|23 shortlisted for Miss Nepal 2012 pageant|
After the applicants were interviewed in the pre-selection round on April 1, the names of 23 finalists were announced on April 2.
“We have chosen the potential candidates for the competition who will take part in an orientation programme tomorrow,” informed Bharat Rai, Event Coordinator of The Hidden Treasure.
And from April 4, the month-long training of these selected candidates will begin at International Club, Sanepa as per Rai who also stated that “the ages of the selected contestants range from 19 to 25 years”.
“This time also we have contestants from different parts of the country — Pokhara, Dharan, Birgunj, Jhapa together with Kathmandu Valley among others,” said Rai.
The finalists selected from the pre-selection round are — Anjali Pradhanang, Alisha Kunwar, Sujata Balami, Nagma Shrestha, Sabita Manandhar, Akesha Bista, Bandana Tandukar, Indira Rai, Pronika Sharma, Dilasha GC, Neelam Chand, Subekshya Khadka, Dikshya Shrestha, Namita Gurung, Nizu Dahal, Nirmita Subedi, Darshana Pant, Sabina Shrestha, Sweta Singh, Heena Shrestha, Sonam Singh, Rashmita Maharjan and Prasansha Rana.
Annapurna Post is the official print media partner and THT Live is the official voting partner. The grand finale will take place on May 6 at Hotel de l’ Annapurna.