FAFA was set-up in 2008 during the post-election violence which took place in Kenya. Organised by individuals from different nationalities and walks of life who came together with the belief that peace is fundamental to development and prosperity and hopes to encourage the inspiring and positive.
As many countries throughout the region continue to know human rights abuse, civil unrest and war, FAFA aims to change perceptions of other communities one mind at a time by exploring and bridging cultures through fashion, art and music. Festival for Fashion and Arts, organises ‘Fashion for Peace’ which is focused on bringing together established and emerging African fashion designers from across the continent. FAFA’s main event is an annual, glamorous fashion show which takes place in Nairobi, Kenya known as ‘Fashion for Peace’. It brings together established African designers and creative individuals who are supportive of the continent and celebrates the immense creative talent being nurtured in Africa that undoubtedly deserves global recognition. FAFA believes that exploring and bridging cultures through fashion, art and music influences positive perceptions communities have of each other.
To find out more information about the event , you can visit http://fafakenya.org/index.php?id=6 for tickets, and the location of the event if you happen to be passing through Kenya . Its the event worth checking out