18 models for NE Supermodel Contest 2011

Dimapur, Oct 26 : The curtain raiser for NE Agri Expo ground, 4th Mile Dimapur on October 28 will be the 2nd North East Super Model Contest 2011 where 18 of the best models of the northeastern states including Sikkim would vie for the coveted title which is being supported by Department of Planning and Co-ordination, Government of Nagaland and co-sponsored by North Eastern Council (NEC).
The event has been organized to showcase the talent of beauty through competitions, diversified culture and unique clothing of the region, the contest is also powered with a view to give a purpose to the evening as the substance of the theme “Culture & Couture-Synchronizing Faces, Fashion and Feminism” itself depicts the harmony of indigenous and Mongolian features; combined with traditional and modern attires of the northeastern region while uniting for women empowerment.
The ladies will be groomed by resource persons on dinning etiquettes, beauty tips and outings which are also included in their itinerary during the following days before the d-day, it added.
The second NE Supermodel contest in Dimapur is being represented by three contestants each from Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, two representatives each from Mizoram and Assam and one representative each from Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura.
The contest which is being organized by Ethnic Group of Nagaland (EGoN) ensures a show that surpasses the normal beauty pageants. Opening act and the Formal round will be performed by Nise Meruno (Zowe Madrigal). Other celebrated artistes would include Mami Varte and Faith in Action Team. EGoN will also be introducing Opangtongdang (Mr. India Earth 2011-12) and Alino Sumi (Miss Dimapur 2011 runners-up). The overall show will be choreographed by Esther Jamir, Supermodel and show directed by Toshizen Lkr. Official designer for the event will be Kahuli Sumi.
Also, Miss Nagaland 2011, Miss Dimapur 2011 and 2009 would also make special appearances. Esteemed judges for the contest would be Ajay Bisht (Delhi), International Choreographer and Stylist), Lucy Sailo (Mizoram), Pioneer fashion designer of the Northeast, aAldous Mawlong (Meghalaya), MCS, director cum chairman of Shillong Fashion Society (SFS), Nishikanta Khoishnam (Manipur), convenor, Four Hopes (Miss Manipur) and Choreographer, and Rachael Among, Miss Nagaland 1992 and Miss East India 1995. This has been informed in a press note received here today.