It's time of Africa Fashion Week

The ARISE Africa Fashion Week will be held in Johannesburg (South Africa) from the 12 to 20 June 2009.

The event is sponsored by the monthly magazine Arise, a publication launched in February 2009 to promote African achievement in fashion, music, culture, business and politics.

According to a press release published by African Fashion International (AFI) on allafrica.com, Nduka Obaigbena, group chairman and editor-in-chief of ARISE, said “ARISE recently presented the African Fashion Collective at New York Fashion Week. The partnership with African Fashion International (AFI) is a continued celebration of African achievement and an extension of our commitment to recognize and showcase the very best of African creative talent. I firmly believe that ARISE Africa Fashion Week will attract an international audience and markets beyond the global African Diaspora. The world’s eyes will be firmly focused on Joburg”.

 

Sources: allafrica.com, africanfashioninternational.com, arisemagazine.net,

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