Recentfusion.com—Pokhara: The training to the contestants of Miss Newa Pokhara 1137 has commenced in Pokhara on Wednesday.
Guardians and officials of the contest were at present during the commencement of the training that was kicked off on the occasion of Sri Panchami. According to event coordinator Shambhu Lal Shrestha, a total of 17 contestants from Newar community are taking part in the pageant which is going to be organized by Newa Khal Kaski. Contestants are to take 1.5 month long training related to personality development and Newari culture.
Sradha Shrestha, Barsha Shrestha, Simran Shrestha, Suman Shrestha, Kripa Shrestha, Sarishma Udas, Laxmi Shrestha, Sumitra Shrestha, Rashna Buddhacharya, Ansu Sakya, Sriya Shrestha, Aakriti Shrestha, Jyashmin Shrestha, Nikita Ligal, Prathana Dangol and Aayushma Shrestha are taking part in the pageant scheduled for March 11, 2017.
Newa Khala Kaski Chairman Ashok Palikhe said that the contest would be helpful on handing over the Newari culture to the new generation from old. According to him, the contest would be helpful on conserving the Newari Culture too.
Miss Newa 1137 Alisha Joshi, Newa Misa Pucha Kaski Chairman Santi Udas, event deputy coordinator Gajendraman Shrestha delivered their views during the program chaired by event coordinator Sambhu Lal Shrestha.