The London GLOBAL CATWALK to mark the 2011 World AIDS Day will take place on Friday 2nd December, at the Boothroyd Hall, Castle Green Conference Centre, Gale Street, Essex, RM9 4UN.
It is part of a worldwide synchronized Music and Fashion Event, organized by POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread and AfricanActs Media.
The event will be simultaneously staged on the same day in different cities and countries around the world including London, Miami, Lagos, British Virgin Islands, Greece, The Bahamas, The Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago and others.
The one in London 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 dignitaries and VIPs as well as celebrities from Fashion, Music, Film, Television, Sport and other Arts, all sending out a powerful positive message to “Stop the Spread of HIV/AIDS!”
The London event will open with the screening of the movie “Unseen, Unsung, Unforgotten”, which will be followed by speeches and discussions and theatre acts.
The Fashion segment of the event will feature POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread with some of London’s multi -award winning fashion designers and runway models. Participating designers include Yemi Osunkoya of Kosibah Creations; Nkwo Onwuka of Nkwo designs; and Sue MK of Haranga African Klodz, as well as top men’s fashion designers, Benjamin Kitoko and Zekaryas Solomon.
The GLOBAL CATWALK will be choreographed by multi-award winning model trainer and TV personality, Catwalk Professor aka Mr Fierce.
Award-winning models walking the runway on the night will include London’s Male supermodel, Julius Reuben; multi-award winning Top Male Model of Colour Ibukun Jegede; Mr. World Guyana – Adam Max Chung; Male Supermodel – Prince Nkay; 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 in from Atlanta; Rosemary Chileshe – London’s supermodel of African origin; Sue Chintu – Face of the Universe; Maria Namiiro – former Miss World Uganda; together with POSITIVE RUNWAY’s own signature Red Ribbon Models® from Montenegro, Finland, Sweden, the UK, Cameroon; Ghana; Martinique; Zimbabwe, Uganda, Zambia and many others.
POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread® is a voluntary global HIV/AIDS response campaign. It tours the world working with celebrities as influential advocates in the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS and other scourges affecting today’s young people such as child trafficking, sexual responsibility, child abuse, drugs abuse, gun and knife violence, as well as negative peer pressure.
For further information about the event, please log on to www.positiverunway.org or www.facebook.com/pages/Positive-Runway-Global-Catwalk-to-Stop-the-Spread/103650343054766