Black community members who have excelled in Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television and Arts to be honoured on 30th October
12th October 2010: The 2ND Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television and Arts (BEFFTA) Awards giving ceremony is set to take place in London, at Central Hall Westminster on 30th October.
The event will be attended by a host of African, Caribbean and Asian personalities within entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.
The prestigious BEFFTA Awards celebrate and reward the achievements of the known and unknown black personalities within entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts.
BEFFTA Awards also aim at promoting and creating awareness of unrecognised great talent. The glamorous and black tie unique Award ceremony promises to be another historic event.
Entertainment on the night includes a creative hair show by international celebrity hairstylist Verona white, performances by Stedman of Five Star, talented singer Hayley Cassidy and many more.
As a way of ensuring continued promotion of talent within black and ethnic minority communities BEFFTA Awards has also introduced BEFFTA TV show which will debut on SKY this month with Pauline Long, the founder of BEFFTA Awards as the main presenter and regular guest presenter.
Some of the clips of the BEFFTA TV show promoting 2010 nominees can be found on BEFFTA YouTube channel www.youtube.com/befftaawards
BEFFTA 2010 nominees were nominated by the public and the final decision made by a panel of BEFFTA Members.
The AfroNews has been nominated as the Best Community Newspaper. Journalist of the year nominees include Stephen Ogongo, Editor of The AfroNews and Janelle Oswald.
Nominees in the entertainment category include Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke, Sofia Hayat, Lil P, Victizzle, Shady Blue and more.
The fashion category nominees include Naomi Campbell, Asakeoge Couture, Maxine Griffith, Catwalk Professor and other notable and new names in the industry.
Nominees in TV category include Angelica Bell, Shoggy Tosh and Sporah of The Sporah Show.
Other nomination categories include DJs, actors, fashion designers, radio and TV personalities, beauty pageants, makeup artists, wardrobe stylists, film directors.
For full list of BEFFTA 2010 nominees and how to text vote, please visit www.beffta.com/news
BEFFTA TICKETS INFORMATION
VIP tickets are limited and on request only. Please send an email to [email protected]
Standard tickets cost £20 and can be purchased online or at the door. www.beffta.com/news
Here are some of the BEFFTA clips
Vote for Afro News to win BEFFTA Community Newspaper Award