4th Annual Ankara Festival & African Fashion Show Los Angeles 2013 #EventsInLA

Sep 26, 2013 • Articles, EventsNo Comments

1239023_414117218692497_310587821_nA 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.

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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.com

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