MoonLook has partnered with FashionAFRICANA to present the first FestivalAFRICANA, a virtual celebration of contemporary African creativity.
This series of programs created to magnify the talents of African creatives gives the public a glimpse of African culture through fashion and design.
The first of the series which will return every quarter, will take place from October 17 to 18 in a virtual format on FestivalAFRICANA.com.
Highlights will include:
<br>• The broadcast of "There's no place like home" a short film featuring Ghanaian creators - shot along the narrow streets of Cape Coast, Ghana - followed by commentary from the production team and Saran Koly
<br>• The broadcast of "Shapers" a documentary on creativity in Ghana through the prism of women that shape the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries
<br>• Performance live from Ghanaian artist and singer, Worlasi
<br>• African dance class with artist Elizabeth Efua Sutherland
FestivalAFRICANA is carried by three black women:
Demeatria Boccella, philanthropy professional and founder of FashionAFRICANA, based in Pittsburgh;
Nelly wandji, producer, gallery owner, specialist in brands and international trade, founder of MoonLook based in Paris
Saran Koly, London-based, multi-faceted Pan-African artist, writer and creative director.
The theme of FestivalAFRICANA's first opus is " There's no place like home ”, There is no place like home.
To attend the festival book on festivalAFRICANA.com
The featured designers have all designed limited-edition pieces available exclusively to participants from October 16 here on MoonLook
DESIGNERS & ARTISTS
They are part of global conversations, while remaining authentic, proud of their heritage, their traditions and revive centuries-old know-how in the DNA of their brands. Discover our selection of 15 actors from the Ghanaian creative scene from fashion to culture to beauty and design.
FASHION & DESIGN
They represent more than half of the continental population and play a central role in the creative sectors, we gave a voice to women. They tell us in a documentary their inspirations, their process of conception and realization: how they shape the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries. They each express themselves through their discipline and their unique experiences. Trailer opposite: