International Press Conference: Wednesday 9th November 2022
Main event: Saturday 3rd December 2022
Naval Dockyard, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island Lagos Nigeria, West Africa.
Pan African Music Fashion Runway #MFR
Named “Nigeria’s most influential fashion brand” is a cultural showcase platform blending contemporary Pan African designers, international runway models, cutting edge fashion with live music excellence: a celebration our rich African cultural heritage.”
#MFR2022 :Theme: Fashion forward: A call to action for a green and sustainable Continent, which empowers and unites young Pan African creatives.
The Game Changer Africa Acknowledgement #GCAA
Award platform program at #MFR honours trailblazers and pioneers; recognizing their significant contribution in the creative industry.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Best Actress AMVCA) global icon and movie legend:
Kunle Afolayan Legendary film director
Lanre Da Silva: iconic fashion designer
The late Wale Aborderin Philanthropist – Former Chairman Punch Newpapers:
Maki OH: Amaka Osakwe – Worldwide Brand fashion designer (Michelle Obama, Kerry Washington, Lupita Nyong’o, Beyonce, Lady GaGa)
Guy Murray-Bruce President: Silverbird Group
Helen Prest Ajayi – Miss Nigeria 1971
Ade Bakare Couture – celebrating 30 years of fashion and style.
Ejiro Amos Tafiri- Award winning international designer
Kelechi Amadi Obi – world renown photographer
Linda Ikeji Billionaire Blogger
Brenda Emmanus OBE-veteran international broadcaster
Founders & producers: NMO Management Limited
Group Managing Director/CEO Dr. Ngozi Omambala says:
“We are proud to present Pan African 8th annual Music Fashion Runway #MFR Hybrid (physical and online) Edition and Game Changer Africa Acknowledgement Award #GCAA
Happy to see return of our physical event after two years of online predominance (due to the pandemic) whilst shining the spotlight on the perils of environment and climate change on the Continent.
#MFR2022 promises its signature contemporary/cultural showpiece experience. We have expanded the platform to include Pan African satelite activities in the lead up to MFR2022 ‘Road to #MFR’ with ‘open days’ in the Art and Cultural community at iconic venues Museums and Galleries across Lagos.
Pan African 8th annual Music Fashion Runway will be streamed Live via our social media Platforms – as was last year’s successful event – which opened the pioneering music and fashion platform to a global virtual international audience of over 10,000 watching live.
This year’s 2022 hybrid edition (fully physical and Virtual) will still embrace our international online fan base as well as physical guests at this stunning location.
Our priority as always is to produce in a safe and secure environment, a first class event of live music excellence, whilst showcasing Pan African fashion, established designers and international runway models.
Our invaluable experience and hindsight gives us the unique privilege to create and deliver an event without compromising on entertainment value.”
Music Fashion Runway #MFR for the second year in succession has selected TWO Ambassadors: OYINDAMOLA OKUFUYE and MAYOWA ADEDUGBE. Both have risen to walk international runways and are well-deserved winners of #MFR Model of year Award 2021. Check out the stunning campaign visual for 8th annual Pan African Music Fashion Runway #MFR and Game Changer Africa Acknowledgement Award #GCAA
MFR2022 campaign Visual credit: Phototography: Ofure Ighalo
Designer: Joseph Ejiro.
Models.Oyin and Mayowa
Location: UK Deputy High Commission residence Lagos, Nigeria
Concept and copyright: NMO MANAGEMENT LIMITED
Golden Break Through (GBT) Auditions #MFR Model Search 2022 – Youth Empowerment initiative:
Tlhe NMO Management #Golden Break Through (GBT) AUDITION platform, is a youth empowerment and social responsibility talent hunt initiative which supports upcoming creative talent.
The GBT #Music Fashion Runway online Model Search 2022 as with last year, will select two upcoming models – who will be given a once in a lifetime opportunity- to kick start their modeling careers by walking the #MFR 2022 catwalk.
For more information and entry requirements enter follow on Instagram: @gbtauditions @musicfashionrunway @loudnproudlive1
Host announcement exclusive! Iconic award winning veteran broadcaster Brenda Emmanus OBE has been confirmed as host of 8th annual Pan African Music Fashion Runway #MFR 2022 Saturday 3rd December in Lagos, Nigeria to be live streamed globally.
Legendary award winning broadcaster Ms Brenda Emmanus OBE – has a career history spanning over 20 years is the international face of fashion, arts, culture and media. Brenda Emmanus OBE made her mark as one of the main presenters of ‘The Clothes Show’ the BBC’s iconic flagship fashion program for 5 years, watched by millions of viewers. Her impressive career history to date spans across Television, Journalism and radio, having interviewed the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama to name a few. In 2019 Brenda Emmanus – of Afro Caribbean descent- was awarded OBE from late HRH Queen Elizabeth II of England for her services to broadcasting and diversity and received an honorary Doctorate in 2020. She has a passion for supporting women in business.
Dr. Ngozi Omambala Group MD/CEO NMO Management Limited says
“Brenda Emmanus OBE brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our Continent rivaled by none on the planet. NMO Management is honoured and filled with pride to welcome Brenda Emmanus OBE back for second year as host of 8th annual Pan African Music Fashion Runway show 2022. She adds priceless value to an already successful proudly Pan African entertainment platform. Her involvement further opens up the diaspora and its connectivity across UK, Europe, USA and beyond, showcasing Africa to the world.”
MFR2022 THEME SONG a feel good anthem called ‘AMAKA’ by SQIU courtesy NMO Music Inc.and LoudNProudLive to add to your playlists because music is a Universal language and a fundamental aspect of the #MFR platform.
NB: Live stream platforms and social media handles to watch #MFR Saturday 3rd December at #7PM
#MFR Social media Platforms: Live Streaming event : 7pm
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