7th Pan African Music Fashion Runway holds Dec 4 in Lagos
Organisers of Pan African Music Fashion Runway have announced that this year’s edition will hold on December 4, at Wheatbaker Lagos, with the theme ‘Renaissance: new beginnings, bridging the international divide.’
The Pan African Music Fashion Runway #MFR is a platform that celebrates Africa’s cultural heritage by blending contemporary Pan African designers, international runway models, cutting edge fashion with live music excellence.
One of the designers to be featured at the event is Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Arin.
Announcing the event at a press briefing in Lagos, NMO Management, Founders & producers of this event, which is the seventh edition stated that trailblazers and pioneers in the creative industry will also be recognized for their contribution.
Ngozi Omambala, NMO Managing Director/CEO, while speaking stated that the show will be virtual and physical with only invited guests allowed into the hall. All Covid protocols will be dully complied with.
She also added that the show will be streamed live on various social media platforms.
“We are proud to present Pan African 7th annual Music Fashion Runway #MFR Hybrid (Virtual/physical) Edition and Game Changer Africa Acknowledgement Award #GCAA at iconic #CovidCompliant Wheatbaker Lagos (Physical for invited guests only).
“It will be streamed live via social media – as was last year’s successful event – which opened the pioneering music and fashion platform to a global audience.
“The challenges and unprecedented nature of the 2020 pandemic is still (although to a lesser degree) apparent. This year’s 2021 hybrid edition (virtual/physical) strictly follows stipulated health protocols.
“Our priority is to produce in a safe environment, the first-class event of live music excellence, whilst showcasing Pan African fashion, established designers and international runway models.
“Our invaluable experience and hindsight give us the unique privilege to create and deliver an event without compromising on entertainment value.”
Omambala also revealed that for the first time in its history Music Fashion Runway, the management has selected two ambassadors in person of Kemi Amusan and Nelson Ogenekewe, both of who have risen to walk international runways and are also winners of Model of year Award 2020.
Past recipients of the Game Changer Africa Acknowledgement Awards include Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Kunle Afolayan, Lanre Da Silva, late Wale Aborderin, Guy Murray-Bruce, Helen Prest Ajayi, Ade Bakare and Maki OH.