AfroAsia Week UK is a registered Non Profit Organisation working to improve community cohesion, social integration and celebrate African and Asian heritage through positive action.
We invite you to join us in our special community event this year from 14th August to 16th August 2015 at the UK Centre for Carnival Arts in Luton, Bedfordshire.
The event will involve showcasing foods, fashion, business and heritage with an aim to bring the entire community across all cultures and faiths to celebrate and raise awareness of the culture and traditions of Africans and Asians in Great Britain.
For Full Details Please Download The 2015 Guide
Nominate your peers, friends and family for their work in the public, private and leisure sector. Entries close soon, and winners are decided by public vote.
Exhibit, showcase, sell and sign up visitors for your goods or services in an all day late evening luxury setting with an in house cafe bar from only £99
Upcoming and Established designers, showcase fashion part sponsored by Yamaha depicting haute couture at its best, vibrancy, creativity, traditional and modern fusion subsidised by our sponsors at just £99
Sign up to participate in the culture pageant and show us your full national dress and traditional evening dress to grab the Miss AfroAsia title if you are aged 18-25
ADVERTISE: Support us by paying to advertise on our website, in our print magazine and on our red carpet or sponsor one of our award categories. Advertising starts from £15
LIST YOUR BUSINESS/SERVICE/EXPERTISE: List your business, products or professional service in our all new online directory. Choose from standard or enhanced listings to let everyone know where to find you.
DINE: Visit our food hall for delectable treats, dishes and delights from all parts of the Asian and African continents. Dine in style in a plush, fully air conditioned cafe with wifi access.
ATTEND: Grab Free Tickets and Early bird tickets to the event on both days
PRESS: Request press passes and download our press kit or share our press release with your network
BOOKMARK: Make a note of the dates in your diary and sign up to our newsdesk for up to date information about the event
By advertising, showcasing or exhibiting at this event, you stand to reach new customers, acquire new distributors, achieve sales and also support a good cause. Funds from this year will go toward
- Ensuring we can continue to run our food bank from a fixed premises
- Supporting youth and the elderly with food drops
- Helping members of the community through outreach to learn more about each other
- Furthering our main aims and objectives
Support us on social media using tags #AfroAsiaWeek #NotJustAMinority and grab our merchandise emblazoned with our NJAM slogan from our website from 5th of April 2015.
As a non profit, we focus on issues which affect our community, our aims at AfroAsia weeek include:
1. Unity - bringing together two cultures and highlighting the benefits of social and cultural cohesion.
2. Community Integration, bringing cultural togetherness and cultural inspiration
3. To bring cultural showcasing to the forefront to assist and support others in the community
4. To empower women and youth with positive self identity, empowerment, improved self esteem and dignity in their origins.
5. To recognise and publicly award community champions with merits which will further improve the benefit of their work and activities
6. To enable small and medium enterprises including cottage businesses to showcase and acquire clientele to grow their business
7. To showcase and encourage showcase of fashion from Asia and Africa
8. To provide showcase and advertisement opportunities to businesses based in the UK run by Asians and Africans.
9. To introduce and encourage increased culture and ethnic interaction between Asians and Africans
10. To provide a support point for Africans and Asians in the UK regionally and nationally.
11. To provide training and learning opportunities for youth and adults including corporate organisations in awareness, literacy, culture, cookery and social integration
12. To engage aged members of the community in teaching and giving insight into cultural knowledge through seminars, courses and talks.