Guwahati, 2nd Dec, 2012: When the ramp is set ablaze by stunning beauties, when talented designers churn out glamourous couture, when celebs group in to find who’s the best and when the air is filled with groovy fashion extravaganza, who would want to sit back at home?! Truly so, the galleria at ITA was thronged with audience as Pond’s Eclectic Model Hunt was by all means’the stellar’ show in the city.
The grand finale held in Pragjyoti, ITA, 2012, featured renowned personalities presiding as the jury. Internationally acclaimed designer Norden Wangdi of Aparna & Norden Wandi Fashion, Managing Director of the most popular news channel in the Northeast, DY 365, Dipannita Jaiswal, successful IT entrepreneur, founder and director of Web.Com Pvt. Ltd., Atreyee Borooah Thekedath, Chairman of Infovalley Educational & Research Pvt. Ltd., Sanjay Singh and CEO, Eastern Sentinel & Partner, Radio Ooo La La Arunachal Pradesh, Jarpum Gamlin.
Well that was not all… Featuring talented designers from north-east like Dhiraj Deka for traditional couture and Aparajita Das for jewellery, the evening was an exciting and glamourous affair. The fabulous night had fantastic performances from idols like Rewben Mashangva, the famous folk musician and singer from Manipur and Lou Majaw, renowned Khasi guitarist and singer.
20 girls from the Northeast waited with bated breaths as the judgement day prevailed. The competition has gotten tougher with new benchmarks each year… Groomed by experts in choreography, personality development, soft skills and fitness, the girls not only geared themselves up for the modelling industry but also became confident women, ready to face the world with elan.
Rudy D Marak from Shillong became the Pond’s Eclectic Super Model 2012 with Srutiparna Lahkar and Ankita Chakraborty from Guwahati making it as the 1st runners up and 2nd runners up respectively. Along with them there also were five subtitle winners- Mannar Borah from Guwahati won the Shabd Miss Golden Heart, Rudy D Marak again won the Sohum Miss Catwalk, Peenaz Ahmed from Guwahati won the IIFT Barbie Doll and Pond’s Miss Spotless Skin was won by Riya Goswami from Jorhat. Participants also get a chance to work with Prasad Bidappa and also work on modelling assignments with Norden Wangdi.
The event was organized by Tattva Creations Pvt.Ltd.). Title sponsor of the event being Pond’s, subtitle sponsors –Pond’s, Shabd, Saraighat Hyundai, Sohum Shoppe, and IIFT, Outdoor Partner Outreach, Radio Partner Red FM, Electronic Media Partner DY365, Venue Partner for Grooming Jettwings Institute of Airhostess Training & Management, Hospitality Partner- Hotel Gateway Grandeur, Photography Partner Studio Photogenic, Print Partners Fair Graphics, F&B partner–South Coast, Accessory Partner-Ayesha, Magazine Partner- Eclectic Northeast and Eclectic Vibes have collaborated to lend splendour to the occasion.
ABOUT THE ECLECTIC MODEL HUNT
The Eclectic Model Hunt is a signature annual beauty pageant, organized by Eclectic Publications, to encourage the aspiring young women of the Northeast to showcase their hidden talents. The pageant is a platform that grooms and moulds these women into confident young divas. With the huge success of the event last year, the Eclectic Model Hunt was back with a bang for the fifth time and held this year on December 2 at the Pragjyoti, ITA Centre, Machkhowa.
ABOUT THE ECLECTIC PUBLICATIONS
Eclectic Publications brings about two premiums monthly magazines-Eclectic Northeast and Eclectic Vibes. Based in Guwahati, the publications present a bold, independent & responsible perspective about Northeast India. The magazines are circulated across the entire northeastern region and have also forayed into Bangalore, Kolkata and Delhi markets. Eclectic Northeast is a current affairs and cultural magazine with a readership of over 2 lakhs. It’s also worth mention here that Eclectic Northeast only recently got rebranded from Eclectic Times in order to identify itself as the regional English magazine and connect directly with its people.
ABOUT TATTVA CREATIONS – Event organiser
Tattva Creations is an Integrated Marketing Services company giving complete solutions in the newest growing market – Northeast India. It specialises in offering compelling and rich end to-end communication and branding solutions to help promote organisations and captivate customers.