‘Music Meets Runway’ returns with African edition

D'banj, Tuface, Wizkid and Tiwa
THE organisers of the annual fashion and music event Music Meets Runway (MMR), Le Reve Events, has announced that this year’s MMR will be an ‘African Edition’ with participation from different African countries.
“Last year’s Icons Edition featured four of the most outstanding designers in Nigeria; Ituen Basi, Mai Atafo, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi and Deola Sagoe.

The audience was thrilled with performances from Tuface, D’banj, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay, Lola Rae and the legends like, Dr Victor Olaiya and Femi Kuti. International fashion designer and fashion icon Angela Simmons hosted the event alongside Nigeria’s very own Ik Osakidowa. International supermodel Alek Wek also thrilled guests as she strutted down the MMR runway and presented Deola Sagoe with the Icon of The Icons Award.
Career in fashion
“Following in the tradition of MMR, the organiser through its foundation, MMR Foundation will identify a talent through the competition MMR Rising Icon which is sponsored by Sovereign Trust Insurance.  The winner will be supported with: a cash prize to help launch career in fashion, an extensive mentorship program, a feature in the MMR Magazine, showcase a full collection at Music Meets Runway 2015 and become a MMR Brand Ambassador.
“As the time draws closer for MMR 2014 many keen followers are eager to find out who will grace the runway and performance stage at this year’s edition. That is one question many will have to wait to get an answer to in a matter of days.
“We are able to leverage our love for fashion and music to provide opportunities for philanthropic growth” says Jennifer Olize, Founder of Music Meets Runway. MMR 2014, which was recently endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism, will promote tourism in Nigeria by bringing Africa to Nigeria.“”MMR AFRICA” is scheduled to hold at Eko Hotel & Suites in December, 2014.


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