Recentfusion.com—Pokhara: Baidam Tamang Samaj (BTS) is to organize a Lhosar Music Festival and Miss Tamang Pokhara beauty contest on the occasion of 2853 Sonam Losar in Pokhara on 21 January of 2017.
According to BTS Chairman Jack Tamang, a total of 12 contestants from Tamang community will vie for the crown in Pokhara City Hall. Srishti Lama, Anjali Lama, Aruna Lama, Sangita Tamang, Sita Tamang, Manju Tamang, Jita Lama, Rima Tamang, Malika Tamang, Jagan Kumari Tamang, Punam Tamang and Priya Tamang are participating in that contest.
Skill development of participants, conservation of Tamang costume and language as well as tradition are some of the motives of the contest, informed event coordinator Jessica Tamang. “It is not only a beauty contest but also is an effort of conserving culture and tradition.” she added.
According to event’s joint coordinator Jayanti Moktan, participants will get language, tradition and cultural related training before the contest will be choreographed by Srishti Senturi. The saving of the event will go for the under constructing Tamang Pagoda in Lakeside.