4th ANNUAL ANKARA FESTIVAL & AFRICAN FASHION SHOW LA 2013 HIGHLIGHTS DIVERSITY OF AFRICAN ARTISTS & DESIGNERS

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On Saturday, September 28, 2013 from
4pm-9pm, The Ankara Festival is 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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