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The 13th Annual Ankara Fashion and Music Festival is presented by Peter Lentini in Los Angeles, With Wande Coal and Yemi Alade as the stars

Labor Day Weekend, September 2-4, is the largest African cultural festival in the United States, and will once again feature African fashion designers and musicians.

The 13th Annual Ankara Fashion & Music Festival Los Angeles will bring together some of Africa’s best performers for Labor Day weekend, bringing the style and performances of top musicians (AFLA) to the heat.

Nigerian actor and comedian and host of the three-day event Sayi Brown showcases works of art, African fashion designers, live performances and musicians representing some of the continent’s greatest cultural exports To do.

The largest gathering of African culture in the United States is the Ankara Fashion & Music Festival Los Angeles.

This year’s event is packed with musicians, artists, actors, dignitaries, fashion designers and entertainers with African roots.
1. Yemi Alade (Afrobeat singer, songwriter, actress)
2. Wande Coal (Afrobeat singer-songwriter)
3. Titi Rokey (Afrobeat music artist)
4. Nola Ade (Nigerian-American Music Artist)
5. Nadia Mukami (Kenyan music artist)
6. Ada King (Afropop artist)
7. Supermodel Nyakim Gatwek (“Queen of Darkness” AFLA Red Carpet Host)
8. Njeri Karago (Kenyan Consulate)
9. Mame Mbaye (Senegalese Consulate)
10. Robert Sisinga Jr. (Zambian Consulate)
11. Sally Leihana (South African Consulate)
12. Grant Arthur Gochin (Honorary Consul of Togo)

Famous Afrobeat DJ Peter Lentini, who grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, formed AFLA. Lentini is his story of self-made American success for the past 15 years, providing a variety of entertainment through event productions and concerts featuring African performers from around the world.

Ankara Fashion & Music Festival Los Angeles was founded by Lentini to promote entrepreneurship by increasing the visibility of African artists in various industries and to create a social environment for African cultural pride in the United States. I was.

“The emergence of African artists and culture during this period is very fascinating. Africa had a great influence on American culture, as evidenced by the introduction of the Afrobeat, which is now a staple of popular music.” We cannot deny that.

With some of Africa’s top musicians, the festival will continue to highlight the uniqueness of African music, fashion and entertainment, Lentini said.

The 3-day event starts on September 2nd and ends on September 4th. Wande Coal will appear as his main attraction on Catch One’s opening night. The African Marketplace pop-up and Afrobeat Day Party will be held at The Fountain LA on the second day at 2pm.
Exchange LA will feature a runway fashion display with live African music beginning at 5pm on the final day. Nigerian singer Yemi Alade will perform live at 8pm. The evening concludes with a red carpet event.

Celebrities confirmed to attend and walk the red carpet:
1. Folake Olowofoyeku (CBS “Bob Hearts Abishola”)
2. Bayo Akinfemi (CBS “Bob Hurts Abishola”)
3. Sammy Rotibi (Actor, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”)
4. Yinka Rythmz (music artist) Fanatic aka Billie Lennox (Grammy-winning multi-platinum record producer)
5. Isaac C. Singleton, Jr. (Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl)
6. Jimmy Jean-Louis (“Claws” TV series and SWAT) and others.

Venue location:
Catch 1: 4067 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90019
The Fountain LA: 2889 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Exchange LA: 618 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Media Contact:
Peter Lentini and Ankara Fashion & Music Festival Los Angeles (AFLA)
Deborah Griffin, Publicist
strictly industry
Email: deborahmckj@yahoo.com
Phone: 323-839-4521

Ankara Fashion & Music Festival Los Angeles (AFLA) – (Local Press Contacts)
Yvette Morales, Public Relations Manager
YM & Associates PR | Marketing | Branding
Email: YMoralesY@YM-PR.com
Phone: 949-244-9769

Ankara Fashion & Music Festival Los Angeles – VIP Talent & Media Executive Director
Noah Ogun Olide
Top Dreams Universal
Email Address: Topdreamsuniversal@gmail.com
Phone: 424-835-1057

Deborah Griffin
strictly industry
323-839-4521
deborahmckj@yahoo.com

Content courtesy of EIN Newswire, Ankara Fashion & Music Festival Los Angeles & NFH

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