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Ghanaian Designer,Ophelia Crossland Selected To Showcase Ghanaian Kente On Global Stage

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Award-winning Ghanaian fashion designer, Ophelia Crossland has been nominated to represent Ghana at the 2019 Qipao Invitational Exhibition at the National Silk Museum, Hangzhou City, China.

The theme for design for this year’s event is “Weddings”

Crossland was selected alongside 9 other designers from the UK, France, Russia, Japan, South Korea and Japan after a rigorous submission process in June of this year.

The selection makes her the first Ghanaian designer to showcase at the event which attracts scores of tourists and culture enthusiasts from around the world. 

“It gives me great joy and excitement to tell Ghana’s cultural story on such a platform, says the phenomenal designer, “I believe this is a matter of pride and honor for myself and the nation as a whole”

Ophelia Crossland uses the iconic Ghanaian Kente alongside very advanced techniques in fashion design to create the Qipao.

“For me Kente represents the country best and so when we were asked to take up the Qipao challenge, I had no option than to use the intricately woven Kente and it kept really well,” She added

The Global Qipao Invitational Exhibition begins on the 22nd Of September and will last for a month. It’s aim is to provide cross-boundary interactions between culture and tourism, tradition, fashion, art and life.

It is hosted by the China National Silk Museum, the leading fashion located close to the famous West Lake in Hangzhou, China.  The Gallery is currently the only institution with a permanent fashion gallery in the world housing a collection of over 40,000 pieces of Western and Chinese textile productions spanning over 4000 years of human creativity.

The Qipao/Cheongsam is the most representative form of traditional costumes for Chinese women. It’s stand up collar and tight fitting has caught the attention of the fashion world for decades and a trend still popular among Chinese women.

As an accomplished fashion designer, who has been in the industry for over 16 years, Ophelia Crossland is not new to global events such as this. In 2017, she was selected by international Jewelry brand, Swarovski s its West African brand ambassador and selected to showcase at the Global Exposé in Dubai.

She’ll be representing Ghana and the African continent at the Exhibition.

Social Media

Instagram:www.instagram.com/ophelia_crossland

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Ophelia Crossland Designs

Website: www.opheliacrosslandgh.com

Wikipedia: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophelia_Crossland

Awards

Glitz Womenswear Designer 2018

Swarovski Brand Ambassador in West Africa 2017-2018.

Feminine Ghana Achievement Award for “The Most Outstanding Fashion Designer 2015”.

Ghana Movie Awards for “Best Wardrobe and Costume Designer 2014”.

Ghana Fashion Awards for “Emerging Designer 2012”.

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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Opens Nominations For 23rd Edition

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The organisers if the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Charterhouse Ghana, have opened nominations for this year’s edition.

They are therefore calling on all GH artistes, producers, and record labels with works released between Jan 1st – Dec 31st, 2021 to submit your entries for VGMA23 nominations to www.entry.ghanamusicawards.com

See their press release below:

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KiDi, Kuami Eugene To Perform At Indigo At The O₂ In London On March 6

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Lynx Entertainment signees, KiDi and Kuami Eugene are spreading their wings as far as their music careers are concerned.

While their songs are making inroads into other music markets the world over, they are not resting on their laurels in their bid to have a physical presence in those areas.

On 6th March 2022, the two Ghanaian music superstars will be performing at the Indigo at the O2 in London.

KiDi and Kuami Eugene are two of Ghana’s illustrious sons in the music industry who have enjoyed critical and commercial success, less than six years into their music careers.

They have quickly established themselves and have found places in the Highlife and Afrobeats genres.

KiDi, who is currently Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Afrobeats Artiste of the Year has released hugely successful singles such as ‘Odo’, ‘Say Cheese’, ‘Enjoyment’ and the 2021 smash hit ‘Touch It’ which went viral on TikTok and spent several weeks on the UK Afrobeats Chart and the Billboard Global Triller Chart.

Kuami Eugene is a four-time Highlife Artist of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). He also won the ultimate slot (Artiste of the Year) at the 2020 VGMA.

He is known for hit songs such as ‘Angela’, ‘Confusion’, ‘Wish Me Well’, ‘Open Gate’ and is currently enjoying a lot of success with his massive collaborations such as ‘Happy Day’ (with Sarkodie) and ‘Love Nwantiti’ remix (with Ckay and Joeboy).

Kuami and KiDi are also loved for their riveting stagecraft and have rocked a lot of high-profile stages (both home and abroad).

Click on the link below for all your ticket reservations: https://www.axs.com/uk/events/421801/kidi-and-kuami-eugene-tickets?skin=indigo

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Juliet Ibrahim Collaborates With United Airlines For “A Toast To Life” Book Tour

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Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim teams up with global airline company United Airlines as she is set to tour America with her book ‘A Toast To Life’.

This collaboration comes as Juliet Ibrahim was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 by MIPAD.

As a Mipadian, The Actress will be working with United Airlines to promote their routes across continents.

Announcing the new partnership via social media, a delighted Juliet, expressed how it will be easier to go on her tour due to the convenience of a direct flight from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America.

She wrote; ” Super excited to be collaborating with @united this January as I tour the USA with my book @atoasttolifebook Flying direct from Ghana and Nigeria to Dulles airport is so convenient! Let the globetrotting #2022 begin!!! Thanks to @mipad100 for the connect. #USAtriploading #Traveltheworld #United #MyUnitedJourney”

‘A Toast To Life’ is a highly acclaimed auto-biography detailing how Juliet Ibrahim survived three civil wars and how she lost some family members while her family was trying to escape from rebels. The book also reveals her survival from rape and sexual abuse, the ups and downs of her previous relationships, dealing with self-esteem issues, depression and Motherhood.

‘A Toast To Life’ is available for purchase online on Amazon, Kindle, and in several bookstores.

United Airlines is a major American-owned company that flies direct from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America and vice versa. The airline operates a large domestic and international route network spanning cities large and small across the United States and all six inhabited continents. United Airlines is the third-largest airline in the world and the actress turn author is indeed going global.

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