KATHMANDU, Sept 9: At the grand finale in Rastriya Nach Ghar, Jamal on Saturday, Process Karki and Khushboo Pradhan were titled The College Ambassador 2012.
The competition kicked off with the introduction round of the participants, followed by a performance by Rap Connect, a Hip Hop/Rap group.
The second round saw the best dress round in which the participants showcased their creativity and identity, donning from daura surwal to lakhey, three piece suits, dhaka gowns and typical Nepali bridal wears, all with a touch of Nepali fabric.
Sritina and Reshma danced to Hemant Rana’s ‘Laija Rey’ and 1974 AD’s ‘Parelima’ before the semi final round for which 12 contestants were shortlisted.
The contestants then went through a question answer round. Singer Astha B, Miss Nepal Earth 2012 Nagma Sherstha, Model and Choreographer Prashant Tamrakar, Pallavi Dhakal, Actor Nisha Adhikari and Karma were among the judges for the round.
Ethos band performed their songs like ‘Ankha Ma’, ‘Sustari’ and ‘Nakkali Maiya’ after which a B-Boying group from Nepal Dance Academy performed.
The six finalists were asked how they would promote literacy in Nepal on the occasion of International Literacy Day by Chief Guest Lion Biju Basnet from Lions Club of Kathmandu Arniko.
Osika Neupane was awarded the title of Most Talented and received a cash prize of Rs 10,000. Among 14, 853 likes that the participants received on Facebook, Shubha Acharya alone got 2, 636 likes and was titled Most Popular.
College Ambassador 2010 Pratul JB Rana and Sarmin Rauf gave their farewell speech and awarded this year’s winners concluding the program.