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(Accra, 13 July 2013) -The organisers of Ghana Fashion & Design Week® (GFDW) are pleased to have the support of Global Media Partners re-enforcing its mission to take the industry to a global audience through the events platform’s activities this year, scheduled for 11-13 October 2013 in Accra, Ghana at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel. The Official Media Partners renowned for their role in covering various aspects of Fashion Media, Technology, Art, Culture and News includes: Shadders Africa, New African Woman Magazine – UK, Africa Daily Groupe /Africa Style Daily – USA, Raine Magazine USA, PANA Television, and Designing Africa TV – Kenya, will provide key support documenting the entire event activities to the international audience across their various platforms.
Shadders Africa stands as a leading online publication dedicated to showcasing the work of promising talents in Africa’s creative industry, luxury Africa, and everything in between from around the globe. The dynamic online media has become a world provenance for fashion media, an unbeatable source of talent and inspiration, whilst strongly embracing the concept of African fashion as all encompassing. Shadders has created a global readership through contents that transcends cultures and Lifestyle. Today, Shadders is one of Africa’s foremost Fashion and lifestyle site both in influence and readership.
NEW AFRICAN WOMAN MAGAZINE
New African Woman Magazine – a second time Media Partner of Ghana Fashion & Design Week, from the same publishing house that created the unrivalled New African and the award-winning African Business magazines, both of which have been going strong for over four decades, comes New African Woman magazine dedicated to the contemporary African woman. Features a variety of topics on lifestyle issues such as health, beauty and fashion as well as politics and empowerment for women. New African Woman has actively supported GFDW work towards the development of Ghana’s Fashion industry and beyond.
AFRICA DAILY GROUPE (ADG) / AFRICA STYLE DAILY (ASD)
Africa Daily Groupe – a network of twelve niche powerful media sites focused on thoughtful, thorough reportage on a myriad of topics concerning the continent, with a mission to cover Africa with passion, purpose and precision. Huffington Post columnist Zandile Blay is the brain behind this renowned media platform that puts African fashion & culture within a diaspora dialogue about art, music, politics and culture. For the second time round, Africa Daily Group (ADG) will be supporting Ghana Fashion & Design Week on its Africa Style Daily platform.
Raine Magazine – a unique four times a year lifestyle publication that fuses fashion, culture, and business into one. It’s the entrepreneur’s lifestyle in print as well as an indispensable resource to those wanting to be at the forefront of the rising names and brands in fashion, entertainment, culture and technology. As the go to resource for industry insiders for the next, the new and the must know, Raine brings captivating photography, exclusive stories and great finds to its reader both in print and in digital format. Raine both sponsors and hosts exclusive events throughout the year to an affluent, cultural, fashion forward, travel-loving, tech savvy audience.
Pana Television, one of the fastest growing Internet Television channel, with the foremost aim of providing a unique viewing experience keeps users engaged, inspired, and enlightened about all things African, and related to the continent. Launched in 2012, PanaTV.com has attracted more than110, 000 audience on Facebook with a reach of more than 25 million people, streaming the latest in African Films, Music, Fashion, News and Lifestyle programmes in one location.
DESIGNING AFRICA WITH DIANA OPOTI
Designing AFRICA with Diana Opoti is a visionary initiative dedicated to showcasing and supporting Africa’s leading entrepreneurs in fashion and creativity through a fresh lens across the continent.
TV Personality Diana Opoti, and renowned founder and producer of Designing AFRICA TV, speaks to leading African personalities shaping the fashion and culture scene across the continent and in the diaspora. The former series producer of MNET’s Mashariki Mix, mission is to empower the art of fashion, design and creativity through her lens, documenting detailed reports that focuses on the shapers of the design world in Africa.
HAUTE FASHION AFRICA
www.hautefashionafrica.com, a contemporary online platform representing the finest African Fashion designers. HauTeFashionAfrica.com is a web portal that features the works of African designers all around the world, exhibiting a taste for the culturally tempered with an appreciation of the varied degrees of influence by the west in today’s fashion.
HauTeFashionAfrica.com travels the world during Reputable Fashion Week in Fashion Capitals such as New York, London, Paris, South Africa & Lagos, scouting African Fashion Designers which are then shared on the portal with daily Fashion Show Reviews. Today it boasts the largest updated directory of African Fashion Designers and collections that are significant to the industry. It also serves as a Fashion Resource point and platform to introduce new talent to the industry in its weekly Who’s HauTe Interviews.
HauTeFashionAfrica.com and it’s Editors have been featured in different publications; print and online such as The New York Times, International Herald Tribune & True Love SA to name a few, and will continue it’s mission to celebrate and support African Fashion Designers.
Ghana Fashion & Design Week® is the most contemporary fashion showcase in Ghana with a vision to push international interest with the work of designer’s collections. Now entering its 2nd year, GFDW is an international resource for creative design talent and has been responsible for launching new and emerging designers to an international audience. Showcasing the work of numerous designers who have greatly benefited from this platform, GFDW is designed to bridge the gap between new talent and international exposure and is renowned for providing innovative platform for fashion media promotion. The event will incorporate outstanding display of fashion shows and a creative exhibition salon hub that gives fashion and creative businesses in Ghana and across the globe the opportunity to exhibit their collections, products and relative creative business services alongside the catwalk shows.
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