The mega event was organized in collaboration with Beyond Imagination Event Management Company which has expertise in organizing events like conferences, seminars, exhibitions, branding & promotions, party planning services, road shows, laser shows, magical shows, award functions hosting etc.
Stating, ‘Model Hunt-2012’ an important platform for recognizing, nurturing and encouraging emerging talent of the aspiring youths, Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, said, "To diligently serve as a ‘Fashion Model’ for the concerned business entity and to introduce fresh talent from all over India, including the students of the various campuses of the FDDI to the fashion industry, the ‘Model Hunt-2012’ is being organized."
The auditions for the semi-final round of the event took place on 6th & 7th of April 2012 and consisted of various intensive rounds for selection.
Models were selected based on a host of parameters including poise, confidence, attitude, elegance and personality by a distinguished panel of judges.
Round one started with audition of the participants where the contestants rocked the ramp with their sizzling style in midst of high bass music, on 6th of April 2012 whereas the second round started with the entry of the contestants with their colorful & appealing costumes on 7th of April 2012.
The eminent jury members consisted of four designers namely Mr. Arun, Mr. Varun, Mr. Harvinder Singh & Mr. Milind.
The semi- finale had two major points to judge; Communication Skill & Confidence, so students had to give their introduction and then answer the questions asked by the eminent jury members, added Mr. Lakhara.
A total of 185 contestants participated in the event which included the students of the various campuses of the FDDI namely Noida, Fursatganj, Chennai, Kolkata, Chhindwara, Rohtak and Jodhpur.
Besides, the students of the various campuses of the FDDI, the aspiring youths of the various schools, college/institutions of Delhi & NCR participated in the event.
The participants were overwhelmed with enthusiasm as the event provided them with the most glamorous platform to prove their talent.
During the mega event, the students of the various programmes of the FDDI also displayed their design work/creation which attracted the contestants from outside and hence, they were interested to know more about the FDDI and the various programmes conducted by the Institute in the area of Retail, Fashion and Management.
The finale round of the event will be held on 5th of May 2012 at the auditorium of FDDI, Noida.
The main attraction of the mega event is the prizes decided for the finale winner which is also a boost for the participant. It is declared that the winner would get a portfolio worth Rs. 1.5 Lakh for his/her better career in this line and also a modeling assignment with Rs. 80,000/- for a year.