KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Garima Gyawali was crowned Miss Little Idol 2012 at an event on August 25 at Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi. Jophan Lama and Simran Khadka won the title of the 1st Runner Up and 2nd Runner Up, respectively. The 4th Miss Little Idol was organized by Action Entertainment Pvt Ltd.
50 contestants from 29 schools participated in Miss Little Idol 2012. The contestants, between the ages of 8 to 13 years, appeared nervous but managed to answer the judges’ questions.
There were nine judges, among who were Jayan Subba Manandhar, choreographer; Regina Upreti, actor and Hem Subedi, Senior Producer at Radio
Chedup Lama choreographed two dance routines for the event, one of which was performed by Nishma Ghimire from Cham Chami Season 2. In the Cultural Dress Round, the little contestants looked pretty in the cultural dresses they wore, representing various cultures from all over Nepal.
Miss Little Idol 2012 Garima Gyawali (C), 1st Runner Up Jophan Lama (L), and 2nd Runner Up Simran Khadka (R), waave at the crowd at Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi on August 25, 2012.
Garima also bagged the title of Miss Talent. The Talent Round was organized at DECC Hall, United World Trade Centre, Tripureshwor on August 18. After being crowned Miss Little Idol 2012, Garima won cash prize of Rs 15,000 and gift hampers.
Sharing her experiences, Dechen Lama, Miss Little Idol 2011, said, “I got a lot of opportunities through this competition. Now one of the most beautiful chapters of my life is closing here.”
The event was sponsored by Chaudhary Group while IEC School of Art and Fashion was the official dress designer and Neel David’s Saloon and Academy was the official hair dresser.