Zen Asia Foundation known for bringing hidden talents from various parts of the country for many years has once again in the limelight for same good reason. The Zen Asia Foundation – Face of The Year 2018 and Designer of the year 2018 organised first round of their talent hunt.
The first round of auditions was held at Take It Easy Lounge in Andheri west, Mumbai. There were 31 beautiful contestants participated in the mega event. Yogen Shah – Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner, Geeta Thorat celebrity fashion designer, Simon Davidson International Grooming Personality were the jurist for the contest.
Many participant from tier II and tier III cities came forward to be part of the contest. The event became a talk of the town.
Next audition of Zen Asia Foundation – Face of The Year 2018 would be held at Nagpur in the month of July, 2018. Similarly grand finale would be held on October 3rd, 2018 in prestigious St. Andrews Auditorium at Bandra, Mumbai.
It maybe noted that all contestants participating in selection process appear through social media platform. It is a transparent move where anyone can be a part of the event. There are no mediators and are selected purely on merit directly without taking any help from model coordinator or others.
The Zen Asia Foundation organizing these events since 1997. The objective of Zen Asia Foundation is to create a right podium for Indian talents who are deprived of right opportunity and platform to showcase their skills in the fashion domain, beauty and get recognized by the glamour industry. There were total 64 candidates enrolled to participate in the event but after scrutinising 31 participants were selected for the first round.
Chatursingh Khalsa-Founder of Zen Asia Foundation strongly believes that India has a great potential as far as talents are concerned. But there are inadequate platforms available where they can showcase their talents. We at Zen Asia Foundation fill the gap, offer them a great platform where talents from tier II and III cities of India showcase their aptitude.
Chatursingh Khalsa says “The contestants who have participated in last couple of years are on the top and are shining in various platforms. Geeta Thorat, who is a jury member in this year contest, walked the ramp of Zen Asia Foundation in year 2005. Now she is a name synonymus in fashion industry. She is a leading celebrity fashion designer of the country. Similarly there are many contestants from Zen Asia Foundation, who are dominating film and fashion industry”.
During the event return gifts were provided by Olivia and Over. Other supporters include NIIFD and PIFT, Bitoo Jha, Ridhi Naga, Sheino, Beatrix, Espelho, and other media house. Mumbai Messenger Newspaper is media partner of the event.
Author: Sitaram Mewati
Award winning journalist