Since the inception in 2010, UNAE (United Nepalese Arts & Entertainment) has created the ultimate branded event, and have produced many youth talents and role models to promote Nepal, and Nepalese culture abroad and as well as to supports charity activities in Nepal and Australia.
Mr & Miss Nepal Australia, a beauty pageant that is purely dedicated to cause, was started in 2011, continued in 2012, Nepalese Australian IDOL in 2013, MMNA 2014. 2015 was our mourning year for us due to an earthquake, hence we postponed MMNA2015.
Journey of Mr & Miss Nepal Oceania 2016 began in January 2016, with the hunt for the participants around Australia, and this time we reached out to New Zealand as well. Selected 18 contestants after successful audition for more than 40 contestants from Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra and New Zealand.
After intense training, talent round was held on 13th August 2016 at Third Eye Bar and Bistro, where team decided Mr & Miss talents for Mr & Miss Oceania 2016. Grand finale was held on Saturday 20th August 2016, where 18 contestants competed for prestigious titles in-front of over 450 crowds.
A program started off with a welcome speech by UNAE’s managing director, Mr Shamim Anwar, and then contestants wowed the audiences with their introduction round followed by the various cultural performances by UNAE artists. Q & A round took place, where top five were selected.
Mr Tenzin Tsetan Bhutia one of the finest designer from Nepal has designed all our contestant’s elegant evening gowns as well as Miss Nepal World Asmi’s Gown for the night which brighten our event more. Everyone was glued to the stage when our beautiful 9 female contestants were walking in Tenzin’s design.
Miss Asmi Shrestha –Miss Nepal World 2016 was looking sophisticated and cat walking in a true Nepali Spirit. Bravo Asmi !! She also managed to give her speech on her project about child education which made us proud.
Mokshada Silwal(Nepalese Australian Idol-2013 winner) launched her cd Cover on the night and captured audience’s mind by her melodious voice.
Previous winners Mr Dharmaraj Adhikari(MMNA 2011-winner), Reecha Dhital(MMNA 2011-winner), Niraj Sharma(MMNA 2012), Deepashree Shah(MMNA 2012-winner) and Anupam Kiran(MMNA 2014-winner) also actively got involved to make this Mega Event a success.
Mr Mingmar Tamang – Our proud representative from Nepal, who coordinated all the guests, designs & printing that made this event possible.
Prestigious fashion show was showcased by J and G Collection which was choreographed by Miss Archana Karki. She had also modelled along 7 supermodels. Jyoti and Geeta’s collection was a highlighted collection ever compare to our previous collections.
Our dancers gave their heart and soul to this programme. A huge pat on the back goes to our amazing choreographers Mrs Sharada Limbu Pun, Ms Sony Sauden and Mr Bhim Shamsher Gurung.
The entire programme was choreographed by Tekendra Limbu and Sunita Limbu Kharel.
And, finally program ended with thank you speech by UNAE’s chairperson Mrs Bhoma Devi Limbu and winners announced.
Thanks giving dinner was held on 21st August 2016 at Third Eye Bar & Bistro to thank all our contestants, sponsors, and volunteers.
- Mr Nepal Oceania 2016/ Mr UNAE/ Mr Cyber: Pramej Shrestha (NSW)
- 1st Runner Up: Manzil Niroula (NSW)
- 2nd Runner Up/Best Costume
- Male: Sanjay Parajuli ( QLD)
- Mr Talent : Aashish Bhurtel(NZ)
- Mr Photogenic: Ashim Shrestha(NSW)
- Mr Catwalk: Upendra Aryal (NSW)
- Miss Nepal Oceania 2016/ Miss Cyber: Rusha Rakhi Baral (NSW)
- 1st Runner Up/Miss Photogenic: Roshana Pokharel (QLD)
- 2nd Runner Up: Richa Thapa (NZ)
- Miss UNAE: Prekshya Adhikari(NSW)
- Miss Talent: Anuja Sharma(NSW)
- Best Costume Female: Reeju Khadka (NSW)
- Miss Catwalk: Sami Shrestha (NSW)
Mr Gopal Kakshapati (Chairperson of Hidden Treasure), Mr Aaryan Sigdel (Nepal’s Actor), Mr Tonnou Ghothane (Community leader and lawyer from Melbourne), Ms Sav Perera (Designer/Director of Miss Sri Lanka), MsVictoria Bollonia(Famous Australian Singer), Ms Sunny Turner(Miss Teen Galaxy Australia), Ms Julijana Nikolis(winner of face of beauty international Australian 2015
DANCERS & CHOREOGRAPHERS: Shilu Limbu, Dibya Subba, Deepa Bhattarai, Kamana Limbu, Sujita Shrestha, Sandhya Budathoki, Sharada Limbu (Choreographer/Dancer), Bhim Shamsher Gurung (Choreographer/Dancer) Saraswati Lama, Sanita Lama, Kabita Acharya, Ajay Giri, Babind Limbu, Biyan Limbu, Reetu Ale (Choreographer/Dancer), Janam Limbu, Sudip Sauden, Sony Sauden (Choreographer/Dancer)
TRAINERS: Tekendra Limbu, Sunita Limbu Kharel, Asmit Acharya, Dharmaraj Adhikari, Sudip Sauden, Reecha Dhital, Bhim shamsher Gurung (Trainer/Choreographer/Dancer/MC), Bhimsen Gurung (Trainer)
MCs Bhim Shamser Gurung, Pabitra Limbu Ghale, Ujjwal Subedi, Rajani Pant, Asmit Acharya, Dharmaraj Adhikari
FASHION SHOW CATWALK MODELS: Archana Karki, Arati Kharel, Nikisha Dahal Karki, Jigyasha Basnet, Anshika Sharma, Dina Subba, Suchitra Acharya, Alina Shrestha
HAIR STYLIST Bhimsen Gurung (Official Hairstylist)
MAKEUP ARTISTS Rekha Karki, Sabba Anwar, Daya Thapa, Barsha Shrestha, Bibina Joshi
VOLUNTEERS: Bhim Raj Subba, Biyan Limbu, Janam Limbu, Bhim Limbu, Bhim Sanba, Apekchhya Rai, Sangita Rai, Swaroop Rai, Gautam Moktan, Anup Tandukar, Aarti Sitaula
AUDIO/VISUAL: Prakash Niglekhu, Desi Entertainment(Dimple)
PHOTOGRAPHERS: Satish Shrestha, Trijan Bajracharya, Bibek Singh Deuja
TITLE SPONSOR: Innovative Associates (Dila Kharel)
STAR PARTNER: Mutual Homes
PLATINUM SPONSORS: Catmandu Finance, Opal Consulting Pty. Ltd as visa partner. Hamro Institute of Business Technology (HIBT), Billu’s Finest Indian Restaurants & Catering
GOLD SPONSORS: Nepmart, Yeti Homes, Angel Movies, RB Diamonds, Third Eye Bar & Bistro, 4corners NZ, ALP Entertainments, Pacific Hospitality & Culinary Academy, Bomzan Automotive, S & S Business Services & Accountings, Nepal Jewelers, Gateway Educations
MEDIA PARTNERS: Nepali vision Australia, NRN Hub, Nepali Patra, Lexlimbu.com, MNTV, Lahuri TV, Seto Pati Nepal New Australia, Nepali Times Thank you! UNAE Team
UNAE Nepal CoOrdinator: Mr Mingmar Tamang
UNAE New Zealand CoOrdinator : Mr Raj Bista
Visa Partner: Bibek Thapa, Opal Consulting Pty Ltd.
Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT), TWGG Visa & Migration,RB Diamond, Hamro Institutes of Business Technology, Compass Travels, Catmandu Finance, Dhirendra Thapa, Swotantra Pratap Shah, Juris Australia Lawyers, PremSapkota, Kchahiyo Bazaar, Innovative Associates, Yeti Travels, DKP Online,Mandala Consultancy, Oceana Education Solution, Dinesh Pokharel, Nepcoms,Pokharel & Associates, S and S Accounting, Third Eye Bar N Bistro, Jai HoInstyle Saree, Himalayan Chargrill, 4Nations International.
Nepali Times, Plus977, Nepali Patra, Nepali Vision, Nepali News,Himalayan Radio, Nepali Sanchar Radio Melbourne, Nepali Directory, Online Chautari News, Namaste Nepal News, DKP Online, Missosology Nepal, Desi Online.
Fahion Designer: Shama Banu
Fashion Show Choreographer: Tekendra Limbu
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