Hub of Africa Fashion Week: Ethiopia & Tanzania Top ‘Origin Africa’ Showcase

Hub of Africa Fashion Week took place at the African Union conference center in Addis Ababa last week. (Courtesy photos)

Tadias Magazine
Events News

Saturday, May 5, 2012

New York (TADIAS) – Ethiopian designer Mafi and Tanzania’s Doreen Mashika have won the Origin Africa designers showcase at The 2012 Hub of Africa Fashion Week held in Addis Ababa last week. The Ethiopian designer will be heading to New York to participate at The Africa Fashion Week New York in July.

The event this year was part the “Origin Africa” expo – an annual gathering organized by The African Cotton and Textile Industries Federation (ACTIF). The fashion show was sponsored by USAID East Africa’s Trade Expansion program. The list of participating countries included Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, The Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Africa.

Here are photos from the show courtesy of Hub of Africa Fashion Week:

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You can learn more about the show at www.thehubfashionweek.com, or at www.origin-africa.org.

Related:
Ethiopian, Tanzanian bag top honours at Addis fashion event (The East African)

5 Responses to “Hub of Africa Fashion Week: Ethiopia & Tanzania Top ‘Origin Africa’ Showcase”


  1. 1 Nunu May 5th, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    Wow.the fashion is smashing,simple, elegant…

  2. 2 Sylvia Mwaura May 6th, 2012 at 7:40 am

    Hi,

    i showcased on Tuesday night at the Hub Of Africa Show 2012. Is there a way you could feature samples of my collection?

  3. 3 Ennuye Befekadu May 27th, 2012 at 12:50 am

    wow!!!! it is amazing is there any way i can also participate?

  4. 4 aida victoria Jul 4th, 2012 at 5:27 am

    love everything because am into fashion and designing to is it possible for me to take part and have some of my samples featured?

  5. 5 aida victoria Jul 4th, 2012 at 5:30 am

    am in vienna college namugongo uganda

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