Entries Open For LAGOS FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK (LFDW) Young Creative Entrepreneur & Young Designer of the year Awards 2013

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Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) is now accepting applications for the Young Creative Entrepreneur (YCE) & Young Designer (YD) of the
year awards 2013. The YCE awards programme is unique in that it rewards the talent and initiative of young creative entrepreneurs from across the
creative fashion industry recognizing the central role they play in the development of a competitive and sustainable creative economy.
The winner of the Fashion award will be invited to take part in a tour of the industry in the UK which will take place in September 2013.
LFDW usually chooses between 10 – 12 young designers who are then trained in Master Classes by British Council for a week to enhance their design skills
towards their competition during Lagos Fashion & Design Week, where one designer will be crowned the Young Designer of the Year.
Past winners include Isoken Ogiemwonyi (CO – CEO of Retail Store, L’Espace) for the Young Creative
Entrepreneur Award and Josh Samuels for Young Designer of the Year Award.
The screening sessions for the awards will kick off in Port Harcourt on the 26th of August, Abuja on the 28th of August and end in Lagos on the 30th of
To enter please visit
http://www.LagosFashionAndDesignWeek.com for more details; prizes for the winners include:
* An LFDW Young Designer of The Year cash prize from MTN
* British Council facilitated networking
opportunities with creative entrepreneurs globally at London Fashion Week
* British Council facilitated Master classes. * Mentorship opportunities with leaders in the creative industry
* Retail opportunities with leading brands in the industry LFDW itself is is scheduled to take place from
October 23rd to 26th 2013.
Connect with LFDW:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheLFDW
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/LFDW_NG
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/LFDW_NG


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