The organizer of Miss Nepal pageant, The Hidden Treasure has extended the application deadline for 2020 edition Miss Nepal till 31st July 2020. the extended date is applicable to only those who miss the previous deadline that was for 27th March 2020.
According to the organizing team, all the audition would be taken from the virtual platform. The new date for the finale of the pageant has not been confirmed. Earlier the finale was scheduled for May 15, 2020.
Earlier 2020 Miss Nepal audition was been postponed and all the preplanned activities of Miss Nepal 2020 was been suspended in accordance with the lockdown been implemented by the Nepal Government as the safety measure to control the widespread of Global pandemic Corona Virus Covid-19.
Prior to the lockdown, the first phase audition session had already been held in Pokhara, Dharan, Chitwan, Birgunj, Birtamod, Butwal, Nepalgunj, and Dhangadhi. However, the audition in Kathmandu was been halted due to lockdown.
As per the requirement to join Miss Nepal, Unmarried Nepalese Women with plus two qualifications aged between 18 to 26 years, whose height is at least 5 feet 4 inches, are eligible to compete for the crown of Miss Nepal. The applicants holding Nepalese passports and NRNs meeting these criteria are also encouraged to apply.
As mentioned, this year Miss Purwanchal Dharan, Miss Pokhara, Miss Far-western Butwal, Miss Chitwan, and Miss Itahari have got affiliation with Miss Nepal pageant and the winner of these regional pageants thus would get direct opportunity to compete at Miss Nepal 2020.
This year the finale will see the crowning of Miss Nepal World, Miss Nepal Earth, Miss Nepal International, and Miss Supranational.