Hidden Treasures Fanta Miss Nepal 2017, the 22nd annual Miss Nepal beauty pageant, was held on 2 June 2017 at Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu. Miss Nepal 2016 Asmi Shrestha crowned her successor Nikita Chandak as the new Miss Nepal World 2017 who will represent Nepal in the Miss World 2017.
At the same event, Roshni Khatri crowned her successor Rojina Shrestha as Miss Earth Nepal 2017 and Barsha Lekhi crowned her successor Niti Shah as Miss International Nepal 2017. In addition to those 3 titles, this year Miss Nepal has brought back the original title of Miss Nepal Asia Pacific 2017 to its fourth winner, making a Top 4 winners.
The winner of Miss Nepal 2017 will serve as the brand ambassador of popular drink Fanta and WWF Nepal for a year. In addition, she will receive $1,000 as prize for winning the title. The auditions of Miss Nepal were held in Dharan, Birgunj, Chitwan, Nepalgunj, Pokhara, Butwal and Kathmandu.
NTV and NTV PLUS broadcast the pageant live. Miss Nepal 2017 was also streamed live on M&S V Magazine’s official website.