FIMA 2018 X Promostyl Partnership
The 11th edition of FIMA (International Fashion Festival in Africa) was held in Dakhla from 21st to 24th November 2018, where PromoSTYL was a partner of the event.
Solange Boccovi, our sales representative in Nigeria was present for the occasion and led a conference in front of the members of the textile industry.
Among the designers who were present, some famous ones were spotted for example, Burkinabé Pathé’o (who dressed Nelson Mandela), David Tlale, Gilles Touré, Ade Bakare, Burkinabè Bazem’sé or Collé Ardo Sow.
Other emerging talents participated, including the winner of the 2017 FIMA Young Designer Award.
The FIMA 2018 had a beautiful program with, conferences, master classes, and several contests for young designers, supermodels, jewelers and craftsmen, as well as the «Pan-African runway», followed by the Great Night of the Fima with «The Designers Runway of the Five Continents » which closed this 11th edition.
Highlighting some numbers for this 2018 edition of FIMA: an initial budget of 25 million dirhams (2 million euros) with the participation of 32 African countries and more than 40 designers at the rendez-vous, contributed to the success of this event.
Quoting Alphadi, UNESCO Artist for Peace and Founder of FIMA, «Art and culture, vectors of African integration. «