WORLD AIDS DAY GLOBAL CATWALK EVENT
London -Tuesday, 8 November 2011: Top Models are set to strut their stuff for purpose and to walk for a cause at the London GLOBAL CATWALK Fashion, Music, Film & Theatre Event to mark the 2011 World AIDS Day, on Friday 2 nd December 2011, at the Boothroyd Hall, Castle Green Conference Centre, Gale Street, Essex, RM9 4UN.
The London GLOBAL CATWALK event is part of a worldwide synchronized Music and Fashion Event, organized by POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread, which will be simultaneously staged on the same day in different cities and countries around the world including London, Miami, Lagos, British Virgin Islands, Greece, The Bahamas, The Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago and others to commemorate the 2011 World AIDS Day.
This London event will be a red carpet event combining Fashion, Music, Theatre and Film Screening with POSITIVE RUNWAY’s signature Red Ribbon Models® walking the Runway. The event will be filmed for worldwide broadcasting and will be graced by dignitaries and VIPs as well as celebrities from Fashion, Music, Film, Television, Sport and other Arts, to send out a powerful positive message to “Stop the Spread of HIV/AIDS!”
The London event will open with the film screening of the movie “ Unseen, Unsung, Unforgotten”, which will be followed by speeches and audience discussion with a Panel and theatre acts, organized by AfricanActs Media.
The Fashion segment of the event will feature POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread with some of London’s multi -award winning fashion designers and runway models. Participating designers include Yemi Osunkoya of Kosibah Creations; Nkwo Onwuka of Nkwo designs; and Sue MK of Haranga African Klodz, as well as top men’s fashion designers, Benjamin Kitoko and Zekaryas Solomon.
The GLOBAL CATWALK will be choreographed by multi-award winning model trainer and TV personality, Catwalk Professor (a.k.a.) Mr Fierce. Award-winning models walking the runway on the night include, London's Male supermodel, Julius Reuben; multi-award winning Top Male Model of Colour, Ibukun Jegede; Mr World Guyana, Adam Max Chung; male supermodel, Prince Nkay; and BEFFTA 2011 Best Male Model Award Winner Dwain Stephens. Female models will include Alasia Ballard, from America's Next Top Model, who will be flying from Atlanta; Rosemary Chileshe, London's supermodel of African origin; Sue Chintu, Face of the Universe; Maria Namiiro; former Miss World Uganda; together with POSITIVE RUNWAY’s own signature Red Ribbon Models® from Montenegro, Finland, Sweden, the UK, Cameroon; Ghana; Martinique; Zimbabwe, Uganda, Zambia and many others.
POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread® is a voluntary global HIV/AIDS response campaign that tours the world working with beauty queens, models, fashion designers, music artists and celebrities from film, music, television, sport and other arts as influential advocates in the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS and other scourges affecting today’s young generation such as child trafficking, sexual responsibility, child abuse, drugs abuse, gun and knife violence, as well as negative peer pressure, among many other vices.
The London World AIDS Day event is organised by AfricanActs Media in association with POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread.