Fashion/Lifestyle

September 27, 2013

4th Annual Ankara Festival and African Fashion Show LA 2013

4th Annual Ankara Festival and African Fashion Show LA 2013

4th Annual Ankara Festival and African Fashion Show LA 2013

On Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 4pm-9pm, The Ankara Festival was designed to showcase upcoming and established designers who specialize in using traditional African fabrics and prints to create contemporary clothing in a fashion show.

The show Event Hosts are Duain Richmond (FELA! On Broadway) and Yvonne Orji (Actress and Comedienne), plus the  Featured Headlining Fashion Designer is Korto Momolu (Liberia & Project Runway, Season 5 & All Stars)Featured Fashion Designers: Afriq Expression (Nigeria); Dewan Apparel (Nigeria); Nice Trads (Nigeria); Nsaa House of Designs (Ghana); OYATO Designs (Nigeria); Solome Katongole (Uganda); Sumahrie Collections (Sierra Leone); Tee Designs (Nigeria)

Featured Performing Artists: Chibbz, Lola Savage, Naomi Wachira, Rahab, Stylzz, Titi Lo’Kei

THE VENUE: Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA

The mission is to enhance awareness about Africa’s rich culture in society. Ankara Festival Los Angeles is unique platform to bridge the gap between generations of the new Age African Africans and the western world through fashion and music. Through entertainment and various partnerships, this production aims to foster unity.

The 2013 Ambassadors for The Ankara Festival Lara Okunubi (Philanthropist), Monalisa Okojie (Celebrity Jeweler), Sammi Rotibi (Actor)

Event sponsors include Arik Airlines, CURLS, Luxe Therapy, MUD Cosmetics, Paul Mitchell Sherman Oaks, Sweet Dreams Cakes n Things. The event partners are Primo Arts, Royal Dynamite, SPICE TV, TOMS, Twin of A Kind

Exhibiting at the event would be  1st Class Fashion Photography, Araali Designs, Kiki Lee, Klutch It, Patsie Girl

The Ankara Festival is produced by Peter “Lentini” Efezokhae (Founder & Creative Director) Bimpe Efezokhae (Founder& Executive Director) Dunnie Onasanya (Special Events Producer & Public Relations) Demola Ogunnaike (Co- Director)

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