A celebration of African heritage and culture will be taking place in Hollywood this Saturday. The 4th Annual Ankara Festival and Fashion show is designed to showcase upcoming and established designers, who specialize in designs that incorporate traditional African prints. The Ankara Festival will serve as a platform to bridge the gap between Africans and Americas through fashion and music.
Host for the event is FELA on Broadway actor, Duain Richmond and actress and comedienne Yvonne Orji. Designer featuring at this event is Korto Momolu (Liberia); Afrique Expression (Nigeria); Dewan Apparel (Nigeria); Nice Trads (Nigeria); Nsaa House of Designs (Ghana); OYATO Designs (Nigeria); Solome Katongole (Uganda); Sumahrie Collections (Sierra Leone) and Tee Designs (Nigeria). There will be featured performances from Chibbz, Lola Savage, Naomi Wachira, Rahab, Stylzz and Titi Lo’Kei.
WHEN: Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 4pm-‐9pm
THE VENUE: Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA MISSION:
2013 Ambassadors: Lara Okunubi (Philanthropist), Monalisa Okojie (Celebrity Jeweler), Sammi Rotibi (Actor) EVENT SPONSORS: Arik Airlines, CURLS, Luxe Therapy, MUD Cosmetics, Paul Mitchell Sherman Oaks, Sweet Dreams Cakes n Things
EVENT PARTNERS: Primo Arts, Royal Dynamite, SPICE TV, TOMS, Twin of A Kind
EVENT EXHIBITORS: 1st Class Fashion Photography, Araali Designs, Kiki Lee, Klutch It, Patsie Girl
EVENT PRODUCERS: Mr. Peter “Lentini” Efezokhae (Founder & Creative Director) Mrs. Bimpe Efezokhae (Founder& Executive Director) Ms. Dunnie Onasanya (Special Events Producer & Public Relations) Mr. Demola Ogunnaike (Co-‐ Director)
To learn more about this event, visit http://ankarafestla.comSee Also: