Miss Nepal 2017 contestants pose for a camera after winning titles, in kathmandu, on Friday, June 2, 2017. Photo: Naresh Shrestha

With the aim to conserve Nepali arts and cultures, and give a new and better way to explore intellectual and hidden talents of Nepali women, the Pearl Entertainment and Sinjau corporation in Japan have decided to organize Miss and Mrs Nepal 2018 on Feburary 18.

All the married and unmarried Nepali women living in Japan can participate in the contest. The participants are categorised into 15 groups. The first round of the selection will take place on February 1 while the final selection is said to be on February 18.

The selected participants then, would be trained on various subjects from Feb 3. The experts from Nepal and representatives from Nepali Representatives in Japan are going to be the judges team. And the winner, first and second-runner ups will get a cash prize along with the opportunity to model in a music video. This is a really good movement and initation that has started in Japan. Best wishes to all.