The Pageant

The purpose of this show is to provide the younger generation a platform to showcase their talents and an opportunity to participate in something culturally enriching.

The Pageant consists of 3 main segments:

  • Indian Dress Competition
  • Evening Gown Competition
  • Talent Cometition

The five finalists are then selected to participate in the Question-Answer segment. The second runner-up and the first runner-up are announced. And Finally, the winner of the 2017 Miss India-DC Pageant is announced!

The Winner along with the first and second runners-up will go on to the National Pageant, held in NY, to compete against top girls from other states in the United States. The winner of the National Miss India Pageant, will go on to compete in the International pageant, where she will compete with winners from other country pageants!

Meet The 2015 Contestants

  • Kamya Khera

    Kamya Khera

    My hobbies include dancing and listening to music.TurquoiseIn the future, I plan to attend college in the fall of 2016. I would like to major in business.I woul ...
    Priyanka Bitra

    Priyanka Bitra

    I have a wide range of interests. The one thing people know me for is being a part of my school yearbook. I love designing spreads, taking photos, doing intervi ...
    Swetha Kovvuri

    Swetha Kovvuri

    I love acting. Last year I got selected into T.Schreiber acting school, which is one of the top acting schools in New York, played a leading female role in a sh ...
  • Vishaka Sundar

    Vishaka Sundar

    Photography, singing, dancing, sketching, writing, and learning languages.BlackI plan to pursue a career in the field of marketing and mass communication.I woul ...
    Siddhi Kodolikar

    Siddhi Kodolikar

    I absolutely love music; I play piano, guitar, and sing (Hindustani, and western music). I love reading, and I play soccer as well! I am extremely interested in ...
    Tanya Malik

    Tanya Malik

    My interests/hobbies include dancing, painting, traveling, playing sports, swimming, cooking, and photography.BlueCurrently I am in my 2nd year in college trans ...
  • Nicky Kondola

    Nicky Kondola

    I'm a multi-athlete. I enjoy playing lacrosse and basketball. Both of which I play for my school's team. I've been dancing since the age of 3. I started off as ...
    Pooja Patlolla

    Pooja Patlolla

    Singing and dancingWhiteI recently graduated from GMU and I'm currently working on diabetes research.My future plans are to go to medical school.It would give m ...
    Rithika Surineni

    Rithika Surineni

    Playing soccer, dancing, hanging out with friends, playing with little kids, traveling.RedI'm going to be a senior at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, VA.I w ...
  • Aishwarya Jaiswal

    Aishwarya Jaiswal

    I have been very passionate about dance since I was a little girl. I learned Bollywood, Classical (Kathak), Hip-Hop, and Jazz. With this experience I decided to ...
    Manasi Mehta

    Manasi Mehta

    I love to dance and draw.I love to travel and explore new cities and townsI love meeting new peopleI love being active and working outI love learning about new ...