Miss Nepal 2013
|Miss Nepal 2013|
|Date||March 20, 2013|
|Venue||Nepal Academy Hall, Kathmandu, Nepal|
Hidden Treasures Fanta Miss Nepal 2013, the 18th Miss Nepal beauty pageant, was held on March 20, 2013 at the Nepal Academy Hall in Kathmandu. Miss Nepal 2012 Shristi Shrestha crowned her successor Ishani Shrestha as Miss Nepal World 2013, who represented Nepal at Miss World 2013 with Rojisha Shahi as Miss Nepal Earth 2013 and was sent to Miss Earth 2013, and Shritima Shah as Miss Nepal International 2013 to Miss International 2013.
According to the press conference the winner of Miss Nepal 2013 was selected as the brand ambassador of the drink Fanta, WWF Nepal for a year, and received Rs 50,000. The auditions of Miss Nepal were held in various cities including Pokhara, Butwal, Biratnagar, Narayangad and Kathmandu resulting with top 18 chosen finalists from different cities. All three winners also received a Samsung phone and an apartment at Suncity apartments by Shangrila.
The 18 shortlisted young women aged 19 years and above competed for the main title and the pageant was held on live telecast on Nepal Television.
|Miss World Nepal 2013|
|Miss Earth Nepal 2013|
|Miss International Nepal 2013|
|Top 5 (Finalists)|
|Top 10 (Semi-Finalists)|
|The Hidden Treasure Miss Talent||Kaski District Nepal||Sipora Gurung|
|Shree Ganapati Jewellers Miss Photogenic||Kathmandu District Nepal||Shritima Shah|
|Professional Education Miss Personality||Kathmandu District Nepal||Samikshya Shrestha|
|Sulux Miss Punctuality||Sunsari District Nepal||Meghna Shrestha|
|Annapurna Post Fanta Miss Bubbly||Jhapa District Nepal||Ashmita Sitoula|
|Shoe Land Miss Best Walk||Colorado USA||Ishani Shrestha|
|Society Travels Miss Beautiful Smile||Jhapa District Nepal||Riju Shrestha|
|8||Meghna Shrestha||22||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Dharan||Sunsari District||Miss Punctuality|
|14||Ashmita Sitaula||20||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Jhapa||Jhapa District||Top 10
|Later became Miss Grand Nepal 2014.|
|16||Renu Pokharel||20||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Biratnagar||Morang District|
|17||Aishwarya Upadhaya||19||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Itahari||Sunsari District|
|18||Riju Shrestha||22||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Jhapa||Jhapa District||Top 10
Miss Beautiful Smile
|Miss Global Nepal 2012 Top 5|
|1||Samikshya Shrestha||21||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Kathmandu||Kathmandu District||Miss Personality|
|6||Ishani Shrestha||21||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Kathmandu||Kathmandu District||Winner
Miss Best Walk
|Later placed 6th over all in Miss World 2013 pageant.|
|7||Sujata Balami||20||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||Hetauda||Makwanpur District|
|9||Shritima Shah||21||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Kathmandu||Kathmandu District||2nd Runner Up
|10||Pratima Giri||20||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Lalitpur||Lalitpur District||Top 10|
|11||Oshima Banu||24||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Kathmandu||Kathmandu District||Top 10|
|13||Rojisha Shahi||19||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Dhapakhel||Lalitpur District||1st Runner Up|
|15||Sumi Lama||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Kavre||Kavrepalanchok District||4th Runner Up||Miss Tamang 2012|
|2||Rachana Bharati||20||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||Mahendranagar||Kanchanpur District|
|3||Sipora Gurung||19||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Pokhara||Kaski District||Top 5
|National level volley player for Nepal Volleyball Association Team.|
|4||Bindu KC||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Syangja||Syangja District|
|5||Maya Sawad||23||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Dhangadhi||Kailali District|
|12||Rakshya Thapa||22||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Pokhara||Kaski District||Top 10|
- (#3) Sipora Gurung is a National level volleyball player.
- (#4) Bindu KC previously competed in Miss Nepal 2010.
- (#8) Meghna Shrestha was previously 1st runner up to Miss Teen College 2009.
- (#10) Pratima Giri worked as VJ at Play it On show on the NTV PLUS.
- (#11) Oshima Banu won Face of the Classic Diamond for Timeless Paragon Jewellery 2012.
- (#12) Rakshya Thapa was previously Miss Siglakas 2010 and 1st runner up to Miss VMUF 2009.
- (#14) Ashmita Sitoula was previously Top 5 in Miss Teen Nepal 2011.
- (#15) Sumi Moktan won Miss Tamang 2012.
- (#18) Riju Shrestha was Top 5 in Miss Nepal Global 2012.
3: http://www.sathiz.com/ninja/miss-nepal-2013/332 (Miss Nepal 2013 News)