“Naga Thali Challenge” eating competition and Cosplay Competition held
Dimapur, December 3: The Native Trax Society (NTS) organized the first ever “Naga Thali Challenge” Eating Competition on December 3 at Nagaland Bamboo Resource Centre, 6th Mile, Sovima, Chümoukedima. This event was held as part of the Hornbill Festival at Chümoukedima in collaboration with NBDA and Dept. of Tourism, Nagaland. The event is also supported by TaFMA, Techno Music India, Cinescope, Red box, Loreni Wardrobe, Myriad Branding (Branding Partner) & Hills FM (Radio Partner).
The “Naga Thali Challenge” Eating Competition on the theme ‘Dangerously Delicious’ is being held to promote and put the spotlight on our unique Naga cuisine to help boost tourism and present Nagaland as a unique destination.
The event witnessed 8 contestants pitted against one another in their bid to finish a huge ethnic Naga meal. It received a rousing support and appreciation from the crowd gathered at the venue.
Akhar emerged as the champion finishing the huge meal in a time of 13 minutes and 57 seconds and won a cash prize of Rs. 10,000.
The other event of the day was a Cosplay Competition in collaboration with Dimapur Anime Guild.
This event saw 10 cosplayers presenting their best costumes and performances of anime characters which was very much appreciated and applauded by those present, In the end Rongsenyala I Jamir cosplaying as Yuuko Ichihara walked away as the winner richer by Rs. 15000. (Page News Service)