Nagaland: 14 contestants to vie for 1st Miss Hornbill International

Our Correspondent
Kohima | November 21

The grand finale of 1st Miss Hornbill International will take place on December 2 at Capital Cultural Hall, Kohima at 6:00 pm.

A total of 14 contestants will vie for the coveted title. The contestants includes; Bagmita Saikia (Assam), Babli Biswakarma (Arunachal Pradesh), Vezotolu Shijoh (Nagaland), Julie Zhimomi (Nagaland), Ajano Kithan (Nagaland), Puspita Murasing (Tripura), Eileen Mercy D Nongrum (Meghalaya), Isha Lalhriatrengi (Mizoram), Manila Dhakal (Nepal), Lunsola T(Nagaland), Rachel Rimeiaka Jyrwa (Meghalaya), Tanusa Gogoi (Arunachal Pradesh), Tojir Nyori (Arunachal Pradesh) and Eulaila A Malngiang (Meghalaya).

Temjen Imna Along, Minister Tourism and Higher Education will grace the grand finale as the special guest
Introductory and Sashing Ceremony of the Miss Hornbill International semi finalists is scheduled on November 24 at imagi.LAND Kisama, 3:00 pm with Maj. General Vikas Lakhera, IGAR (North) as the special guest.

Preliminary judging and Talent Round will be held on November 30.

Miss Hornbill International will win Rs 2 lakh while 1st and 2nd runner up will pocket Rs 1.50 lakh and Rs. 1 lakh respectively. Sub title winners will get Rs 15,000 each. It will comprises; Best National Custom, Best Evening Gown, Miss Ramp Walk, Miss Talented, Miss People's Choice, Miss Congeniality, Miss Perfect 10th (Direct entry to top 8th) and Miss Beautiful Smile.

The designers will includes; Keneisanuo Dzüvichü-Resort Wear Designer; Litoli Aye-Cocktail Wear Designer; Vila Pojar-Top 3 Evening Gown; George Mawblei-Resort Wear Designer; Rapborlang Lyngdoh Mawphlang-Cocktail Wearv Designer; Aso Tsurho-Cocktail Wear Designer and Vezotolu Vadeo and Shilpi Mishra-Resort Wear Designer

The show will be choreographed by Creative Director, Sanjeev Tamang and Directed by Dode Nakro, Founding Director Miss Hornbill International.

Tickets can be made available at Nagaland Coffee, D Cafe and Big Bite or can be contacted at official no. 9863698680
The event is managed and produced by Vogue Entertainment Nagaland, according to Ezhotou Keyho, Operational Head for Miss Hornbill International who is also the Femina Miss India Nagaland 2023.

The event is supported by Nagaland Tourism, Art and culture, Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency and Sericulture Department, Government of Nagaland.