Tilak Niroula, NH
Bimla Siwakoti won the title of Miss Bhutan US 2016 defeating nine other contestants at the beauty pageant’s grand finale held in Cleveland, Ohio last Saturday.
The winner was also awarded a cash prize of $ 1200 with gift hampers from Bless Threading and Beauty Spa and AAHA production, Texas. First runner up and second runner up were awarded with cash $ 800 and $500 respectively with gift hampers.
Priyanka Karki, a versatile Nepali actress, did choreography and trained the contestant of Miss Bhutan USA. Numa Limbu, Miss Bhutan USA 2015 crowned Bimla for winning the title of Miss Bhutan USA 2016. She also Personality and Best Skin subtitle. Sunita Gurung won Miss Photogenic subtitle and a first runners up whereas Sita Rai won Miss Talent subtitle with second runners up respectively.
Sumeet Sigdel, Arjun Subedi, Aastha Raut, Aaryan Adhikari, and Kali Prasad Baskota served as panel of judge.
The pageant was organized by The Himalayan Festival USA at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cleveland.
Meanwhile, Bimla Siwakoti responded to our questions in an email interview about her winning the title. See the interview.