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Published On: February 24, 2020 07:25 PM NPT By: Republica

Nepal’s journey to Miss Universe 2020 halts

Nepal’s journey to Miss Universe 2020 halts

Photo Courtesy: The Hidden Treasure

Since 2017, Nepal began its journey to Miss Universe beauty pageant that continued for three consecutive years. However, this year Nepal won’t be participating in Miss Universe.

In a press meet organized by The Hidden Treasure (THT) at Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg on Monday, THT’s Director Subarna Chhetri disclosed that officials from Miss Universe pageant has not renewed THT’s contract, so Nepal could not compete in Miss Universe.  

He added, “It has just been two or three days that we received an email from Miss Universe pageant saying that they won’t extend our contract this year. When we asked about the extension of the contract, they replied that there was not any particular reason. And they also told us, this year they will be giving the contract to other countries, however, the door is not closed. They added that it’s always open, and they’d give it to us in the future.”

Meanwhile, THT announced the formal opening of the application form for The Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal Pageant-2020. The deadline for submission of the form is March 27.

It was informed that audition in eight different cities — Dhangadhi, Nepalgunj, Butwal, Pokhara, Chitwan, Birgunj, Dharan and Birtamode — will be conducted between March 8-24. The final audition will take place in Kathmandu on March 28.

According to THT, the participant’s age must not be less than 20 years old and more than 25 years old. Those candidates, who will get selected in the first round, will undergo extensive six-week training by the professionals and experts from the various professional fields.

The Grand finale is scheduled on May 15 at Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg.

 

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