House of Oduduwa Partners Brazilian Government on Africa Fashion Week to Boost Cultural Ties

Barely a month after his historic visits to Brazil and Kenya, the recently unveiled Pan-African Unity & Business Initiatives of The Ooni Of Ife Kingdom, Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi,CFR, Ojaja II has started yielding positive results as the House of Oduduwa under his leadership and The Brazilian Government through its Embassy in Nigeria have agreed to a very healthy collaboration using the Africa Fashion Week Initiative to boost the economic and cultural ties between African continent and the South American country.

Announcing the introduction of The African Fashion Week Brazil at the Brazilian Embassy in Lagos on Friday during a press conference which she co-addressed alongside the Consulate General of Brazil in Lagos, H.E. Ministro André Veras Guimarães, the Ooni’s beautiful wife who doubles as Founder/CEO of the African Fashion Week London And Nigeria stated
that This Brazil’s edition of Africa Fashion Week which is scheduled to hold between 25th, 26th to 27th of May, 2023 at the Expo center in São Paulo, the most populous city in Brazil, will go a long way strengthening cultural and economic relationship between Africa and Brazil.

According to the Ooni’s queen, the event is also aimed at creating a synergy in the fashion industry between Brazil and Africa, as well as provide a platform for future cooperations.

Speaking during a press briefing to announce the event at the Consulate General of Brazil in Lagos, Ministro André Veras Guimarães, the Consul General of Brazil said the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria was established by Queen Ronke Ademiluyi Ogunwusi in 2014 with the aim of promoting emerging Africa fashion designers on global platforms, saying the fashion industry promotes diversity of culture expressions, values, creativity and depicts the tradition of textiles and craftsmanship.