File photo of auditions of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East

Leading fashion and pageant event organizer, Mega Entertainment, has announced the audition dates for the 16th edition of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East and the 9th edition of Garnier Men Mega Mister North East.

Through these auditions, the pageant organizers will select 50 women and men from across the eight northeast states, who will vie for the coveted title of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2018 and Garnier Men Mega Mister North East 2018.

The first audition for the pageant will be held at Dibrugarh’s Kanoi College on June 1. Following this, the Mega Entertainment team will conduct auditions in Kokrajhar on June 3, Agartala on June 4, Itanagar on June 6, Shillong on June 8 and Guwahati on June 10. Auditions will be held from 11 am onwards at each venue.

Both the pageants are the brainchild of fashion entrepreneur Abhijit Singha who is the founder of Mega Entertainment. The shows will feature the most beautiful women and the most desirable men from across the eight northeast states, who will travel to Guwahati for the grand finale in the end of June.

“In the past 15 years, Mega Miss North East has established a strong foothold across northeast. Today, it is the most coveted beauty pageant of the region. Because of that, there has been a tremendous change in the quality of talent that we see at the auditions. The girls are so much more confident and prepared, as compared to the previous years,” said Abhijeet Singha, founder of Mega Entertainment.

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“Similarly, the contestants of Mega Mister North East start their fitness training for the pageant months in advance, and they are more confident with themselves. Now, as we march towards celebrating almost a decade of the pageant, the contestants will be in store for bigger surprises, better opportunities and the associations with many big names from the fashion and glamour industry,” he added.

The pageants will have strict pre-judging session during grooming sessions. The male contestants will be judged on their intelligence, fitness, personality and confidence. The female contestants will be judged on their poise, carriage, intelligence and beauty.

This year, Mega Entertainment, as a responsible entity of the community, has joined hands with the Assam State Biodiversity Board (ASBB) to raise social awareness regarding the significance of biodiversity. As a part of this initiative, awareness campaigns will be organized at various places rich in biodiversity, and the general public will be educated on the importance of preserving the same.

The Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2018 winner will get a prize package worth approximately Rs 7 lakhs, including the winning crown and sash of Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2018, a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, opportunity to become the face of Sunsilk’s print and outdoor campaigns etc.

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The winner of Garnier Men Mega Mister North East 2018 will get a prize package worth approximately Rs 5 lakh. It includes the official sash and trophy of Garnier Men Mega Mister North East 2018, a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh.

The prize package of both the pageants also includes fitness counselling and membership at Chisel Dighalipukhuri for a year, gift hamper from Rang De Basanti Urban Dhaba, portfolio shoot by leading fashion photographer Rahul Biswas, public relations and reputation management for the reigning term from Life’s Purple and digital celebrity management from One & Zero – The Marketing Trend.

Speaking about the prize package, Abhijeet Singha added, “Mega Entertainment makes it a mission to give our winners an international platform from where their dreams can take flight. The winners of both the pageants will be groomed and styled by professionals from across the fashion, media and digital world to make them completely industry ready.”

The winners will get professional representation and personal wardrobe styling by Mega Entertainment, which would guide them on how to carry themselves forward in the professional sphere. Besides, the top-3 winners in both male and female category get the opportunity to walk the ramp in various iconic fashion events of the region.

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