Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 1.4K If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share! Lawyer and Chief Executive officer of Africa Fashion Week London and Nigeria, Ronke Ademiluyi Ogunwusi, has said that African Fashion Week Brazil is organized to bridge the gap between African designers and Africans in the diaspora. Ronke Ademiluyi Ogunwusi She explained, fashion has been the platform to show where African design and its diversity stands out in the African diaspora. She noted that the cultural display, being a tourism boost to the nation, would take place in Brazil in May with the aim of projecting African pride. “Our main focus is to use fashion as an instrument of cultural sustainability and social change.” Ademiluyi Ogunwusi disclosed this in an interview, with the press in Lagos. “We are excited to announce that the Africa Fashion Week brand will be debuting in Brazil from May 25 to May 27 at the EXPO CENTRE NORTE-BRAZIL, SÃO PAULO/SP.” More Articles You Would Love #fGSTYLE: See All The Stunning African Print Looks That Has Empress Dictabee Ruling The Ghana Fashion Sphere Afrikanus @ Zimbabwe Fashion Week 2013 – Day 2 “For 12 years, our brand has consistently presented works of more than 1200 emerging and established designers to a global audience in London, one of the fashion capitals of the world.” she continued “AFWN, being one of the fashion pillars in Africa that fills the gap and brings African and non-African designers to limelight is moving to Brazil to extend the heritage,” Afro Brazilians in African attire According to the organizers, “The Fashion Week in Brazil is a tool to combat structural racism that still keeps the London and African Fashion Week Nigeria circuit.” The Africa Fashion Week trademark today is not owned by any entity. However, Ronke has managed to obtain that in Nigeria and London, all whilst trademarking the abbreviation AFWN and AFWL for the past 13 years. Africa fashion week Brazil is an expansion of Africa Fashion Week London and Nigeria. “It’s our first time of showcasing African designers in South America and our aim is to showcase about 25 designers. At the moment, we have designers from Nigeria, Tanzania, Cameroon, South Africa, Congo, the Caribbean, and Afro-Brazilian designers.” “We’ll be having important personalities as well as our partners in Brazil under the leadership of the Businesswoman, Silvana Saraiva“ she said. Ademiluyi-Ogunwusi, also cultural ambassador to Queen Moremi Ajasoro, noted that almost 90 million people of Yoruba ancestry live in Brazil and were deeply involved in the African Cultural promotion. “Accessibility, Inclusion, Diversity, and Sustainability are the themes for Africa fashion week Brazil,” she said. Rio de Janeiro – Mulheres marcham em Copacabana para celebrar dia da Mulher Negra Latino-americana e Caribenha durante a 3ª Marcha das Mulheres Negras no Centro do Mundo (Tânia Rêgo/Agência Brasil) Read More Like This On Outside Africa Events UPCOMING TOP EVENTS! VIEW ALL EVENTSDIRECTION COLLECTION: OUT NOW!Click HereFollow us on Instagram @FashionGHANA_com | Twitter: @fashionGHANA | Facebook: Fashionghana.com To Submit stories Email: [email protected] or HashTag #FashionGHANA Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail More For You Ghanaian Fashion Illustrator Awarded The First Graduate Award By The Fashion Trust U.S. Cape Town Fashion Week 2023 Kicks Off! Here Is What You Are Missing Egypt Set To Host Its 1st Ever Fashion Week In Cairo Dubbed “The... PICS: Ivoriens Show Up In Massive Numbers For The 16th Edition Of Afrik... See Highlights & Runway Shots From The Just Ended Africa Fashion Week Middle... VIDEO: Former Biden Official & LGBTQ Advocate ‘Has Not Returned Stolen Clothes’; Tanzanian... See Image Highlights Of ‘Scent of Africa’s’ First Anniversary Celebration Of The Eternal... VIDEO: Amputee Man With No Hands Goes Viral After Showing His Professional Tailoring... PICS: Nigerian Woman Celebrates Her Birthday With Dress Made Out Of Chicken Wings VIDEO: Lauren Haute Couture Gives Us A Sweet Taste Of Her Upcoming Collection... You must log in to post a comment.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.