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August 23rd, 2013

The SIXTH SWAHILI FASHION WEEK, East and Central Africa’s Largest Fashion event coming soon!

The SIXTH SWAHILI FASHION WEEK, East and Central Africa’s Largest Fashion event and Awards is exactly 127 DAYS away. Also will be SWAHILI FASHION WEEK AWARDS 2013 as East & Central Africa’s First Fashion Awards which was launched in 2011 now 20 Award categories celebrating excellence in  Tanzania’s fashion Industry and that of East African region as well.

Would you like any new categories to be created?
Email them at awards@swahilifashionweek.com

in the meantime you can CLICK HERE to find out last year 2012 winners in various categories.
The award ceremony will be held on 8 December 2013 at 2000hrs in Dar es Salaam

SO SAVE YOUR DATES: 5-8 December, Dar es Salaam as Swahili Fashion week is NOW in its 6th Year and this year they shall Grow from a 3 days event to a 4 Day event. There will be RUNWAY SHOWS, SHOPPING FESTIVAL,  AWARDS, AFTER PARTIES, MODEL CASTING and COMPETITION!

DESIGNERS:

  • Application for Tanzanians designers CLOSED
  • Regional, African and International designers application still OPEN
  • DEADLINE for last application 30 August 2013
  • All designers work should be BASATA (National Arts & Council) rules compliant.

Now in its SIXTH YEAR,Swahili Fashion Week has put a stamp into creatingbrands which are now household names, most starting their careers from humble beginnings via the emerging designer competition platform since its inception IN 2008

In its SIXTH year who shall be the next icon?

Past edition winners:
2008 Edwin Musiba (TZ)
2009 2jenge Afrika Matalay (TZ)
2010 Subira Wahure (TZ)
2011 Sarah Masenga (TZ)
2012 Philista Oniang’o (KE)
2013 ????????????????

If you or someone you know might be interested in competing this year, kindly contact their fashion coordinator Mr. Arroyal

The winner will be announced on Saturday 7 DECEMBER 2013

Note that Swahili Fashion Week AWARDS will be anEXCLUSIVE Separate event on 8 December

GET ready to experience one of THE BEST shows in East Africa.

Washington Benbella
MANAGER
+255 717 547 792
washington@swahilifashionweek.com

Honest Arroyal
FASHION COORDINATOR
+255 656 478 947
designers@swahilifashionweek.com





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