Nepali belle wins titles in Miss Heritage Int'l

KATHMANDU: Miss Heritage International 2015, a beauty pageant initiated to preserve the UNESCO heritage and cultural sites of the world, has concluded successfully in New Delhi of India on Saturday.

Among the 17 participants, Vietnamese beauty Victoria Pham bagged the crown in the second season of the pageant followed by Ketisha Williams of Trinidad and Tobago and Chaw Yupar Tsets of Myanmar as first and second runners up respectively.

The show was organised by Eplanet Pvt. Ltd. jointly with WE FOR WE and Kalaimani cares as local partners.

Nepali representative Nisha Pathak secured the third runner up position in the same.

Pathak was also titled as Miss Heritage International Environmental Ambassador and Miss Heritage International Best Environmental Dress.

Apart from Nepal, countries including India, Australia, Malaysia, South Africa, Vietnam, Zambia, Denmark, Russia, Philippines, Myanmar, Tanzania, Central Russia, Botswana, Lesotho, Italy and Trinidad and Tobago had also participated in the contest.

The contest started from December 6 with photo shoots in national costumes, environmental dresses, cultural dresses and swim suits.

They had also visited heritage sites to understand their historical and archaeological values and tourism aspects.

Choreographers Rojin Shakya of Nepal and Simran Deenz Ahuja of India had jointly choreographed the event.