday, June 18 at Godavari Sunrise Convention Center in Lalitpur. Over 20 beauties from across Nepal competed for the titles Miss Nepal World, Miss Nepal International and Miss Nepal Earth. Priyanka Rani Joshi, a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Kathmandu, was crowned Miss Nepal World 2022. The Miss Nepal International and Miss Nepal Earth 2022 titles were respectively awarded to Sareesha Shrestha and Nancy Khadka. They will represent Nepal in the next edition of the Miss World, Miss Earth, and Miss International pageants. Nancy Khadka for Miss International Sareesha Shrestha for Miss Earth Priyanka Rani Joshi for Miss World Photos: Miss Nepal / The Hidden Treasure

Sanish Shrestha and Keshu Khadka win Mister and Miss Supranational Nepal 2022

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The Mister and Miss Supranational Nepal 2022 national competition was held at Soaltee Hotel, Kathmandu on Monday, May 30. Twenty contestants from over 100 applicants competed in the finals. They were challenged on fitness, talent, swimwear, and top model in the preliminary rounds. Sanish Shrestha, a 23-year-old cinematographer, was named Mister Supranational Nepal 2022 while Keshu Khadka, a 27-year-old dentist, clinched the title Miss Supranational Nepal 2022. They will represent their country at the international Mister and Miss Supranational 2022 final in Poland this July. The first and second runners-up were Manash K. Rai, Aditi Adhikari, Anish Karki, and Eri Tuladhar. Reigning Mister Supranational Varo Vargas from Peru and former Miss Supranational Anntonia Porsild from Thailand were special guests at the event. Photos: Mister and Miss Supranational Nepal

Miss World 2021 Top 40: Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland

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The Miss World 2021 Top 40 will return to Puerto Rico to compete for the 70th Miss World final at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan on March 16. Meet the semi-finalists from Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Paraguay, Philippines, and Poland: MEXICO - Karolina Vidales - After graduating in Marketing and International Business, Karolina is currently working as an International Model and Tourism Ambassador. Her dream job would be to work for the United Nations Children’s Fund. She enjoys painting, photography, cooking, and roller skating and has a talent for singing and writing. Karolina’s favorite book is, ‘The Alchemist’ by Paolo Coehlo, and ‘Forrest Gump’ is her favorite film. Karolina’s Beauty with a Purpose project “Cue Michoacan” is an initiative that supports indigenous children in Michoacan who are subject to abuse, discrimination, poverty, and illiteracy. The project started in the region of La Cienega bringing homeless children educational worksh

Miss World 2021: Head to Head Challenge winners announced

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After a busy couple of weeks interviewing each contestant in this year's Miss World Head to Head Challenge and the public votes have been tallied, the winners were finally revealed on Thursday, December 9 at the Capitolio De Puerto Rico in San Juan. The winners are contestants from Botswana , Palesa Mofele, Cameroon , Audrey Monkam, Cote D'Ivoire , Olivia Yacé, Nepal , Namrata Shrestha, Nicaragua , Sheynnis Palacios, Paraguay , Bethania Borba, Philippines , Tracy Perez, and Venezuela , Alejandra Conde. Miss World Cayman Islands, Colombia, Haiti, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Vietnam were the rest of the Top 16. This year broke records on the Mobstar Voting platform with 1.4 billion views and 70 million votes, making it busier this year than the last few years put together. The Head to Head Challenge winners will automatically advance to the Top 30 in the Miss World 2021 final on Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum. Photos: Miss Worl

Miss Universe Nepal 2021 is Sujita Basnet

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Sujita Basnet was crowned Miss Universe Nepal 2021 in a national competition held on Saturday, October 30 at the Hotel Yak & Yeti in Durbar Marg, Kathmandu. The 28-year-old US resident is a management consultant who holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical/medical engineering. She was last year's runner-up to her predecessor, Anshika Sharma. Nina Kant Mandal was named first runner-up while Rakchya Upreti secured the second runner-up finish. Pratiksha Chhetri and Keshu Khadka were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Universe Nepal is the founder of LiberatED, a program that aims to empower and uplift the youth from under-resourced communities through education, leadership training, and access to resources. Sujita will now prepare to represent Nepal at the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel this December. Photos: Studio Mero Works, Milan Lama / Miss Universe Nepal