The London Global Catwalk Fashion, Music, Film & Theatre event to mark the 2011 World Aids Day will be held on Friday 2nd December 2011, at the Boothroyd Hall, Castle Green Conference Centre, Gale Street, Essex, RM9 4UN, from 6.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.
The London Global Catwalk event is part of a worldwide synchronized Music and Fashion Event, which will be simultaneously staged on the same day in different cities and countries around the world including London; Miami; Abuja (Nigeria), Dar Es Salaam, The Dominican Republic; The British Virgin Islands, Trinidad & Tobago; Athens (Greece); The Bahamas and many others to commemorate the 2011 World Aids Day.
This 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 Ambassadors, VIPs, Diplomats and other dignitaries as well as celebrities from Fashion, Music, Film, Television, Sport and other Arts, to send out a powerful positive message to the young generation 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.
The Fashion segment of the event will feature some of London’s celebrity and multi-award winning fashion designers and runway models. Participating designers include
Anoosh Naghibi, from ITV2’s “Models, Misfits & Mayhem”; Yemi Osunkoya of Kosibah Creations; Nkwo Onwuka of Nkwo designs; men’s fashion designers, Benjamin Kitoko and Zekaryas Solomon.
The event will be choreographed by multi-award winning model trainer, 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; 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; Helena Rosenblad, Face of Sweden, who will be flying in from Stockholm; Rosemary Chileshe, London’s supermodel of African origin; Sue Chintu, Face of the Universe; Maria Namiiro; former Miss World Uganda; together with our very own Red Ribbon Models from Montenegro; Finland, Sweden, Barbados; England; Scotland; Cameroon; Ghana; Martinique; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Zambia; Zimbabwe, Uganda and many others.
Positive Runway: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread! is a global Hiv/Aids response campaign that tours the world working with models, beauty queens, fashion designers and other celebrities and VIPs from Fashion, Music, Film, Television, Sport and other Arts as effective advocates in the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS and other scourges affecting today’s young generation and society at large. Positive Runway’s signature Red Ribbon Models wear as the AIDS red ribbon on the left cheek as part of their make-up.