Possibly one of the oldest beauty pageants held in the Northeast, Miss Nagaland has been held annually since 1989 in Nagaland. From 1991, the pageant has been organized by the Beauty and Aesthetics Society of Nagaland. Many past winners have gone on to participate and win in national level pageants as well.
Last year, Vilokali Zhimomi was declared the winner. Chuichang and Shenili Chishi were presented with the 1st runner up and 2nd runner up titles respectively.
This year, Miss Nagaland 2017 will be held on December 8 at RCEMPA, Jotsoma at 5 pm. 12 beautiful and talented girls have been chosen to compete in the finale. Currently, the girls are undergoing grooming sessions where they are being mentored by celebrity makeup artist, fashion choreographer and colour technician Johnny D’Ascoli, beauty experts from Avon and B Blunt, Dr V Khamo and Ela Susan.
Parliamentary Secretary, Department of Tourism, C Apok Jamir, will be the chief host while India Eastern Zone LIC zonal manager, K S Nagnyal will be the chief guest, reigning Miss Nagaland 2016 Vilokali Zhimomi will be the guest of honour and FBB Femina Miss India Nagaland 2017 Kaheli Chophy will be the special guest. The event will also feature performances by artistes including Mar (Polar Lights), Vitz, Pezet Newme, Vikhriezonuo Yore, Atsula, Zubeni Kikon and Chubatola Imsong.
Source: Nagaland Post
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