The annual show was held at the, COVID-19 compliant, Wheatbaker Lagos in line with Lagos state health protocol. The pioneering platform was streamed live to a global audience for the first-ever Virtual (Hybrid) edition
Pan African Music Fashion Runway #MFR named “Nigeria’s most influential fashion brand” is a cultural showcase platform blending contemporary Pan African designers, international runway models, cutting edge fashion with live music excellence: a celebration of our rich African cultural heritage.
The event was attended by 1st runner up BBNAIJA season 5: Dorathy Bachor, Prince Nelson Enwerem (Mr. Nigeria 2018) as special VIP guests of NMO Management, the founding organizers of MFR AND GCAA
With 35 international & Pan African runway supermodels & 11 Pan African designers MFR2020 FASHION DESIGNERS were:
- Glee Premium
- Anie’s Collection
- USay By Tomi
- Rafiat Clothing
- Jurio Luti
- Joseph Ejiro
- Cute-Saint Lagos
- Skentele By Etti
- Steve Ray Couture
- Ade Bakare Couture
The Game Changer Africa Acknowledgement Awards #GCAA presentation program segment anchored by Wofai Samuel held as a separate segment during the Music Fashion Runway show program – an award presentation honoring industry trailblazers and pioneers recognizing their valuable contribution towards the growth in the creative industry.
2020 Award recipients: Silverbird Group; President/CEO, Guy Murray-Bruce accepted the Award on behalf of the organization. National Treasure Helen Prest Ajayi: Miss Nigeria, lawyer, and Philanthropist and Ade Bakare, veteran Nigerian international designer attended the event accepting awards presented by Ngozi Omambala MD/CEO, NMO Management Limited, founders & organizers of the Pan African Music Fashion Runway and Game Changer Africa Acknowledgement.
A new Award category Music Fashion Runway #MFR Star Model Award 2020 was introduced to acknowledge the work of top international African models and their significant contribution to the fashion industry internationally.
Winners: MFR star Model Award 2020 (male/female)
1) Nelson Oghenekewe
2) Kemi Amusam
Both were runway models in the Pan African Music Fashion Runway 2020
The presentation was made by Ovo Ogufere, Creative Director, XA Model Agency (Nigeria).