One of the biggest days of the year in beauty pageants world is finally here as arguably the most prestigious international pageant, Miss World, has its coronation night tonight. 117 delegates from around the world are all set to compete for the coveted crown tonight at MGM National Harbor in Maryland, United States. Among them is Asmi Shrestha representing Nepal in the 66th edition of the pageant.
Shrestha, 5’7″, had won the title of Miss Nepal 2016 earlier this year and had various training and workshops before she took the flight to United States to represent the Himalayan nation. The 23-year-old business graduate has already been grabbing all the attention as her Beauty With A Purpose project ‘Classroom & Beyond’ has made it to Top 5. One of the most important titles in Miss World, the winner of Beauty With A Purpose title too would be announced tonight during the finale.
Talking exclusively to NeoStuffs from Maryland, “I am extremely delighted that ‘Classroom and Beyond’ has made it to Top 5 of Beauty With A Purpose. We have all made it together and now I need more prayers and wishes from my people. I’m very excited for the finale and more especially because the winner of Beauty With A Purpose too will be announced in the event. BWAP is the heart and sould of Miss World and that is why it’s so important to me”, Shrestha said over phone. “I want to win for the people who have supported me so far throughout my journey. Everything I’ve been able to achieve here is because of my family, friends, mentors and well wishers.”
People in Nepal can watch the live event on ZEE TV, starting from 2:15 AM on Monday.
The video of her Beauty With A Purpose project:
Here are some of her updates from Miss World.