Vihuzo Kense of St. Joseph College, Jakhama was crowned Mr. Kohima 2022, season 3, organised by Meraki Entertainment in association with Ete coffee, powered by Excel logics at an event held at Jotsoma on November 9.
In a press release, Meraki Entertainment informed that the winner, Vihuzo Kense would get a direct entry to 12th edition mega mister Northeast, the biggest man hunt in the region. The title of Mr. Kohima was sponsored by Eduversity.
Lewang Wangsa of St. Joseph college, Jakhama and Chubanungba Imsong of Baptist College Kohima were named first and second runners up, respectively. The three winners received gifts and vouchers worth approximately Rs. 30, 000 and a chance to walk the ramp at Asa movi fashion show.
Miss Nagaland 2014, Miss Northeast jewel queen 2016, Veineinem Singson, assistant professor, Kohima College, Kohima, Dr. Theyie and managing director, Vogue Entertainment, Nagaland Dode Nakro were the judges of the event.
The pageant organizers were also judged for a series of sub-awards. Vihuzo Kense won the Mr. Popularity title; Leiwang Wangsa bagged the title of Mr. Multimedia while Kedouvi Ramai of St. Joseph College, Jakhama and Reuben Revii of Northfield Higher Secondary School won the titles of Best Ethnic Wear and Mr. Talented respectively.
15 contestants vied for the title and went through three rounds- ethnic wear, designer and formal round in the competition. Sanjeev Tamang groomed, mentored and choreographed the contestants with Ralan Patton as the contestant manager. The designer of the event was Neisa Riipero.
Various performances were presented in the grand finale by Abdon Mech and Akhriezo, Verie, Vipito and A&M girls. The event was hosted by Mengu Soukhrie and Wekunuo Sachu as the announcer.