The representatives from Nepal who participated in Teen Star International 2023 achieved great success. The Nepali team, consisting of Arnav Shrestha, Saira Bhatta, and Nivika Duwal, received various major awards.
Arnav Shrestha, a 13-year-old participant, won first place in his age category and also received the “Mister Personality” award. Arnav had previously won the male category in the National Kids of the Year 2022 competition, organized by Even Better Galaxy Entertainment. He is currently a seventh-grade student at Kathmandu Prayagkunj School.
Saira Bhatta, an 11-year-old participant, became the first runner-up in her age category and also won the “Miss Talent” award. She had previously won the female category in the National Kids of the Year 2022 competition. Saira is currently a sixth-grade student at Pathsala Nepal.
In the 13-year-old age group, Nivika Duwal secured the position of third runner-up and also received the “Miss Personality” award. Nivika had previously been the first runner-up in the National Kids of the Year 2022 competition. She is currently an eighth-grade student at Little World English School.
All three delegates were selected for Teen Star International 2023 by Even Better Galaxy Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., the official franchise for the event in Nepal. Dheeraj Tandukar served as the National Director. The participants received training, guidance, and mentorship from media personality and fashion choreographer Rojin Shakya. The participants’ wardrobe was designed by CIFT, and the photoshoot was done by Nabin Shrestha.
Teen Star International 2023 took place in Pattaya and Bangkok, Thailand, from July 3rd to July 10th, 2023. The world finale was held at ESC Hall on July 9th, 2023.