Miss Nepal 2007

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Miss Nepal 2007
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Official logo of the Miss Nepal 2007 Beauty Pageant.
Date April 7, 2007
Venue Birendra International Conference Convention Centre, Kathmandu
Broadcaster NTV
Winner Sitashma Chand
Lalitpur    Nepal

Dabur Vatika Miss Nepal 2007, the 13th Miss Nepal pageant held on April 7, 2007, at the Birendra International Conference Convention Centre in Nepal. It was won by Sitashma Chand, of Lalitpur.[1]

The event was surrounded by heavy protests from Maoist and Feminist activists.[2] The show was broadcast live by Nepal Television but suffered from minor technical glitches. The chief judge of the event, Kollywood actor Rajesh Hamal, asked the top 5 finalists, "Are all traditions to be followed without question or do they need to be discussed and amended?"

The contestants were supported by fashion designer groups INIFD, NEFT, Lakhotia and others. The event differed from previous pageants in that it featured modifications of Nepal's traditional ethnic dresses. Designs from INIFD (International Institute of Fashion Design) were judged to be better than the dresses from competing designers.

The winner of Miss Nepal 2007, Sitashma Chand, represented Nepal in the Miss World 2007 pageant in Sanya, China. The 1st runner up, Bandana Sharma, represented Nepal in the Miss Earth 2007 pageant in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

Results[edit]

Sitashma Chand after being crowned as Miss Nepal World 2007

Placements[edit]

Final Results Contestant
Miss Nepal World 2007
Miss Nepal Earth 2007
Miss Nepal Asia Pacific 2007
Top 5
Top 10

Special Awards[edit]

  • Dabur Red Toothpaste Miss Beautiful Smile - Reecha Sharma
  • The New Era Miss Personality - Sitashma Chand
  • Dabur Vatika Glow Soap Miss Beautiful Complexion - Rasami KC
  • Dabur Vatika Miss Beautiful Hair - Nani Maya Khadka
  • Sony Miss Photogenic' - Bandana Sharma
  • Real Miss Natural Talent - Sabitra Shrestha
  • Blay Miss Best Walk' - Sitashma Chand

Contestants[edit]

# Contestant Age Height Hometown Placement
1 Nani Maya Khadka 25 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Dharan Miss Beautiful Hair
2 Reecha Sharma 19 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) Kailali Top 10
Miss Beautiful Smile
3 Roji Barnawal 21 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Banke
4 Shweta Shah 22 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Lalitpur 2nd Runner Up
5 Bhumika Shrestha 24 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Kathmandu
6 Manavi Dhakal 20 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Jhapa
7 Sitashma Chand 23 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Lalitpur WINNER
Miss Personality
Miss Best Walk
8 Bibha Prajapati 23 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Kathmandu Top 5
9 Punam Shahi 23 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Kathmandu
10 Shristi Manandhar 21 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Kathmandu Top 10
11 Banadana Sharma 22 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) Lalitpur 1st Runner Up
Miss Photogenic
12 Babita Manandhar 21 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Kathmandu Top 5
13 Janni Bajracharya 22 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) Kathmandu Top 10
14 Nisha Khatoon 20 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) Kathmandu
15 Mamata Pradhan 23 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) Morang
16 Rasami KC 19 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Lumbini Top 10
Miss Beautiful Complexion
17 Laxmi Lama 21 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) Kathmandu
18 Sabitra Shrestha 20 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) Lumbini Top 10
Miss Talent
19 Nilima Ranjit 19 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Kathmandu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Press". Miss Nepal. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  2. ^ "Protest against Miss Nepal contest". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 4 April 2007. 

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