ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, August 26, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 13

A chance to shine in London

By Nedra Wickremesinghe. Pix by J. Weerasekera.

Some of the creations at the fashion show.

The British Council announced the launch of the inaugural “International Young Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year 2008” (IYFEY) award at a news conference cum fashion show by five designers and reception at the Zanzibar.

Under this scheme, the British Council will offer an exciting opportunity to a young Sri Lankan entrepreneur in the 25 to 35 age category already working in the field of fashion. This award forming part of a global British Council initiative – the Sri Lankan winner is likely to be invited to compete against other IYFEY winners from around the world, and to be judged in London during the London Fashion Week in February’09. The lucky winner will get a chance to showcase her/his work at the London Fashion Week and enjoy an all expenses paid trip to London.

For more information and to download the application form, log on to

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