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Organisers: Fashion Society Shillong (FSS).
The Miss Shillong beauty pageant was established in 1987-88 and is one of the oldest beauty pageants in north east India.
Miss Shillong 2006
Miss Shillong 2006 Kyntiewlin Rapthap
Miss Shillong 2009
Organisers: The Fashion Society of Shillong in collaboration with the Department of Tourism
Venue: U Soso Tham Auditorium.
Miss Shillong 2009: Welbina Richil Marak first runners up: Nivedita Nimesh second runner up: Meena Jyala.
Miss Shillong 2011
Miss Shillong 2011 Rudy Marak
Rudy went on to win the Eclectic Model Hunt 2012
Miss Shillong 2012
That evening in October…
Venue: State Central Library
Date: 27 Oct, 2012
Miss Shillong 2012 Donna Wanda Mary Khyriem
first runner-up Beauty Mourn Synnah
second runner-up Pallavi Dey
Miss Shillong 2013
That October evening...
Venue U Soso Tham auditorium
Date October 19, 2013
In 2013, Oh Meghalaya had ruefully noted, ‘The Miss Shillong beauty pageant this time saw fewer crowds compared to earlier years when the auditorium used to be jam packed with people waiting outside to get a chance to have a glimpse of the show. The agitations that have rocked Meghalaya must have taken a toll on the Miss Shillong beauty contest too.’
Miss Shillong: the crown and Rs One lakh,
First runner up Rs 50,000
Second runner-up Rs 30,000
All three got gift hampers.
Miss Shillong 2013: Suman Lyngdoh (born 1989). Suman Lyngdoh is a fashion designer. On Oct 19 she bagged as many as five sub titles.
First runner-up Sneha Biswas,
Second runner-up Vandana Borkataki..
Third runner up: Ibapynkmenlang Lyngdoh.
Queen of Hearts, Miss Catwalk, Miss Spontaneity, Miss Poise and Best Traditional Attires: Suman Lyngdoh
Miss Role Model and Miss Personality– Crystal Saxena,
Sparkling Eyes and Silky Skin – Sneha Biswas,
Photogenic – Ibapynkmenlang Lyngdoh,
Dazzling Smile – Sara Mynsong,
Beautiful Hair – Nenem Sauntak.