Aarati Ghising was crowned Miss Bhutan US 2017 amidst completion of a beauty contest held by Himalayan Festivals USA from July 20-23 in Harrisburg, PA.
Susana Pradhan from North Carolina and Simian Basnet from Pennsylvania became first runner up and second runner up respectively, according to the organizers. There were 13 contestants from various states.
Nepalese artists like Priyanka Karki and Sugam Pokhrel were among some trainers and judges invited by the festival organizers.
“Himalayan Festival is complete family entertainments, which includes live performances, celebrity sequences, vibrant dances, live singing, sports activities, beauty pageants and much more,” a press statement issued by the festival organizer stated.
This was the fourth event in row. Previous contests were held in Texas (2014), Tennessee (2015) and Ohio (2016).
Video courtesy: Mazzako TV