Miss Tamang World 2022 pageant came to a grand conclusion at the Courtyard by Marriot in Siliguri, West Bengal, India. The event was organized by the Miss Tamang World Foundation, in collaboration with the Sikkim Tamang Buddhist Association and the All India Tamang Buddhist Association. The event was an impressive display of beauty, culture, and talent, with participants from Nepal, India, and Bhutan.
The panel of judges faced the challenging task to choose the winner among the seventeen beautiful and talented contestants from the Tamang community. After much deliberation, Sneha Tamang from Soreng District in Sikkim was crowned as Miss Tamang World 2022. Sneha impressed the judges with her stunning looks, grace, and intelligence, which earned her the coveted silver tiara of Miss Tamang World 2022 and a cash prize of rupees five lakh. Additionally, she also won the Miss Personality award.
The event saw the participation of many talented young women who showcased their skills in various categories. Namuna Tamang from Sindhupalchowk, Nepal, was crowned as Miss Tamang World Gyot (Tamang Language) for her outstanding linguistic abilities. Ganga Tamang Gyabak from Dolakha, Nepal, won the Miss Tamang World Culture award for her exemplary knowledge and representation of the Tamang culture. Ganga also won the Miss Talented award for her exceptional dancing skills.
Jasmine Lama from Darjeeling, India, was declared as Miss Tamang World Social Welfare for her work in the social welfare sector. She was also the proud recipient of the Miss Photogenic and Miss Congeniality awards. Sonam Wongmo Tamang from Darjeeling, India, was awarded the title of Miss Tamang World Education for her academic achievements. She also won the Best in National Costume award for her stunning traditional attire.
Lazim Tamang from Mirik, Darjeeling, India, was crowned as Miss Tamang World Health for her contribution to the health sector. All five crown holders received a cash prize of rupees one lakh each for their exceptional performances.
In addition, the pageant had three other award winners, Semika Lama as Miss Public Choice, Yanki Tamang as Miss Best Walk, and Phulmaya Lama as Miss Confident. The event was choreographed by the renowned fashion choreographer and media personality Rojin Shakya.
Miss Tamang World is an international pageant that strives to promote Tamang culture, tradition, and talent in various fields such as art, literature, music, and more. The winner of the previous year’s pageant was Sang Doma Tamang from Syari, Sikkim, who became Miss Tamang World 2021. The 2022 pageant was a remarkable event that showcased the beauty and talent of the Tamang community and celebrated their rich cultural heritage.