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World Fashion Awards

World Fashion Awards | The first ever World Fashion Week- World Fashion Awards is announced to be held in the United States in 2007. Los Angeles will act as inaugurating city and while 38 countries are confirmed to participate, the expectations are overwhelming. As an opening act, the World Fashion Week – World Fashion Awards will host its World Premiere and Welcoming Gala on December 7th, 2006 at the Kodak Theatre (House of The Academy Awards). The Gala, will serve as the official introduction of The First Annual World Fashion Week – World Fashion Awards USA 2007 to worldwide media, the International Fashion Industry, and all participating countries in a fundraising effort for Humanitarian Aid. The first ever World Fashion Week - World Fashion Awards provides worldwide exposure and recognition for participants, with a special interest in establishing cultural bridges and trade opportunities. This 7-day -Olympic-Style- event will close the International fashion calendar each year by featuring the top Fashion Designers from the strongest fashion nations around the world, showcasing highlights from current and future seasons. Participants are given recognition not only as individuals, but also as representatives of their countries, cultures and national fashion industries. Acknowledging fashion as one of the most powerful economic forces around the world, the 6th day of the World Fashion Week is dedicated to a massive fundraising initiative for humanitarian causes. A "World Fashion Telethon" will take place in each participating country in an effort to solidify the concept of "Fashion for Peace". The World Fashion Foundation is in active partnership with international foundations committed to raise funds on behalf of the world's most vulnerable issues. Long recognized as the Media Capital of the World, Los Angeles will provide its state-of-the-art facilities for the World Fashion Week - World Fashion Awards. The Black-tie Premiere Event is bringing together Royal Families, Governmental Figures, Fashion Experts, Members from worldwide Trade Commissions and Tourism Offices, Top Fashion Designers, Top Models, Celebrities, Artist/ Performers, Influential Leaders as well as International Press and Media, gathering at the biggest fashion undertaking in history. The Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio R. Villaraigosa, has appreciated the potential of this event as "an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of ideas, perspectives and achievements in fashion". The Mayor has expressed his support to this event that holds international interest, a prominent humanitarian aspect and a strong multicultural philosophy. "Together in partnership we can make a positive impact." Attending countries for the 2006 Premiere and the 2007 World Fashion Week are: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, UK and USA.
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