The second edition of Miss Universe Nepal 2021 has confirmed its top 16. The top 16 have entered the close camp session with their stay at Hotel Yak and Yeti, Durbarmarg, Kathmandu where the grand finale of the event is going to be showcased on 30th October 2021. The close camp session started from 20th of October 2021.
The journey of the second season of Miss Universe Nepal 2021 started with the selection of top 50 candidates from 107 applicants. The top 50 went through two major tasks. Task 1 was a swimsuit walk been judged by Aastha Pokhrel and Anjali Lama. Task 2 was live interview judging which was conducted live on Miss Universe Nepal’s official YouTube. The judges for the round were renowned media and communication personalities Sareeta Gyawali and Mannsi Agrawal. The contestants were judged under timing, content, confidence, and personality.
Top 50 tasks 1 and 2 carried 50% weightage and the voting carried the rest. The digital voting was been performed through IME Pay app. From the mentioned procedure top 18 were been finalized. The top 18 went through various virtual sessions conducted by Prerana Shah, Luxury yogi, a holistic health and wellness consultant, Dr. Tshering Lama who prepared the contestants to amplify their social advocacies for Social Impact Leader Award. Likewise, the virtual sessions were conducted by queens of Miss Universe Nepal Manita Devkota and Anshika Sharma who shared their experience, tips, and tricks for better performance in the competition of Miss Universe Nepal 2021.
Similarly, Bisheshta Shrestha, Co-Founder of Gyanbodh Research Development Services, and Dr. Madhurima Bhdra, Senior Public Health & Gender Practitioner and expert conducted the sessions of feminism and leadership. Then the sessions came on women’s health talk by Dr. Anjana Dangol.
Now finally the top 16 have moved has headed to close the camp session and would now be competing for the grand finale. Top 16 of Miss Universe Nepal 2021 are Pratikshya Mahara Chhetri, Bristi Acharya, Arya Nishaant, Sadiksha Khadka, Anisha Poudel, Smarika Karki, Mandira Karki, Nina Kant Mandal, Bibhuti Gautam, Sagarika Malla, Sujita Basnet, Smita Neupane, Sagun Gurung, Keshu Khadka, Pritima Panthi and Rakchya Upreti.
Among top 16, two of the lucky contestants who would be able to heart the votes of their fans, upon securing the top 2 positions in the voting leaderboards being conducted through IME pay app would directly secure the position at the top 10 spots. This would be for Miss Universe Nepal People’s Choice award. Likewise, the winner of the Social Impact Leader Award selected from social impact videos of the top 16 contestants would also secure a spot at the top 10.
The finale of the event would go live via Image Channel HD. The choreography is under the shoulder of fashion choreographer Prashant Tamrakar while photography would be done by Melian Visual Arts and styling would be performed by Ariri.