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Keziah Mero is Miss Kohima 2023

By EMN Updated: Nov 11, 2023 10:30 pm
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Keziah Mero (centre) flanked by , Tolika K Kishepu and Katienla Longchar.

KOHIMA — Eighteen-year-old Keziah Mero, was crowned Miss Kohima 2023 during an event held at De’Oriental Hotel in Kohima on Saturday. Tolika K Kishepu (19) was crowned 1st runner-up and Katienla Longchar (20) was crowned 2nd runner-up.

The event was organised by 4front management.

Mero hails from Pfutseromi village under Phek district and is currently pursuing her 12th standard from G. Rio School Kohima. She also bagged the Miss Talent subtitle and walked away with gift hampers worth INR 50,000 along with INR 20,000 makeover voucher from Beauty Within Salon. The first and second runner-up received gift hampers worth INR 40,000 and INR 30,000 along with INR 15,000 and INR 10,000 makeover voucher respectively.

 Kevilenuo Semou won the Miss Photogenic subtitle while, Tolika K Kishepu won the Best Ramp Walk subtitle. The subtitle winners were awarded with INR 5000 worth gift hampers.

4front management is a non-profitable organisation comprising of 4 members and is under the aegis of Agathos Society (former organisers of Miss Kohima).

The co-founder of the management, Theja Sekhose, said that the yearly celebration of Miss Kohima is completed with the search for beauty with knowledge.

 ‘The organisation placed auditions at various colleges including Sazolie College, Kohima Arts College, St. Joseph College Autonomous, Model Christian College and an open audition for the state capital at TS academy of design kohima,’ he informed.

Sekhose said, among many participants 7 girls were chosen, who experienced a day full of competition with judges, Dr. Amos Sekhose (Agathos society), Pelevinuo Rüpreo (Miss Kohima 2017) and Lipokzulu (General Secretary of Miss Nagaland, BASN).

The event was sponsored by Hotel De’Oriental Grand as hospitality partner, Nagaland Tribune as media partner, NPSC mentors as bouquet sponsors, TS Academy of Design as fashion partner, Akuovo Sekhose as decor partner and Beauty Within Salon as make up partner.

The other sponsors of the event were Talent Foresight, Neipfo Rio, Nunese Sale, Vemele Dawhuo, Rhozü Collection, Tsivi, NR Studio, The posh boutique, Centy J, Wangcha and Zholevolu D Rio.

Miss Kohima winner will get direct entry to Miss Nagaland 2023 scheduled to be held on December 8 at State Cultural Hall in Kohima.

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By EMN Updated: Nov 11, 2023 10:30:43 pm
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