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Note of Appreciation AFWA2014
The phenomenal success of Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA) is a reflection of the ever-increasing dedication and enthusiasm our core team displays on a continual basis.
I would like to personally thank Mr. Ramsey Nouah, Director of RAMSEY FILMS, CarolienTer Linden of PassarellaModa and Gracie Opulanza of Men Style Fashion for your recent contribution of time to the AFWA event. This event would not have been of such success without your involvement.
We have successfully accomplished the maiden edition of Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam and we could not have done it without you! The Production Manger, AcikAydin and Coordinator RietoeBoedjarath, Floor Manager Nicky Ruisch, Project-assistant NinonLeeflang and the Pr and Buyers Relation managerJeyintiSlagveer, Gülsen Can, and ArzuBozdag.
I appreciate your gift of time, energy and enthusiastic support. Not forgetting our HOS & Graphic designer who joined last minute Josephine Afia, Mr Benito Akrozie of Moki Media and our acquisition colleagues George Duncan, FokkeSemplonius and Chichi Nwosu.
Volunteers do not only have the time, they have the heart. I would like to take this opportunity to say a heartfelt "Thank You!" to all the 150+ volunteers both back and front stage;- Rahila Abdul, LuizeFlorea, KristelTawia, AkshiSakhuja, Katya Blagoveschenskaya, KhadyPostma, Hellen Sind, Jermaine Aroma, JhamairaChamel, FerdinaFlorentina, Leon Fuller, Margery Bron, Anoes Noes, An Noenah, Graciela Jones, Faith Mutepa, Nguyen Tra My (Emily), SaidaAbaline, JeyintiSlagveer, DewiKanhai, Gloria Jones, Nancy Asaah, Induella, Sondrejoe, Ashley Ouko, Faith Mutepa, HaddyCamara, Rebecca, NatasjaDiks-bakarbessyShakyba (Sallar make up) My apologies for the names that have been left out, just email us and we'll update our system.
A heartfelt appreciation to all the enthusiastic models;- MiryamIschers, Denise Edwards, Roy van Houtum, VerenaVermeulen, QusayAlobaidi, PanjuaSarour, Shanice D, Anne-Miek van houtum, DjamelZair, Kimberly Meriana, Maikey Evers, Nadine Makhanlal, Cathleen Opmeer, Thomas van Grinsven, Mik van Toorenburg, Fatima MashondaGuebre, MarviëllaMeursing, PorchiaAzeiku, AzjebMierghani, YaraHendriks, VarusaMisidjan, Janice Wildenburg, Else Jeffrey, Bjorn Rommens, Stephanie Omogun, Allison Augustus, Joyce Buining, AdamaJobe, Rebecca Nainggolan, Leila O Aigbedion, CherelvaMenig, Amorzinha Da Costa, Michael Glenn, MariskaWesterhuis, Tania Monteiro, DeliahIpupa ...
Music & Dance
Besides the colorful and inspiring fashion shows of the first edition of Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam, the public could also enjoy musical performances by MISS BESS, dance and urban music sensation PETIT Bagaza and NABIL NABSTAR. A hand of applause to you all.
Thanks to all our supportive sponsors:- World Fashion Centre, Julian's Luxury, RAMSEY FILMS, Diana Tambe Foundation, RijswijkseInterieur Service (RIS BV), IEvents& Productions, Elite Beauty, ERICA Kruiderijen, Moki Media, The African Bulletin, The Voice Magazine, Iroko Heritage, SoulHour TV, Follow Ghana, Colourful Radio, ABINA African Entertainment...
And last but not the least, a big thanks to all our visitors and all the Press houses & bloggers who took the time to publish more than 60 articles about the Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam. You are appreciated!
I look forward to working with you all again next edition in 2015.
Miss Diana Tambe
Founder and Executive Director