About Us

About Miss Nepal Us

Miss Nepal US celebrates 10 Years!

Miss Nepal US (AKA Miss Nepal USA/मिस नेपाल अमेरिका) national pageant is not just a beauty pageant, but an avenue to promote Nepal’s beauty, culture, significance and support causes on an international platform. With the motto of ‘Empowering Youths, Promoting Culture’, the event also serve as a platform for all the participants to achieve their personal, professional and philanthropic goals with valuable interactions and experience of empowerment gained throughout the contest. Further, Miss Nepal US event celebrate the diverse culture of Nepalese American and crown intelligence, talent and beauty.

​The history of Miss Nepal US began 2011 in the City of New York where Sujita Basnet was crowned as the first Miss Nepal US whereas the second Miss Nepal US was held on August 2012 in Washington DC where Astha Shrestha won the prestigious title. The 3rd Saga of Miss Nepal US was organized in New York in August 2013 where Bartika Rai was crowned as 3rd Miss Nepal US and Miss Khusbu Mishra, from Ohio was crowned Miss Nepal US 2014 at the grand finale of the NRN Connect 4th Miss Nepal US beauty pageant held at Queens Theater in New York in August 2014. The 5th Miss Nepal US was won by Priyanka Thapaliya. The beauty pageant was held at the Concert Hall of NY Society of Ethical Culture, New York in August 2015. Dilasha Neupane won the crown of 6th Miss Nepal US (2018) held on August 19, 2018 in Texas, USA.​ Surabhi Khanal won the title of 7th Annual National Pageant, Miss Nepal US 2019 held on October 12, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA hosted by Nebraska Nepalese Society.

Miss Nepal US

Empowering Youths, Promoting Culture

Miss Nepal US is owned & operated by Miss Nepal US LLC. Founded by well known Nepalese American entrepreneur Mr. Amit Shah, Miss Nepal US (AKA Miss Nepal USA/मिस नेपाल अमेरिका) national pageant is not just a beauty pageant, but an avenue to promote Nepalese American’s beauty, culture, significance and support causes on an international platform. With the motto of ‘Empowering Youths, Promoting Culture’, the event also serve as a platform for all the participants to achieve their personal, professional and philanthropic goals with valuable interactions and experience of empowerment gained throughout the contest. Further, Miss Nepal US event celebrate the Nepalese American culture and crown intelligence, talent and beauty.

Organized by Event Planet Inc., USA with support of E Planet Pvt., Ltd, Nepal and many local organizations in USA, The history of Miss Nepal US began 2011 in the City of New York where Sujita Basnet was crowned as the first Miss Nepal US whereas the second Miss Nepal US was held on August 2012 in Washington DC where Astha Shrestha won the prestigious title. The 3rd Saga of Miss Nepal US was organized in New York in August 2013 where Bartika Rai was crowned as 3rd Miss Nepal US and Miss Khusbu Mishra, from Ohio was crowned Miss Nepal US 2014 at the grand finale of the NRN Connect 4th Miss Nepal US beauty pageant held at Queens Theater in New York in August 2014. The 5th Miss Nepal US was won by Priyanka Thapaliya. The beauty pageant was held at the Concert Hall of NY Society of Ethical Culture, New York in August 2015. Dilasha Neupane won the crown of 6th Miss Nepal US (2018) held on August 19, 2018 in Texas, USA. Surabhi Khanal won the title of 7th Annual National Pageant, Miss Nepal US 2019 held on October 12, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA hosted by Nebraska Nepalese Society.

With such massive public interest for the show, it wasn’t a surprise to receive quite a remarkable number of applicants interested to participate each year to compete for the coveted title of Miss Nepal US. Despite the limited resources to organize and manage, this event has been a grand success in terms of participation, performance and showcasing hundreds of talented young Nepalese Americans women on a global platform. Along with empowering youths and promoting Nepal, we were hugely successful in taking this event on global agenda by bringing and connecting local celebrities and dignitaries, who have achieved outstanding eminence in their life. Famous American media personalities and former CNN/FOX TV host Kiran Chetry, Hollywood Filmography and Sound Editor- James Simcik, Ambassador and Permanent Representative 

of Nepal to UN and now, Under Secretary of UN- H.E. Gyan Chandra Acharya, Miss New York 2013 and now, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, Miss New York US 2013 Stephanie Chemick, Miss Nepal 2002 and famous media personality Malvika Subba, International Runway Model/Actress- Myrtee Martinez, Fashion Designer Nikita Verma, Bhishwo Gautam & Shama Banu, Famous & National Award Winner Nepali Movie Director & Writer Suraj Subba (Nablo), Nepali Actress Malina Joshi- Sadia Salim, Miss Tibet (2011)- Tenzin Yangkyi were some of notable personalities who have been a part of this grand event.

Since the first edition, we have an outstanding number of media partners collaborating with us in the promotion and coverage of the event and because of enormous local and international media attention and coverage, millions of people around the world have been able to witness and watch this continuous saga of Miss Nepal US event since 2011. Miss Nepal US events and related news has been also been covered and broadcast in popular local as well as national media like Washington Post, New York Daily, The Replica, NepalNews.Com, USNepalOnline.com, Khashokhas Weekly, Vishwasandesh Weekly, Everest Times, Asia TV, ITV , Kantipur TV, White Himal TV, ABC TV, Himalayan TV, New 24 TV, Image Chanel, Terai TV as well as hundreds of others electronic and print medias.

Miss Nepal US event has also been officially endorsed and recognized by Commonwealth of Virginia- Governor Robert F. McDonnell (2012), New York State Governor- Andrew M. Cuomo (2013) Embassy of Nepal to USA- Ambassador Dr. Shankar P. Sharma (2012 and 2013) and Government of Nepal –Nepal Tourism Board (2012 and 2013).

Our Team

The Organizer

Miss Nepal US LLC is a business enterprise started by a team of young, creative, enthusiastic and dynamic media professionals with a sparkling stream of ideas. Our goal is to give each & every events a different meaning, identity and a vision with true professionalism to empower and promote youths through their culture, language, natural beauty and chart the roads of informative & entertaining events globally. Furthermore each year Miss Nepal US LLC partner with event related professionals and USA based local organization to successfully organised Miss Nepal US national pageant in different city/states of USA. 

Honory Chair

Dr. Binod Shah

Asst. Prof. Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, New York

Advisory Chair & Host

Kiran Chetry

TV Journalist
Former host, CNN & FOX TV

Member

Santosh Sapkota

Co-Founder / Chair-Eplanet Pvt. Ltd.

Founder & President

Amit Shah

founder@misnepalus.com