December 8: Kasa fashion wear is organizing the Mt Everest Fashion Runway at Kala Patthar on January 25, 2020. The organizer said that the fashion show will set a new world record for being held at the highest altitude in the world.
The Mt Everest fashion show is a show organized by Kasa by using bio-degradable fabric of Nepal, reads a statement issued by the organiser.
According to the statement, 15 international models and five models from Nepal will walk on the ramp in the highest part of the world.
Asian Trekking is the trekking partner of Kasa for the event. According to Dawa Sherpa of Asian Trekking, organizing the event in the freezing cold of January is difficult but not impossible.
Kasa said Miss Universe Nepal 2018 Manita Devkota will lead the international models in the historic event.
According to the organizer, the international models from Italy, the Netherland, Finland, Poland, Nigeria, Mexico, Sri Lanka and India will reach Kathmandu on January 14.
Nepal Mediciti hospital will provide medical facilities to the team of 50 people including models and technicians.
“In case of any emergency during the trek, Nepal Mediciti has planned heli rescue for the team members,” the statement said.
RB Diamond Jewellers will showcase the Nepali art, culture and heritage on the highest ramp of the world.
“The fabric used in Mt Everest Fashion Runway is completely bio-degradable as the material is handmade and made up of felt and pashmina.”
The organizer intends to make eight episodes of the trek and broadcast it in USA, Canada and the Caribbean in mid-2020.
This, according to Kasa, will help promote tourism in Nepal during the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign.