Africa Fashion Week London 2020 – Covid-19 update

Decision on whether or not event goes ahead will be made in 30 days

ORGANISERS OF the Africa Fashion Week London 2020 have suspended tickets sales for their event but have delayed making a decision on whether or not they cancel for the next 30 days.

With the highly anticipated event scheduled for August a statement said they are ‘following the advice of the UK Government’ and will ‘hold steady’ in respect of annoucning a postponement or cancellation.

Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, CEO & Founder of Africa Fashion Week London & Nigeria, said in the stamenent: “AFWL2020 is due to take place on 7-8 August which is four and a half months away. While some of our friends and colleagues who hold similar events have been cancelling or postponing; we are going to hold steady for the next 30 days.

“We will decide how to proceed with this year’s event by mid-April. We are also going to suspend ticket sales until then.

“I do hope we can still meet this year. I know this crisis is having an unprecedented effect on our industry, our loved ones, friends and colleagues. Our love and support are with all who have been affected personally.

“We will continue to share news, important updates and, of course, fashion on our social media platforms in the coming weeks.

“In the meantime, let’s sit tight, stay healthy, help each other and follow official guidance.”

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