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National Costume of Nepal designed for Miss Supranational 2021

The Nepal Weekly
August 10, 2021

The national costume has become an important symbol for any delegate representing an international Pageant. The national costume solely represents the country’s nationality, art, culture, tradition, craftsmanship, heritage, and many other elements that define the nation. In this context the National Costume of Miss Supranational Nepal Shimal Kanaujiya has recently been revealed. The lady is currently competing at Miss Supranational 2021 being organized in Poland.

The national costume of Miss Supranational Nepal Shimal is a Tribute to The Gurkhas, who are known to be fearless in combat, good-i heart, and to this day been renowned for their loyalty and professionalism. The dress is designed from the ceremonial dress of Gurkhas.

Hand embroidery and embellishment are done throughout the fabric and shoe to enhance the costume’s beauty. The famous curved knife signifies the bravery of Gurkhas which refers to, “Better to die than to be a coward”. Waving and flaunting the crimson flag on this international platform, this costume represents Nepal’s  eternal gratitude and tribute to the brave Gurkhas. The National costume has been the result of the creative brain and skillful hands of the designers’ team of the 15th graduated batch of Namuna College of Technology which includes  Arpana Sharma Dhakal, Asmita Rai, Dawa Jangbu Sherpa, Kalpana Bishwokarma, Meela Bajracharya, Ojaswi Paudyal, Rabina Manandhar, Samana Khatri, Samina Bajracharya, Samyami Adhikari, Srijana Karmakar, Sunena Tamrakar, Susata Adhikari and Sushma Chaudhary.