3rd Annual Face of Africa Pageant showcases Cultural Art, Beauty & Awareness

3rd Annual Face of Africa Pageant  showcases Cultural Art, Beauty & Awareness 
Arlington, TX— For many Africans in Diaspora, there is a constant struggle to maintain the beauty and essence of  their history and cultural, while embracing their western world  lifestyle and day to day experiences as American citizens.
However, the Face of  Africa pageant has created a platform that allows its patrons to be able to do both seamlessly.
 Now in its 3rd year, Face of Africa (FOA) pageant, has heightened awareness of  African culture and celebrates how African heritage positively influences the dual heritage of second generation Africans in America.
Face of  Africa USA will be hosting 3 days of  events leading up to the”3rd  Annual Face of Africa Pageant ”. The events will be held  July 10th-13th in Arlington, TX, and will feature a Welcome Dinner, a Preliminary Judging Presentation ,Fashion Show and several after parties. The “3rd  Annual Face of Africa Pageant ” will be held July 13, 2013, at the Rosebud Theater at the prestigious University of Texas at Arlington.
On July 11th, Face of Africa USA will host the Preliminary Judging Presentation
at the  Admiral Hotel in Arlington, TX. This private event will be held exclusively for  sponsors, VIP guest and media partners. During this event, each contestant will present their platforms in a 2-3 minute presentation to the judges. Food & Drinks will be provided during this intimate setting which promises to be a spectacular affair.
Additional  pre- event attractions include the Vogue to Africa Fashion Show, presented by FOA, at the Admiral Hotel in Arlington, TX on July 12th.The event, which is a Fundraiser for the Face of Africa USA Scholarship,  will be held from 8pm-12am and will feature eccentric African fashions and some of the hottest African Fashion Designers. This event will highlight national and international guest designers including Kenya’s own Zeddie Lokey ( Blackbird Jeans),St. Frimpong from Chicago, Third World, and Nana O Couture who will be showcasing their collections for a good cause. Gourmet food fare will be provided as well as an exclusive opportunity for event attendees to meet all of the 2013 pageant contestants.
The Face of Africa pageant has attracted the participation of  Africans from over 20 countries , as well as people from every ethnicity and demographic group around the world.
The 2013 Face of Africa USA Pageant includes 15 contestants from various countries in Africa competing for the title of Mr. & Mrs. Face Of Africa USA 2013. FOA is the first national co-ed pageant, and the winners of last year’s competition were from the countries of South Sudan and Ghana.
The 3rd Annual FOA Pageant promises  a night of culture, fashion, talent, beauty, and fierce competition as well as performances by some of the hottest local artists, drummers and singers. FOA is featuring a new segment this year called Faces of Change where each week, people are spotlighted doing positive things in the community on the FOA website. All honorees are then voted on by fans and the recipient will be awarded at this year’s pageant with the first Faces of Change Award. The  iconic presenter of this award will be the previous UN Ambassador of Vanuatu, former film maker and Celebrity Entertainment lawyer Mr. Robert Van Lierop.
 Tickets are  $25 and include free  food at the VIP reception and Pageant. Combo tickets are $35 and  include VIP reception, pageant and after party . $15 entry tickets will be available for children 12 and under at the box office the day of the event. Tickets are available for purchase at http://2013foausapageant-efbevent.eventbrite.com.
“We are beyond excited about this year’s event” said CEO/ Event Creator, Nana S. Osei. Face Of Africa is providing a platform forawareness of  African culture and its roots, values. We are creating an environment where young men and women have the opportunity to better themselves by finding issues they feel strongly about in the community and giving back. “
For more information about Face of Africa U.S.A (FOA) , please visit

www.faceofafricausa.com , call 903.689.3318  or e-mail Nanao.mfa@gmail.com

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