The Vlisco Fashion Fund supports emerging designers and tailors in the process of establishing a career in fashion. The Vlisco team shares knowledge, access to an expanded network, and helps emerging fashion talent with skill-strengthening and brand-development for their African fashion labels. The Vlisco Fashion Fund winners receive career funding of €5000 to invest in new
new Art new Audiences aims to be a catalyst for the creation of new art that reaches new audiences in Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK. The new Art new Audiences call is interested in projects that showcase new art to 18 to 35-year-old audiences who haven’t seen your art before in the following art forms:
In June 2019, the British Council in partnership with Nesta (the UK’s innovation Foundation) will deliver the Creative Enterprise Programme again to East Africa. The Creative Enterprise Programme The Creative Enterprise Programme is designed to support entrepreneurs who are already in the process of setting up their own creative enterprise. The workshop content and activities
The PEP Kitenge design competition is an opportunity for many young designers to showcase their kitenge textile concepts for a chance to win prizes and kick-start their fashion career. PEP is the largest clothing discount retailer in Africa, with 300 stores across 7 African Countries. PEP is new to Uganda, opening its first store in 2016.
Made in Africa is a new fashion reality TV series where emerging fashion designers from across the continent battle it out to be crowned the best in the business. Each episode will also feature a panel of industry experts discussing the hottest trends and happenings in the world of fashion. Who will be a cut above?
The British Council in partnership with Nesta (the UK’s innovation foundation) will deliver the Creative Enterprise Programme to East Africa in 2018. Join other fashion entrepreneurs for an interactive workshop session in Kampala, Uganda. The British Council is looking for fashion entrepreneurs from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda to attend this 3-day
Choosing to join the fashion industry may be one of the most intimidating steps to take. It’s an extremely competitive world where the cool creatives and well-connected collectors have to work together to keep up with rapidly changing trends and a challenging audience. That being said, fashion careers can be fascinating to young people whose love for the fashion