India made its distinct mark by winning numerous coveted titles across the board, at the 11th Asia Model Festival in Suwon, South Korea.
A team comprising the best talent from around the country, India is proud to present the winners of Asia New Star Model Contest 2016:
Rishabh Bajaj – Asia Star Model
Jitesh Thakur – Asia Promising Talent
Ankush Kukreja – Face of Asia
Riddhi Kumar – DONGAN MISO Oriental Medical Clinic Award
Surabhi Nigam – Beauskin Award
Being the largest festival in the Asian fashion and beauty industry since it was incepted in 2006, Asia Model Festival witnessed an influx of talent from 25 Asian countries showcasing upto 125 models this year alone.
Sponsored by the ministry of culture, sports and tourism and the Korea tourism organization, it’s an International platform that focuses on bringing together the best talent from across Asia.
Badal Saboo, chairman of Face of India, along with Korea Model Association launched Face of India in 2015. Being its second season, Team India contested with models from various super powers of Asia and came out winning the most sought-after titles face of Asia.
Kicking off the glamorous event, the line-up comprised sub- category contests such as the “Asia New Star Model Contest,” “Asia Model Festival” and the “Asia Model Awards.”
“This year India bagged the title at the Asia Model Festival. It is unquestionably a moment of great pride for our country and it brings immense joy to see top Indian talent representing India at such a global platform. This pageant has surely brought the best of opportunities for contestants who can now foray into the International world of modeling using the right channels,” Saboo said.