NEPAL’S representatives to four of the Big5 beauty pageants were crowned at the conclusion of the Miss Nepal 2018 pageant on April 11.
Shrinkhala Khatiwada, who hails from Hetaunda, was crowned Miss Nepal World 2018. Aside from bagging Miss Beautiful Hair and Face of Fascino awards, she will also represent the country at the 2018 Miss World pageant.
Manita Devkota was crowned Miss Nepal Universe 2018 and will compete at the 2018 Miss Universe pageant. She also bagged the Miss Glamour special award.
The Miss Nepal Earth 2018 title went to Priya Sigdel, who will travel to the Philippines for the 2018 Miss Earth competition. She also won the Miss Beauty with a Purpose award.
Ronali Amatya, who was earlier named Miss Talent, won the Miss Nepal International 2018 title and will compete in Japan for the Miss International 2018 crown.
A total of 25 ladies competed during the finals held at Hotel Annapurna in Durbarmarg. The other winners of special awards were:
Beauty with a Purpose: Priya Sigdel
Miss Athlete: Megha Shrestha
Miss Best Hair: Shrinkhala Khatiwada
Miss Confident: Aastha Sakha
Miss Fascino: Shrinkhala Khatiwada
Miss Friendship: Sayara Lama
Miss Glamour: Manita Devkota
Miss Intellectual: Ashma Dhungana
Miss Photogenic: Mahima Singh
Miss Popular Choice: Sandhya Adhikari
Miss Punctual: Laxmi Poudel
Miss Talent: Ronali Amatya