iRock! UK holds press launch in LondonEntertainment London, United Kingdom - 03 February 2012
The social enterprise i Rock! UK announces the unveiling of the "Tribes of Africa" show in May during its launch event on February 2, 2012 at London’s Grange Hotel near Tower Bridge.
Viola Ncube, the i Rock! UK director and founder, said "the TOA show will create an eclectic showcase of traditional and modern African couture collections in celebration of the elegance and diversity of African nations".
iRock! UK is a London based social enterprise which is focused on providing youth from ethnic minority backgrounds with mentoring and work placement opportunities.
Key supporters at the launch included property tycoon “Secret Millionaire”, Caroline Marsh, 2009 CNN Hero award winner Betty Makoni and London 2012 mayoral candidate, Siobhan Benita.
The show which is scheduled to coincide with the Africa Day celebrations in May, will include amongst others designers Nigeria’s Kemkem Studios, Chichia London from Tanzania, Ghanaian Beatrice K Newman, Tina Lobondi (Congo) and Stacey Kidega from Uganda.
Group photo by Bright Gurupira